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09:11
09:11

Buvuma Oil Palm Out Growers stay Food Secure, Prepare for Longterm Harvest Oil Palm Growing 3 2

Unlike in Kalangala district, where several farmers devoted all their land to oil palm growing, NOPP is ensuring that each out grower at Buvuma spares or secures an acre of land for growing food. Wilson Sserunjogi, the District Oil Palm Focal Person says such land will help farmers during the time when they cannot practice intercropping.
17:21
17:21

Agriculture Minister Promises Karimojong Farmers Tractors 4

Simon Nangiro, the Nakapiripirit district LC V chairperson, said the land in Karamoja is fertile but people can’t manage to till the land for commercial farming due to lack of farm machines.
08:25
08:25

Minister Advices BCU Board To Take Legal Actions Against Naughty Petitioners 2 1 Top story

Speaking during the BCU Annual General Meeting at the coffee mill in Mbale City on Friday, Gume revealed that he receives over ten unsubstantiated petitions from Wamulugwa’s group against the Nathan Nandala Mafabi led board for alleged mismanagement of the union affairs.
14:16
14:16

Rwengaju Sub County Model Farmers Shun Milk Cooler 1 2

The cooler, which is located in Kidubuli village, was donated to the farmers by National Agricultural Advisory Services - Naads in 2020 after farmers requested for the machine to improve on the storage and marketing of their milk.
16:58
16:58

Kiruhura and Kazo Lift Ban on Selling Milk 5

In a meeting held between the dairy farmers and district Foot and Mouth Task forces of both districts, it was agreed to lift the ban on the sale of milk for two weeks but under strict regulations.
15:26
15:26

Kasese Farmers Turn to Apple Growing 2 5

The chairperson Kasese Apple Growers Organization-KAGO John Kamadi says they have ventured in the plant to diversify their household incomes.
13:39
13:39

Lack of Veterinary Services Affecting Farming Activities in Rwengaju Model Sub County 1 4

Pelluce Kabarokole adds that they are getting less milk from their cows because they also lack extension services that would help them to overcome the problem.
11:37
11:37

12 Warriors Arrested in Connection With Attack in Moroto Municipality

Simon Lokol one of the residents in Moroto Municipality said living in Moroto Municipality has become insecure compare to ten years back when people used to sleep in their homes even when the doors are opened.
11:19
11:19

Former LRA Abductees Trained in Fish Farming Gulu Archdiocese 7 3

The beneficiaries include child mothers, widows, former abductees and youth aged between 15 and 35 years from the various districts of Acholi and parts of Lango Sub Regions both literate and illiterate.
11:07
11:07

Mbarara Steps Up Surveillance Over Foot and Mouth Disease 2

According to Bakashaba, the surveillance teams which include veterinary staff, farmers, and traders have been deployed at the border between Mbarara and Kihurra in Kyenshama, Rubaya, and Biharwe.
12:16
12:16

Kiruhura Bans Livestock Movement over Foot and Mouth Disease 1

In a letter addressed to Sub County Chairpersons, Town Clerks and extension workers, Charles Kiberu, the Kiruhura District Chief Administrative Officer says that farmers have continued to sell livestock and their products to traders who move animals at night.
11:55
11:55

Farm and Fast this Ramadhan -Teso Muslims Told Farming 1 2

Sheikh Asuman Mohamed Ochen, the District Kadhi of Teso says that the Muslims should not spend all the time fasting without utilizing this rains for farming.
11:24
11:24

Kitooro Market Vendors Reject Proposed Rates 2 6

According to the proposed rates, traders with stalls for food, fresh vegetables and Matooke will pay Shillings 30,000, stalls for fish, fruits and charcoal will pay Shillings 50,000 while those with butcheries and chicken cages will pay Shillings 100,000 monthly. As a result, the council wants to collect shillings 100million a month, translating into shillings 1.2 billion annually.
14:05
14:05

Residents in Apaa Township Abandon Farming over Fear Apaa land conflict. 1 1

Kenneth Opoka the Local Chairperson for Lulai Village says that hundreds of farmers in his area have resorted to small scale farming majorly around their homesteads for fears that they may be attacked while cultivating in distant places.
10:39
10:39

Vendors in Gulu Struggle With Hibiscus Sales 4 1

Jackie Adure, a businesswoman at Gulu Main Market, says she gets her hibiscus from Kampala at 10,000 Shillings a kilogram and sells at 15,000 Shillings. However, Adure says that the sales always are very low, because few clients know it and how to consume it. She says when she buys 50 kilograms of hibiscus, it can take up to four months before it is all sold.
12:43
12:43

Lira University Seeks Gov't Support to Establish Faculty of Agriculture 1 3

Speaking at the second graduation ceremony on Friday, Justice Benjamin Odoki, the Chancellor said that the university had adequate land which needs to be utilized with support from the government.
12:07
12:07

Farmer Loses over 15,000 Fish to Suspected Poisoning in Kanungu 2 2

Kibiribiri says that the four-month-old tilapia fish had cost him over five million Shillings, and he had hoped that he would get more than 10 million Shillings in profit. He says that each of his three ponds had 5,000 fish.
16:01
16:01

Multi-billion Cereal Processing Plant Opens in Soroti Soroti City 3 1

Pela commodities has already started laying its machinery in the area near Soroti Fruit Factory. It is expected to handle 18 types of cereals and be able to sort, clean and dry 36 metric tonnes of cereals per hour, according to Isaiah Langa, one of the directors of Pela Commodities Limited. He adds that the plant will easily process over 600 metric tonnes of cereals in less than 24 hours.
12:38
12:38

Bududa Farmers Stranded, Wait for OWC Seeds to Start Planting

Farmers say a few of them who have managed to plant suffered the high prices of the seeds which have shot during this planting season.
14:02
14:02

Acholi Leaders, Farmers See No Solution to Elephants Invasion 1 7

Oryema says although they have in the past been told to plant crops such as chili, dig trenches and set up beehives near their crop gardens these haven’t helped. He says that when he visited Kenya in 2015, he saw the use electric fence and drones to chase roaming elephants also fail.
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