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11:46
11:46

Why Atiak Sugar Factory Won’t Resume Production Soon 1 1 Top story

Hamilton Jackson Ogwang, the National Agricultural Advisory Services (Naads) Zonal Agricultural Development Officer in charge of the Acholi Sub-region told URN Thursday in an interview that production at the factory won’t resume soon.
09:14
09:14

Amuru Locals Resist Planned Establishment of Irrigation Scheme World Bank 1

The scheme funded by the World Bank under the Agriculture cluster development Project is intended to benefit 704 households in Turdakatuba, and Ogali villages in Amuru Sub-county and Ayila village in Guruguru Sub-county.
14:57
14:57

Farmers in Acholi Start Preparations for Second Planting Season Lakang Sub County 4 1

John Bosco Oloya, a farmer in Pabbo Sub County, Amuru district said that he has already cleared up six acres of his garden in which he intends to plant millet, sim-sim, and beans.
12:22
12:22

Suspected African Swine Fever Kills Dozens of Pigs in Amuru Lakang Sub County 1 1

Richard Jamesy Odoch Mudos, the LC V Councilor of Tee-Okuttu, which is heavily affected by the disease told URN he lost two pigs to the disease on Monday last week.
09:45
09:45

Crops Drying Up in Amuru as Dry Spell Persists Apaa Township 5 1

Richard Atube, who had already planted crops including soybeans, millet, beans, groundnuts and maize is equally puzzled by the persistent dryness, which has adversely affected the growth of his crops.
09:07
09:07

Amuru District Stuck with over 600 of Abandoned Balalo's Cattle 1 1

Kenneth Okot, the Chairman of Atiak Town Council in Amuru District told URN that the animals have become a burden to the district authorities since they have to spend money on feeding and guarding them.
08:14
08:14

Farming Season Paralyzes COVID-19 Vaccination In Amuru 1 Top story

Denis Okello, the Assistant Amuru District Health Officer, says that most of the people who they approached during the door-to-door vaccination campaign rejected the vaccine over fears that its side effects will inconvenience their farm work.
15:46
15:46

Amuru District to Auction Impounded Cattle

Last week, security authorities impounded 2,000 head of cattle from Lakang Sub County in Amuru district.
18:06
18:06

Security Personnel in South Sudan Return 41 Cattle Looted From Amuru Magwi County 1

Amuru Resident District Commissioner, Goeffrey Osborn Oceng who received the animals says the close collaboration with security officers in South Sudan eased the tracing of the animals.
14:14
14:14

Outbreak of Bovine Pleuropneumonia in Amuru Threatens Eviction of Balalo Herdsmen Attiak Sub County 1 1

Like in other districts in Acholi, Lango, and parts of West Nile sub-regions, the government is undertaking the second phase of evicting balalo herdsmen following a directive by President Yoweri Museveni.
07:59
07:59

Outbreak of Bovine Pleuropneumonia Cattle Disease Reported in Amuru Okidi Parish 2 1

Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is a respiratory disease of cattle that is notifiable. It is endemic in sub-Saharan Africa. It causes productivity losses due to the high mortality and morbidity rates. CBPP is caused by Mycoplasma mycoides subsp.
09:07
09:07

Pastoralists Evade Evictions in Amuru, Nwoya Districts 1

Majority of the pastoralists especially in Got Apwoyo government land in Nwoya and Kololo Parish in Amuru have moved several kilometers away from the government property into community lands.
17:17
17:17

100 Pastoralists Occupying 20,000 Acres of Land in Amuru 5 1

According to information obtained by Uganda Radio Network-URN, the vast chunks of land are being owned by 124 livestock keepers from Western and South Western Uganda, rearing an estimated 11,766 heads of cattle.
10:12
10:12

Pastoralists in Amuru Yet to Heed to Presidential Directive on Fencing Grazing Land balaalo herdsmen 4 4

More than 51,000 acres of land in the villages of Kaladima, Pacilo Palokere, and parts of Pawel in the greater Atiak Sub-county are currently being occupied by pastoralists commonly referred to as Balaalo.
09:49
09:49

Falling Groundnuts Price Frustrates Amuru Farmers 1

Currently, a kilo of unhusked groundnuts is 1,500 Shillings while a kilo of threshed groundnuts ranges between 2,000 to 2,400 Shillings. Yet last year, a kilo of unthreshed groundnuts was bought at 2700 while a kilo or threshed groundnuts was selling at 3,500 shillings.
11:57
11:57

Five Sq Miles of Out-Growers' Sugarane Burnt in Atiak Atiak Sugar Factory 2

“The members are devastated because they expected money, we were going to start cutting and selling the sugarcanes this week, so we have lost billions of shillings,” S Santa Joyce Laker, the Chairperson of Atiak Sugar Plantation Out-growers Cooperative Society Ltd told Uganda Radio Network.
13:17
13:17

Fire Ravages Sugarcane Plantation in Atiak Sugar Factory Amuru District 3 1

The fire believed to have been set by unknown people was first reported to the local authorities on Friday 10th. It escalated until Sunday evening when the Police Fire and Rescue Service team rushed to help put it out.
15:13
15:13

Heavy Rains Destroy Crops in Amuru Pabbo Sub County 1

Among the ravaged crops are rice, cassava, beans and sim-sim belonging to more than 80 households that were already in the final stages of maturity and consequent harvests.
12:40
12:40

Farmers in Acholi Struggle to Find Qaulity Seeds for Second Planting Season 6 1

Geoffrey Komakech, another farmer in Pabbo Sub County is also seeking Shillings 190,000 to buy hybrid ground nuts seeds for his four-acre garden but he has failed to get it.
14:52
14:52

Farmers in Acholi Start Early Preparation for Second Planting Season Lakang Sub County 5 2

In the first planting season, the majority of farmers realized low yields due to too much sunshine which was experienced across the region from the months of May to June. This dried up and withered many garden crops that were already blossoming and about to mature.
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