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15:39
15:39

Nebbi Cotton Farmers Uncertain Amidst Bad Weather, Falling Prices 4 3

Many of those who struggled to cultivate cotton got as little as 300 kilograms because of the too much rainfall. The rest of the plants were soaked in water and remained of no use to the farmers whose earnings dwindled drastically. During the earlier seasons, the cotton ginnery at Parombo was buying a kilogram of cotton seed a cost ranging between 1,500 and 1,800 Shillings.
07:40
07:40

Farmers Asked to Alternate Pesticides to Control Fall Armyworms 2

Winfred Aol Opio, an entomologist at NARO says that the worms become resistant to a single pesticide when used for two or more consecutive seasons in the same garden. She says more mature worms become more resistant when the same chemical is applied over time.
15:34
15:34

Nebbi, Zombo Tea Farmers Uncertain of Future Prospects 1

It follows the explained delay to set up the necessary structures and infrastructure to support tea growing in the two districts.
12:41
12:41

Fear of Famine Looms Over Oil Exploration Activities

It is alleged that the affected families lost their crop after Total dumped mud cuttings from the exploration sites in their gardens.
13:23
13:23

13 Cows Killed by Lightning lightning strike

Francis Ocuna Jakunya, the LC I chairperson of Tyend Madir village says that seven other cows were injured by the thunder bolt.
14:31
14:31

300 Affected As Rains Destroy Crops In Nebbi naads

Famers in Nebbi are counting their losses after heavy rains destroyed over 200 acres of crops in a Tuesday downpour. The heavy Tuesday rain that lasted six hours has destroyed farms in Jupanjau, Aryek, Pudhi, Pajukwi and Atido.
13:42
13:42

Nebbi Farmers Trade Off Immature Cassava

She says that several farmers in Nebbi have already traded off their cassava gardens with the Congolese traders in exchange for Kitenge clothes that are on high demand in West Nile region.
10:05
10:05

Nebbi Cotton Farmers Cry Foul Play

Ibrahim Amir, Nebbi district security secretary says the exact number of the affected farmers is not known, but it could reach 100 because of them are Congolese.
15:59
15:59

Panyimur residents, LC5 Chairman protest Destruction of Undersize Fishing nets

Residents of Panyimur Sub County backed by Robert Okumu, Nebbi LC V chairman are opposed to the decision to burn undersize nets impounded from fishermen saying this will not end illegal fishing practices. It comes only a few days, after fisheries minister Ruth Nankabirwa presided over the burning of over 2000 illegal nets impounded from fishermen.
14:58
14:58

Nebbi leaders launch campaign against cotton growing

Leaders of Nebbi district led by Robert Okumu, the LC V chairman have launched an aggressive program to decampaign cotton growing because of alleged exploitation of farmers by cotton buying organizations.
12:34
12:34

Four Arrested for Theft of Church Properties

Police in Nebbi are holding four suspected thugs for allegedly stealing church properties worth over 30 million shillings belonging to Afere church of Uganda in Nebbi town council.
12:03
12:03

Nebbi Hit by Contagious Bovine Pneumonia quarantine

Nebbi authorities imposes cattle quarantine because of Bovine Pneumonia (CBPN) outbreak in the district.
13:23
13:23

Alur Kingdom Revives Tea Growing to Fight Poverty abanga tea estate

The tea estate was abandoned soon after it was started and now the Alur Kingdom wants it revived.
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