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08:44
08:44

Ntungamo District Partially Lifts Livestock Quarantine 4

The government imposed total livestock quarantine on the Sub Counties of Rubaare and Ngoma in February following the outbreak of the Foot and mouth disease.
16:46
16:46

Kiruhura Dairy Farmers Petition Agriculture Minister Over Milk Prices 1

Chairperson Emmanuel Kishe, says that the reduction of milk prices from 1600 to 800 shillings in 7 days has left them worried amidst of skyrocketing prices of all other basic needs.
15:13
15:13

Rubirizi Farmers Warned Against Harvesting Premature Vanilla Beans 5 1

Herbert Musiimenta, the Principal Agricultural Inspector with the Ministry of Agriculture says farmers should keep records of when their vanilla was pollinated to avoid premature harvesting and poor post-harvest handling.
12:25
12:25

Isingiro District Secures Funds for Constructing 21.4 Kilometres of Community Roads 7 2

The two projects are Kyebikara- Buharwe-Butenga and Kyera-Rwecwera Kitooma roads in Kagarama and Nyamuyanja Sub counties both roads connecting to Birere Sub County and have been contracted to Net world construction Limited, at 1.4 billion shillings.
10:58
10:58

Kiruhura Farmers Blame Tick Resistance on Local Vets 5 1

Kiruhura district is among the districts in the cattle corridor of Ankole that is infested with resistant ticks that have claimed many cattle and made others blind because farmers have used fake drugs to fight ticks.
12:45
12:45

Commissioning of UGX 17.5 BN Modern Abattoir Excites Kiruhura Cattle Farmers 2 5

Sino Modern Agriculture Development Group limited undertook the construction of Zhong Wu Beef abattoir at Nshara Industrial Park in Nyakasharara Sub County in Nyabushozi County.
11:19
11:19

Residents Return to Maruzi Ranch, Demand Compensation 1 2

Residents, who spoke to Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity for fear of security, said that they are still waiting for compensation since the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries assured them of compensation.
11:14
11:14

Mbarara City Authorities Extend Livestock Quarantine to Two More Areas Over FMD 1 4

Amanyire says that they have stopped the movement of cattle, goats, sheep, pigs and their products with immediate effect.
18:28
18:28

Certified Seed Companies to Tame Decline in Standards aflatoxins in maize 3 1

Minister Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja says it is prudent for the government to have the standards issue handled at a go and comprehensively, instead of tackling is sector by sector or stage by stage of the value chain. He has also vowed to periodically publish the certified seed companies starting this month, and also the chemical inputs that are considered dangerous.
17:56
17:56

Nakasongola District Relaxes Quarantine Ahead Of Xmas christmas 1 4 Top story

The Nakasongola District Veterinary Office enforced the ban, which saw the closure of butcheries and livestock markets in the affected areas to contain the spread of the disease.
13:21
13:21

NAADS Mandate Remains Intact As Restructuring Flops 3 1

Agriculture Minister Vincent Ssempijja says the moratorium means NAADS will continue its normal operations unaffected.
13:25
13:25

NAADS Scales Down Seed Supply to Farmers 1 2

Small holder farmers will be supplied with 800,000 hand hoes for growing food at peasantry level. Dr. Mugasi says the choice of the new direction has been informed by a drastic budget cut for 2019. He says the budget can only support 522 households and 97 farmer groups, with 28 value addition equipment for the agency to concentrate on setting up two agro industrial parks in Kabarole and Kasese districts.
07:02
07:02

EU Threatens Fresh Ban on Uganda’s Agro Exports to Europe 3 1

Agriculture Minister Vincent Ssempijja says several consignments of agriculture produce shipped to Europe have again been rejected and destroyed over poor quality and presence of high contents of poorly mixed agrochemicals used to treat or preserve them.
17:29
17:29

Police Disperses Livestock Traders, Impounds Cattle Trucks in Moroto 1 2

Moroto has been under livestock quarantine since January this year, following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease. But this week, a number of herdsmen brought cattle to the market, claiming that they had secured permission from area leaders to sell off the livestock despite the quarantine.
08:00
08:00

Wakiso Farmers Find Magic Manure in Rabbit Excretion 1 3

John Kyeyune, the Chairperson of Kabumba Hunger Free Cooperatives Society Limited, a multi-purpose cooperative society in Busukuma Municipality in Wakiso district, says rabbit excretion has transformed the way they undertake agriculture.
15:21
15:21

Moroto Traders Defy Livestock Quarantine 1 1

In January 2019, livestock quarantine was imposed following an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease, FMD. Consequently, sale and purchase of cattle, goats, sheep and pigs and their products were prohibited and all markets closed. The movement of cattle, goats, sheep and pigs and their products was restricted.
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