Meet the 26-year-old farmer who owns 50-acre farm, says he started while in secondary school

Meet the 26-year-old farmer who owns 50-acre farm, says he started while in secondary school

- A 26-year-old UG graduate has managed to procure a 50-acre farm that he runs in Kade, Eastern Region of Ghana

- According to the gentleman whose enterprise is called Opia Ventures, his interest in agriculture started from SHS

- When he was studying horticulture at Legon, the young man was able to produce both pepper and tomato on the same farm

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Opia, a 26-year-old graduate from the University of Ghana, Legon, runs his own 50-care farm that is located in Kade, Eastern Region of Ghana.

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In an interview with a rising YouTuber named Charles Antwi, Opia recounted how his passion for agriculture all started, indicating that he began in senior high school.

After SHS, the passionate young man went to study horticulture at Ghana's premier university where he emerged as the best student because of his creativity.

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According to Opia, he really impressed his tutors when they were given a practical assignment and he was able to produce both tomato and pepper on the same farm.

After attaining his academic qualification, the 26-year-old started his own farm and employed his creativity to ensure that he gets higher yields and faster harvest periods organically.

He said:

The way I do my things is always different. Many people on other farms close to mine always think I am mad or something."
Meet the 26-year-old farmer who owns 50-acre farm, says he started while in secondary school
The young man is living his dream as a farmer. Credit: YouTube, Charles Antwi
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In a previous report by Legit.ng, a Nigerian lady identified as Nyifamu Ogechi Manzo inspired people on social media with her success story a year after investing in poultry farming.

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Sharing her story on Twitter, Nyifamu said she started poultry farming in a spare room her dad allowed her and her brother to use.

She wrote:

"We started from 50 birds and then 70, 100 and 120 birds over time."

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Tunde Ososanya, a Legit.ng editor, is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism. He's passionate about what he does and finds fulfillment in informing the people. Ososanya is the author of Later Tonight: a Collection of Short Stories.

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Source: Legit

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