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14:07
14:07

Farmers In Rwenzori Ask Gov't To Exclude Coffee From PDM Coffee Farmers 5 1

Coffee farmers fear that any setbacks in the PDM will have devastating effects on coffee and disrupt the national economy.
16:33
16:33

UCDA in the Process of Recruiting Parish Coffee Development Advisors 3 1

Tumwizere also told URN that the advisors will be essential in supporting the government in implementing the recently launched parish development model.
07:35
07:35

Rwenzori Coffee Farmers With Stumped Trees to Benefit From Free Fertilizers 6 1

Emmanuel Tumwizere, the Regional UCDA Coordinator, says that they are in a campaign to motivate farmers to boost their production and productivity. He mentioned that their research established that a stumped coffee plant produces three times as much yield as the farmer can get from an old tree.
15:45
15:45

Apple Farmers Get Market Boost From Uganda Breweries Limited 6 1

Joseph Kawuchi, the agribusiness manager at Uganda Breweries Limited, says they are going to use apple as an additional raw material in their production line opening up a big market for the local farmers.
09:51
09:51

Nyakatonzi Sub County Passes Bye-laws to Regulate Utilization of Revamped Valley Tanks 2

According to the bye-law, a household will pay Shillings 5000 per month to access the valley dams while infected animals are barred from accessing the water points.
13:16
13:16

Fall Army Worms Extend to Kasese 4 2

Patience Mirembe, who joined farming for the first time starting –off with five acres of Maize, says the worms are eating any green leaf, especially during morning and night periods. She wants the agricultural officials to come in and establish the exact worm and offer guidance to the farmers.
09:05
09:05

Leaders, Communities Neighbouring Queen Elizabeth NP Ask for More Ranger Outposts 6 1

Asuman Abubakar Kule, the Muhokya Town Clerk, says that Queen Elizabeth national park is susceptible to human-wildlife conflicts, arguing that more ranger outposts would in the short run help to enhance security for both the community, wildlife and tourists.
09:09
09:09

Kasese Nursery Bed Operators Ask Gov't to Intervene in Dispute With UCDA Field Officer 4 1

In September, Alinda was arrested on allegations of extorting money from coffee nursery bed operators before inspecting their beds. The nursery bed operators also accuse Alinda of using his office to allocate coffee supply contracts to persons who do not have nursery beds, failing to renew their certificates, and selectively awarding supply contracts and certificates.
16:39
16:39

"New" Monkey-faced Insect is Harmless, Gov't Assures Kasese Farmers 1

According to a circular released by both the ministry and Kasese District, AAF is neither a pest nor does it threaten food security.
10:45
10:45

Kasese Farming Groups Get Coffee Pulping Machines 3 1

Josinta Kabugho, the general manager for Bukonzo Organic Farmers Cooperative Union, says that the new machines are expected to bring down the cost of production by about 30 percent as it requires less labor to operate and gives out more output per hour compared to the old models they have been using.
13:00
13:00

Farmers in Mubuku Irrigation Scheme Demand Transfer of In-Charge 6 1

Michael Bagonza the chairperson of the farmers in the scheme says instead of protecting the land, Tibesigwa has subdivided it into small pieces.
17:50
17:50

New Pests Invade Kasese Tomato Farmers kasese farmers 1 3

Moses Katushabe, one of the affected farmers says the new pest attacks the fruits as they start to ripen with a capacity to destroy hundreds of acres within a very short period of time.
14:14
14:14

Kasese Apple Farmers Advised to Improve on Agronomic Practices 5 1

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.
19:50
19:50

Kasese CAO Halts Supply and Distribution of Coffee Seedlings 5 1

Last week, the Kasese field coordinator Moses Alinda was picked up by police for statement recording after he was accused of asking money from nursery bed operators before inspecting their beds
18:51
18:51

UGX 3.9Bn Project Launched to Support Youth in Agriculture 4 2

The project funded by GOAL International with support from the Master Card Foundation will support 300,000 beneficiaries in 18 districts. The target groups include young women and men, refugees and youth with disabilities.
14:17
14:17

Kasese Families At Risk of Starvation as Elephants Destroy Gardens kasese farmers 5 2

The elephants have destroyed hundreds of their crop gardens leaving them with no hope of harvesting food.
16:51
16:51

Fresh Tension As Kasese Farmers Decry Persistent Animal Raid on Their Crop Gardens 6 2

Local leaders say this is breeding conflict between the two groups that could spiral out of hand if no immediate intervention is made. Julius Masereka is one of the affected farmers in Nyakatonzi, saying the attack on their gardens is nearly forcing them to halt crop cultivation.
10:57
10:57

Kasese Cocoa Farmers Struggle to Protect Vanilla from Thieves 4 1

Robinson Kule another farmer from Kisinga says he is contemplating abandoning the business because of the endless losses he is incurring because of thieves.
15:57
15:57

Farmers in Rwenzori Advised to Follow Planting Schedule 4 1

The State Minister for Agriculture Henry Aggrey Bagiire says some farmers were found to have replanted their crops soon after the floods that hit several areas in the region.
16:34
16:34

Poor Extension Services Affecting Farmers In Kasese kasese farmers 5 1

The District Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Asuman Masereka say the extension service officers in the district are no longer working.
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