Agricultural Training & Consultancy

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Our Agri Care Activities

1. Farmer Training Programs

our our Service centers recognizes the importance of agriculture extension programs aiming at educating farmers to equip them with the latest information on crop management. Our focus is on educating the farmers on issues like correct and judicious use of plant protection agro- chemicals, proper and balanced use of fertilizers, proper seed treatment methods. We also conduct crop pest orientation programs where numerous scientists and industry experts from the company interact with the farming community. The agri-care programs comprise of scientific discussions based on research findings, adoption of new technology, interactive farmer experiences and practical problems faced by the farmers. Methods to overcome the problems by appropriate use of science and technology are discussed and taught to the farmers for better yield and results.

2. Village Meetings

the Agri-extension staff of the woreda and kebele regularly arranges village meetings in all states and educates the farmers about the pest and disease problems of their crops. Effective recommendations and appropriate solutions are provided on the spot, which are a very helpful to the farmers.

3. Yield Demonstrations

Under this concept, the company adopts a farmer’s field and undertakes the entire process, starting from the sowing to the harvesting technology. During the crop harvesting, the company adopted field is compared to the field where conventional methods were adopted. This is done mainly spread awareness about comparison in yield and the benefits of the technology.

4. Focus Group discussions

Our Agri extensions teams also engage in post and pre season discussion with farmers. We discuss with farmers from various crop regions and having varies land holdings to understand the challenges faced during the cropping season as well as their cropping plans and techniques for next season. This helps us in identifying their requirements and guides them from time to time.

Desta agriculture training and consultancy provides consulting and training services for the entire agricultural supply chain, including producers, processors, industry bodies, retailers and the government. We undertake a broad range of strategic and technical consulting projects.

  • Custom standards development
  • Good Agricultural Practice (GAP)
  • Sustainability
  • Animal health and welfare
  • Environmental protection
  • Animal disease risk management
  • Human health and safety management
  • Product recall training
  • farmers
  • growers
  • landowners
  • conservation organisations
  • public bodies
  • other agricultural businesses in manufacturing and services.
  • agronomy
  • environment and conservation
  • livestock
  • nutrition
  • waste management
  • other technical applications.
  • business planning
  • estate and financial management advice for agricultural businesses and farms
  • personnel management.

Our Responsibilities

  •  visit clients to identify and evaluate their business and/or technical requirements
  • assist clients with business planning, planning applications, government grant applications, legislative advice and new business ventures
  • collect and analyse data, crop yield and financial reports to measure performance
  • prepare or modify business or operating plans
  • organize and conduct field trials to find solutions to clients’ problems
  • plan and implement improvements for the client such as using more effective pest control measures or finding more efficient ways to keep livestock
  • organize presentations, demonstrations, training and farm walks for clients, colleagues, partnership organisations, professional bodies and other interested groups
  • communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, with clients, colleagues and members of the public
  • write advisory leaflets, technical notes and possibly press releases and articles
  • market and promote consultancy services to new customers, while maintaining existing client relationships
  • research and keep up to date with any relevant developments in agriculture
  • carry out administrative duties, manage budgets and accounts, update information and prepare reports.