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16:43
16:43

Omoro Farmers Eye Large Scale Piggery Business Odek Sub-County 5 1

More than 40 individual farmers have been identified by the District Agriculture Department to benefit from the piggery agribusiness expected to enhance their household income, and improve livelihoods.
14:18
14:18

Atiak Sub-County Leaders Task Pastoralists to Fence Grazing Land Balalu pastoralists 1 2

Samuel Akera, the LCIII Chairperson said the pastoralists are wandering with an estimated 10,000 animals in the four parishes of Pachilo, Pupwonya, Parwaca and Okidi causing devastation to crops like cassava, rice, groundnuts and maize among others.
11:27
11:27

Poor Roads Hindering Transportation of Cane in Amuru 1

The Executive Director of Horyal Investments Holdings Limited, Mohammed Abdi Mohamoud says they have opted for the longer route because the poor roads make it impossible for trucks to access the factory using the shorter routes.
18:31
18:31

Cattle Disease in Lyantonde Caused by Tick Resistance to Acaricides 1 2

The State Minister for Agriculture, Bright Rwamirama on Friday said that in some areas of Lyantonde the cows were not responding to the acaricides which caused several tick-borne related diseases leading to deaths.
11:09
11:09

500 Tons of Plastic Waste Recovered in Masaka 2 3

Reverend Father James Ssendege, the founder of Masaka recycling initiative says the total tonnage of plastic waste materials has been accumulated in the last four years they have been operating in the greater Masaka districts.
09:38
09:38

Ntungamo Pineapple Farmers Baffled by New Disease 4 1

The bacterial disease called mealybug has been reported in Nyongozi parish in Nyamukana Town council and affects the plant as small insects that put a web cover leaving it to dry.
15:12
15:12

UGX 2,000 Cotton Price Excites Farmers in Acholi cotton farming 1 3

Jolly Sabune, the Chief Executive Officer CDO says this is the second-highest indicative price set for cotton, in the country and notes that it’s an incentive for farmers to boost cotton production.
15:21
15:21

900 Displaced by Floods in Napak District

Moses Eriaku, the Vice-Chairperson of Aolio Village said many people are now sleeping in the cold and urged for help from well-wishers.
14:26
14:26

Rukiga Farmers Receive Produce Storage Facility, Coffee Huller Machine 2 1

The boost is being implemented under Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP) with support from World Bank.
14:07
14:07

Security Warn Leaders, Locals in Kitgum Against Attacking Pastoralists Balalo pastoralists 1 4

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech says whereas the herdsmen illegally entered the area, it was wrong for leaders to incite the community members to attack their cattle.
12:59
12:59

Stray Dogs Maul 21 Goats in Luwero 2

Lawrence Nyanzi one of the first area locals to visit the scene of the attack recounts to Uganda Radio Network -URN that they found most of the 21 goats dead while others were fighting for their lives due to bite injuries inflicted by the dogs.
15:35
15:35

Nakasongola Residents Impound 23 Heads of Cattle Belonging to UPDF Major

Charles Bisaaso the LC 1 Chairman of Mwolwe village in Wabinyonyi sub county says that the cattle had caused damage to crops for past two years and they appealed to commanders of the barracks to take action in vain.
14:14
14:14

Kasese Apple Farmers Advised to Improve on Agronomic Practices 1 5

Grace Kazigate Fatumah, a member of The National Agriculture Advisory Services-NAADS secretariat she says the recent NAADS assessment findings on apple growing across the country indicate an observable lack of skills among farmers and extension workers on how the crop is planted, maintained and marketed.
21:18
21:18

National Coffee Act: Processors Face Jail, As Export Register Record Earnings

Section 53 of the Act gives a long list of offences which are punishable under the law, including operating an unregistered coffee nursery or seed garden and selling substandard or diseased planting materials. “Coffee is a beverage and should conform to required health/safety standards. The quality of coffee, machines used by the processors/brewers/baristas must not compromise the health of a consumer," says UCDA.
11:26
11:26

Strong Winds Destroy Houses in Mukono Lake Victoria 3 2

The winds also destroyed Prayer Life Church, plantations of banana, coffee and trees.
18:53
18:53

Soybean Dealers Throng Omoro District 3 1

The dealers come from far as Lira City and Central Uganda in search of lucrative crops which is a major raw material for producing edible oil among other food products.
11:03
11:03

Pastoralists Given 2-Day Ultimatum to Leave Kitgum District 6 1

Mark Rubangakene, the Labongo Akwang Sub-County Chairperson says that the pastoralists illegally entered the sub-county.
10:49
10:49

Residents Homeless As Hailstorm Hits Apac District 2

Ibuje Town Council Chairperson, Jowasso Engim, says the most affected villages are Aketipida, Boke, Alenga, Adak A and Adak.
16:01
16:01

Price Fluctuations Perturbs Tea Growers in Kabarole 4 1

Yonasani Nyakahuma, a tea grower in Hakibale Sub County has called on government intervention to help them provide a substantive market to curb the ever-changing Market prices of green tea leaves.
17:33
17:33

Gulu Receives 4,000 FMD Vaccine Doses Gulu District 1 1

Jackson Lakor, the Gulu District Production Officer says that the vaccines from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries will target cattle in the most affected areas in Palaro and Awach Sub –Counties. He says the vaccination exercise shall commence on Wednesday.
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