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13:17
13:17

Construction of Abola Dam in Serere Stalls Serere District 3 1

Moses Tibamwagaine, an Engineering Assistant working on the project through the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) says that the completion of the project is dependent on the availability of funds from the ministry.
07:45
07:45

Earthworm Rearing: A New Farming Venture for Organic Fertilizer, Business vermiculture 3 5 Top story

Uganda currently ranks second on the global scene with the largest number of certified organic producers at approximately 210,352 next to India and boasts of an Export Market Value exceeding US$50m according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF).
15:37
15:37

Gov't Introduces Pregnancy Test Kits to Aid Cattle Farmers NAGRC&DB 1 3

Namubiru Masitula, a veterinary technician at the National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB), explained that the new pregnancy test kit involves drawing blood from the presumed pregnant cow.
09:22
09:22

Demand for Maruzi Ranch Land by Lango Cooperative Union Attracts Mixed Reactions 4 2

William Ogwang, the LCI Chairman of Acamcabu village, claims that since the eviction order in 2019, UPDF officers guarding the ranch land have prevented them from cultivating their own land.
15:58
15:58

Kazo District FMD Taskforce Sets Guidelines to Ease Quarantine FMD Outbreak

Among the other guidelines include putting up checkpoints at the borders between Kazo and neighboring districts, and allowing the sale of livestock to traders that are going to slaughter.
13:01
13:01

High Costs of Hiring Tractors Worry Farmers in Nabilatuk Nabilatuk district 1 4

Early this month, the Agriculture Ministry flagged the tractor-hire scheme in an effort to address the hunger crisis in the region.
08:52
08:52

Tractor Scheme Launched in Karamoja farmers in karamoja 2 3

Frank Tumwebaze, the minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries told URN that since it is rainy season, they have mobilized tractors from Namalere Agriculture Research centre to support farmers in karamoja embark on mechanized agriculture.
15:55
15:55

Gov't Reluctant to Impose Quarantine on Mbarara Over Rift Valley Fever Rift Valley Fever. 1

Mbarara District Veterinary Officer, Andrew Bakashaba, says that registered fifty cows infected by Rift Valley Fever in Rwanyamahembe Sub County on different farms. He, however, says that they are currently managing the situation through sensitization.
15:09
15:09

FMD Outbreak: Three Livestock Markets Closed in Kiruhura 2

The outbreak of the disease was reported in Kikatsi Cell, Kikatsi Sub County. The closed markets are Kyeibuza, Kyenshama, and Nyakasharara.
07:38
07:38

Foot and Mouth Disease Hits Alebtong District 3 1

David Kennedy Odongo, the Alebtong district chairperson LCV said they have written to the ministry to impose an animal quarantine in the entire Ajuri County which has about four animal markets spread over six sub counties.
13:52
13:52

Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak Reported in Kazo District FMD Outbreak 2

Dr. Pacsmario Juderia the Buremba Town Council veterinary officer says that the disease was registered at a farm in Bwatama village, Buremba Town Council.
15:49
15:49

Farmers in Kazo District Lose 500 Cows to Clostridia Diseases 2

Clostridia disease that includes Tetanus, Blackleg, pulpy Kidney, and Black disease is caused by bacteria of the genus Clostridium called anaerobic and spreads widely in the environment, particularly in soil, fecal matter, and are common during the dry season.
13:51
13:51

15 Cases of Foot and Mouth Disease Registered in Nwoya 1 3

The cases were confirmed at a livestock farm in Nyamokino Parish in Lungulu Sub-county where samples from cattle suspected to have been infected were picked and tested last month. At least 50 cattle, presented with signs and symptoms of the highly contagious viral disease at the farm in early December, according to veterinary officials.
18:53
18:53

Nwoya Starts Vaccinating Cattle After Suspected FMD Outbreak 1

According to veterinary officials, more than 50 cattle reportedly presented with signs and symptoms of the disease at the livestock farm.
12:14
12:14

Ntungamo Eases FMD Quarantine Due to Christmas Festival 1 2

Yake Basulirwa, the Ntungamo District Veterinary Officer, says that they agreed to ease the quarantine restrictions to allow people to enjoy the festive season by opening livestock loading and offloading sites and slaughter areas.
07:48
07:48

Animal Quarantine Imposed in Bukedea Over Outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease Veterinary Services 1

Aloysius Bukenya, the acting Bukedea District Veterinary Officer, says that the sale and movement of livestock and livestock products from the affected sub-counties are banned with immediate effect.
13:44
13:44

New Pest Devastates Mango Plantations in Ntungamo 3 3

Agricultural experts in the district say that the disease troubling the farmers mainly along the Uganda-Rwanda Border is thought to have started in Rwanda before reading and devastating acres of mango plantations across Ntungamo.
09:03
09:03

Farmers Protest Proposed Merging of UCDA Over Efficiency 2 4

In their joint statement presented at the 08th commemoration of the International Coffee Day held in Buwunga sub-county, Masaka district on Wednesday, the farmers observed that the authority plays a very vital role in the coffee development chain, arguing that it is illogical to strip it of its semi-autonomous nature at this time.
14:00
14:00

MUST Develops Organic Fertilizer 2 5

The Organic Fertilizer, I-Soft Organic Fertilizer was innovated and developed by students of the Faculty of Agriculture and Livelihood at MUST in collaboration with the Mbarara Grapes Farmers Association, and Mbarara Agricultural Research Development Institute.
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