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11:26
11:26

Entomologist Cautions on Devastating Pests as Rain Season Starts african army worms 1 3

Luwero district is experiencing heavy downpours, albeit after a prolonged dry spell. However, according to research, such changes in weather patterns, often come with an increase in moths, aphids, mites and blossom weevils.
17:14
17:14

Farmers Warned Against Early Planting as Sporadic Rains Start 1 3

Wilberforce Ssemigga the Luwero District Senior Agriculture Officer says that he has received information that some excited farmers are rushing to plant now, but this is risky because these are just indicating the onset of normal rains for the second season.
11:47
11:47

Luwero Maize Farmers Counting Losses Over Drought maize growing 4 2

Robert Sande Mubiru, another farmer planted maize on five acres of land at Shillings 1.7 million. However, his garden has withered by the time our reporter visited the garden.
11:39
11:39

Pineapple Farmers in Luwero Face Eviction eviction from land 2 5

Samuel Kayongo the Chairperson of Luwero Pineapple Farmers and Traders ‘Association says that each farmer paid between 600,000-1,000,000 shillings per acre to use the land for the next five years.
15:16
15:16

Maize Tops Enterprises In Luwero PDM Household Survey agriculture 3 1 Top story

Last month, Luwero district deployed 386 data collectors equipped with smartphones to collect basic information in 101 parishes about households under the Parish Based Management Information System ahead of the implementation of the PDM program.
11:03
11:03

Luwero, Nakaseke Leaders Want Co-funding of Micro Scale Irrigation Program Revised UGFIT 1 5

The Ministry with support from the World Bank through the Uganda Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer Program (UgIFT) disbursed over 1.7 Billion Shillings to Luwero district and 1.03 billion Shillings to Nakaseke under the Micro-scale Irrigation Program.
17:08
17:08

Bukalasa Agricultural College Struggles To Attract Students From Luwero World Bank 5 2

On Tuesday, Dr Jane Egau Okou, the Director of Higher, Technical, Vocational Education and Training launched the construction of an additional six lecture rooms worth Shilling 1.3 billion. The construction undertaken by Vambeco Enterprises Limited will be completed in four months.
15:09
15:09

Luwero Farmers Battle Reoccurence of Fall Army Worms african army worms 2 3

The fall armyworms have been reported in the sub-counties of Kikyusa, Luwero, and Luwero town council among others.
11:35
11:35

MPs Fault Gov't for Doing Little To Help Farmers As African Army Worms Spread 1 3

Denes Sekabira, the Katikamu North Member of Parliament, says recently the Prime Minister recently told Parliament that the government had bought 23,000liters of pesticides and distributed them to districts to fight the African armyworm outbreak.
13:36
13:36

Farmers Cautioned on Wrong Dosages of Pesticides as African Army Worms Spread African Armyworm 1 4

Wilberforce Ssemigga the Luwero District Agriculture officer has cautioned farmers against buying pesticides from unlicensed agro-chemicals dealers and using wrong dosages to fight the armyworms.
07:46
07:46

African Army Worms Ravage Gardens in Various Districts pests 5 3 Top story

Charles Kizito, a farmer at Kyampologoma village in Kamira town council, says that the African Armyworms destroyed his one acre of maize within a day causing him a financial loss of about Shillings 400,000.
07:32
07:32

Luwero District Stranded With UGX 1.7B Under Micro Scale Irrigation Programme World Bank 2 5

Mathew Bakabulindi, a farmer at Kanyogogga village in Luwero sub-county, says that he expressed interest and was assessed before he was asked to contribute Shillings 5 million out of the total value of the Shillings 23 million for the solar irrigation equipment.
09:30
09:30

Agriculture Ministry PS Warns CAOs Over Non Performance of Extension Workers Local Government

In his circular, Kyomukama said that during the visits by Minister and State Ministers of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, and Fisheries, the farmers and local leaders raised concerns about the non-performance of agricultural extension officers in the districts.
07:29
07:29

Bukalasa Agricultural College Gets Facelift 3 3

The Principal of Bukalasa Agricultural College Gelvan Kisolo Lule said the renovation works were a big achievement in the history of the college because they were operating in old-fashioned structures for years.
13:18
13:18

Fish Farming Under Threat in Luwero over High Costs of Feeds fish feeds 1 3

Livingstone Kabanda a fish farmer at Nkonge village in Katikamu sub county boasts of 2500 fish in the fish pond but says that he is challenged to produce fish above 500 grams over high costs of feeds.
23:58
23:58

Matooke Prices Shoot Up In Luwero District sweet potatoes 4 1

Deogratius Bukenya the Chairperson of Luwero Central Market says that during the weekend, they had no single bunch of matooke in the market over shortage from farmers.
12:02
12:02

Armed Robbery Victims in Luwero Decry Slow Progress of Investigations Luwero police 2

Exactly after a month after the raid on his mobile money shop, Kalungi says that he is dissatisfied with the police’s fruitless hunt for his attackers. Kalungi also notes that some investigating officers told him to facilitate the investigations for his desired fruits.
11:38
11:38

Counterfeit Agricultural Inputs Irk Luwero Bishop agriculture 1 3

According to Bishop Nsubuga, the diocese has embraced the Operation Wealth Creation Programme and mentored several Christians to engage in agriculture production to improve livelihoods, but this may be affected by counterfeit agro-inputs.
22:08
22:08

Veterinary Officers Treat Animals Without Proper Diagnosis- Commissioner animal diseases 1 4

Dr. Anna Rose Ademun Okurut, who is in-charge of Animal Health says that many Veterinary officers tend to work like witch doctors rather than professionals by treating animals without proper investigations of the causes of diseases in animals and environment where they live.
17:21
17:21

Mayiga Asks Voters To Stop Pestering Aspirants for Money coffee farming 1 3 Top story

Erasto Kibirango, one of the aspirants for the Luweero LC V Chairperson’s seat, says the Covid19 restrictions, which forced them to hold town hall meetings have exposed them to huge expenses.
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