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19:58
19:58

Farmers Likely to Halt Production amid Drop in Prices farming 2 1 Top story

Gerald Ssendawula, a farmer and former minister of Finance, said it was a possibility that farmers might relapse on their production, forcing a country into a post-coronavirus food crisis. Ssedawula said government should intervene directly and help to provide things like seeds, fuel for those who use tractors, and fertilizers.
17:59
17:59

Luweero Residents Resort to Farming to Cope With Lockdown public transport 5 1

Robert Ssekyanzi the Chairperson of Luweero Boda Boda Riders’ Association says that although President Museveni allowed them to transport cargo, he used to spend days with no client which forced him to resort to farming till restriction on movement is lifted.
07:25
07:25

Farmers Should Continue Going to Gardens – Minister covid-19 2 1

Ssempijja told reporters on Saturday in Kampala that it was already a planting season and farmers should observe ministry of health guidelines to avoid spread of covid-19 but still go to gardens.
14:35
14:35

Agric tech entrepreneurs win government business with flagship project modern agriculture 1

Start-ups and innovators pitched for funding, business and support in front of a jury of experts at the Disruptive Agricultural Technology (DAT) Challenge and Conference at Speke Resort Munyoyo
16:34
16:34

Farmers Face Arrest for Harvesting Immature Coffee farming 1 1 Top story

Albert Mugabe, the Ntungamo District Production Officer, says green berries affect the quality of coffee and must be dealt with. He says extension workers in the sub counties have also been put on alert to ensure that those behind the practice do not get away with it.
12:16
12:16

Demand for Avocado Soars as Overseas Market Opens farming 1 Top story

Between 1996 and 2016, the demand for the fruit has seen tremendous growth expanding by 88.2% in 2016 alone, according to Tridge, a platform that tracks global trade in different goods. In three years, the fruit exports grew by 315% and expanded by Shs 1005.6% in the last five years, Tridge said.
14:49
14:49

Agriculture Topped January Loan Portifolio farming

Statistics from the Finance and Economic Development Ministry show that agriculture received 28% (Shillings 283bn) of all loans disbursed in January up from Shillings 113 in December 2018.
11:21
11:21

MPs Appalled by Poor State of Rubona Stock Farm winifred kiiza 3 1

The MPs were also concerned about the dilapidated structures at the farm. The three buildings have several cracks resulting from the 1994 earthquake which hit parts of Tooro Kingdom. The roofs are also leaking and the farm floods when it rains.
14:56
14:56

Bushenyi Rejects Cassava Cuttings farming

John Bomukama, the Bushenyi District Production Secretary, says it is unfortunate that a program that aims at eradicating poverty is supplying substandard inputs.
10:38
10:38

General Angina Orders Arrest of Soldier for Land Grabbing farming 3 1 Top story

Lieutenant-General Charles Angina the deputy Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation - OWC - has ordered the arrest of the - OWC coordinator for Mbarara Municipality, Captain David Bashaija, over alleged land grabbing.
08:05
08:05

Agriculture Mechanisation a Must - Museveni president 2 1

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has advised farmers in the cattle corridor districts to embrace agriculture mechanisation to mitigate effects of climate change.
13:22
13:22

Mbarara Farmers Embrace Organic Manure maize 1

Farmers in Mbarara district have embraced the use of organic manure produced from the municipalitys dumpsite at Kekombe. A medium sized lorry of manure goes for 80,000 shillings while a big lorry goes for shillings 100,000 shillings.
13:41
13:41

Ntungamo Farmers Battle Fresh Outbreak of Banana Bacterial Wilt banana wilt 1 2

The fresh outbreak comes barely three years after a similar occurrence ravaged banana plantations in Ntungamo and the neighboring districts of Kabale, Mbarara, Rukungiri, Bushenyi and Isingiro. It also comes at a time when farmers are struggling to cope with a prolonged dry spell.
13:22
13:22

Human Activity Threatens Kangiri Wetland nema 2

The wetland, which borders the districts of Mbarara and Sheema, feeds into Kooga, another wetland and Rwizi River, the main source of water for thousands of people in Mbarara, Sheema and Isingiro districts.
12:47
12:47

Tredo Pump Improves Irrigation Farming in Uganda dry spell 2

Water scarcity is forcing some farmers in rural areas in Uganda to come up with ingenious methods to keep their crops watered and their families healthy. One such method is the use of a tredo pump being used by farmers in Masaka. A tredo pump is an instrument that manually draws water from a water source to the surface. It has two cups with nasals and these cups are filled up with water before it operates.
12:09
12:09

Hoima Farmers Struggle to Sustain Food Supply to Tullow farming 3 2

Farmers in Hoima are struggling to sustain the supply of produce to Tullow Uganda’s field camps, as they try to meet the required standards.
17:38
17:38

Poor Road Network, Agriculture Dominate Bukoto South Campaigns farming 2

The Bukoto South parliamentary seat fell vacant after Judges of the court of appeal nullified the election of Muhammad Muyanja Mbabali over the lack of the minimum academic qualification.
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