The first Friday in December is normally earmarked as the Farmers' Day holiday.
A statement by the Ministry, signed by Ambrose Dery, Interior Minister, said the day which marks Farmers Day, should be observed as such.
The first Friday in December is normally earmarked as the Farmers Day holiday.
The celebration of this year's National Farmers Day will be held in Tamale in the Northern Region. It is on the theme; 'Agriculture: Moving Ghana Beyond Aid'.
Meanwhile, Dr. Owusu Afriyie-Akoto, Minister of Agriculture has disclosed there are not adequate funds to celebrate this year's National Farmers Day.
He said the budget allocated to the celebration this year is not enough.
Speaking on this year's celebration in Parliament, Dr. Afriyie-Akoto said government has to rely on private donors and corporations in order to organise a successful Farmers Day.
"In effect, the Ministry has had to rely heavily on sponsorship of corporate Ghana and other development partners to ensure a successful celebrations," he said.