Breaking

Archive

Sep 25 results
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.
12:55
12:55

Kiruhura Farmers Want Dams Desilted 2 4

Over the years, silt has collected in the dams reducing their capacity to hold water.
14:49
14:49

Kiruhura Farmers Task Government on Animal Laboratory 5 1

Enock Beronda, a farmer says that given the few extension workers in the district, getting someone to diagnose animal diseases is very expensive. He explains that farmers spend a lot of money collecting samples from sick animals for testing.
12:15
12:15

Army Worm Outbreak Worries Farmers in Kiruhura District 1 5

The migratory pests have spread to the areas of Kikatsi, Rweshande, Kayanja and Kanoni, where they have already destroyed several acres of pastures, maize gardens and banana plantations.
17:46
17:46

Government to Consider Acaricide Zoning as Solution to Tick Resistance 5 1

For a decade now ticks have caused losses to farmers who also have accused the National Drug Authority of failure to provide a solution for their animals that have continued to die because of tick resistance against alleged fake acaricides.
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.
07:59
07:59

Kiruhura District Authorities Worried Of New FMD Wave 1 2

In June this year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries lifted the six-month quarantine imposed on the district to contain the spread of FMD. The quarantine saw a ban on the sale of cattle and their products.
15:10
15:10

Farmers in Kiruhura Want Goats, Sheep Vaccinated Aganist FMD 3

Dr Grace Asiimwe, the Kiruhura District Veterinary officer says the ongoing vaccination is targeting only cattle.
11:52
11:52

Kazo, Kiruhura Leaders Decry Lack of Manpower to Enforce FMD Quarantine 1 4

Dan Mukago, the LCV Chairperson Kiruhura district says that their request to the police leadership to avail the district with police personnel attached to the Agricultural Police Unit has fallen on deaf ears.
10:51
10:51

Lack of Livestock Holding Grounds Escalating FMD Infection in Kiruhura, Kazo 2

Dr. Grace Asiimwe, the Kiruhura District Veterinary Officer, says that the holding ground they are using is small and lacks a fence thereby exposing other animals to infection. She explains that before presenting the impounded animals to court, they need to hold them in one place as they process the files.
08:41
08:41

Water Dams Dry up in Kazo, Kiruhura Districts 1 6

Steven Bugiri Kashaka, a farmer in Kanyaryeru Sub County says that almost all the dams that have been constructed in the area have dried up due to the heavy drought. According to him, communal dams dried up first after being overwhelmed by the animals because farmers could not afford the cost of excavators and bulldozer machines to dig their own dams.
16:47
16:47

Kiruhura District Sets New Guidelines to Curb Spread of Foot and Mouth 6 1

Dan Mukago the LCV Chairperson Kiruhura says that if the farmers and traders adhere to the guidelines, the ban will be lifted.
12:39
12:39

Rift Valley Fever Hits Kiruhura District 3

Although it primarily affects animals, the virus can be transmitted to humans through the handling of animal tissue during slaughtering or butchering, animal births, conducting veterinary procedures, or the disposal of carcasses. Human infections have also resulted from the bites of infected mosquitoes.
11:17
11:17

Farmers Using Deadly Concoction to Treat Foot and Mouth Disease 3

An outbreak of the disease which affects cattle, swine, sheep, goats and other cloven-hoofed ruminants, was reported in southwestern Uganda at the end of last year. As a result, the government imposed a quarantine on the districts of Gomba, Isingiro, Kazo, Kiruhura and Sembabule where the disease had been detected in many herds.
13:09
13:09

Twelve Arrested in Kiruhura For Flouting FMD Quarantine 2

Last month, Kiruhura District banned the movement, sale and slaughtering of cattle following the outbreak of Foot and mouth disease.
17:38
17:38

28 Cattle Farmers in Kiruhura Face Arrest For Spreading FMD 4

Bright Nuwamanya, the Nyakashashara Sub County chief, says despite registering FMD outbreak in their farms, the farmers freely move around their cattle in contravention of the quarantine.
13:25
13:25

Kiruhura Town Council Veterinary Officer Arrested For Flouting FMD Directives 3

Kiruhura LCV Chairperson, Rev Samuel Katugunda, says that Muheirwe was given two bulls from Kashongi to take to the government ranch in Kiruhura town council, but instead took them to an unknown place.
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.
10:21
10:21

Cattle Markets Closed in Kiruhura Due to Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak 3

Dr. Grace Asiimwe, the Kiruhura District Veterinary Officer, says the directive affects Soweto, Kitagi and Kayanja cattle and three diaries.
14:31
14:31

Kiruhura Authorities Evict Over 200 Farmers from Lake Mburo Shores Agriculture 5 4

Kiruhura Chief Administrative Officer, Charles Kiberu, says the water pumped from the lake has turned color, which exposes residents at risk.
Sep 25 results