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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 3 1

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 3 1

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.
11:37
11:37

Luweero Poultry Farm Withdraws Feeds From Layers As Demand For Eggs Drops 1 2 Top story

Henry Baite, the Human Resource Officer SR Afro Chicks and Breeders Limited, says even at the current prices, they can only distribute less than 2,500 trays of eggs per day. Baite says they are currently stuck with over 3000 trays of eggs, which they have failed to sale that has plunged the farm into huge losses.
17:59
17:59

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

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.
07:28
07:28

Locust Look Alike Insects Invade Luweero 2 5 Top story

Sadik Aisha, a farmer in Gogonya A village explains that the insects were first spotted on Tuesday evening, which triggered panic that they could have been invaded by locusts. She explains that the insects eat green leaves on trees and food crops.
07:56
07:56

Farmers Want UCDA to Stop Distribution of Coffee Seedlings 6 1 Top story

John Kibalama, the Director Bakyabumba Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative Society, says that they have put much effort in coffee growing but the yield remain low because of the poor variety supplied by nursery bed operators certified by UCDA.
11:25
11:25

UNMA Warns of Heavy Rains Over Next Five Days

The statement signed by Acting Executive Director of UNMA Paul Isabirye warns of flooding in urban areas ,low lying areas, mudslides in the mountainous areas and lightning strikes coupled with strong winds.
18:39
18:39

Gov’t Increases Funding to Luweero Health Centre IV budget allocation 1 2

According to the Indicative Planning Figures for 2019/20, the government has allocated 334 million Shillings as Primary Health Care non-wage from 19 million Shillings received in past years. Up to 720 million Shillings has been allocated to complete the construction of a 100-bed ward and another 45 million Shilling for maintenance of the facility.
19:40
19:40

Unreliable Rainfall Cripples Chinese Rice Project in Luweero 2

During its inauguration, the company indicated that they intended to inject USD 220 million (over 748 billion Shillings) to recruit more than 25, 000 workers. The Chinese also promised to develop an integrated Agricultural Park to include rice farms, poultry, livestock, processing plants, training and modern agricultural technologies among other services.
07:12
07:12

Luweero Farmers Reject Coffee Bill 4 1 Top story

John Kibalama, the Director Bakyabumba Coffee Farmers ‘Cooperative Society in Butuntumula sub county, says they are suspicious that UCDA may hide in the evaluation of land and to block some farmers from growing the crop claiming that land is not suitable for the crop.
14:15
14:15

Suppliers Stuck With Coffee Seedlings 1 2

Moses Bukenya, a farmer in Wobulenzi town council questions why the district is still sourcing coffee seedlings from suppliers in Wakiso district yet they can produce enough. He says blocking UCDA from buying more than two million coffee seedlings will plunge them into poverty.
16:38
16:38

Luweero Councillors Survive Attack as Land Row Escalates 5

Joy Namulindwa the district councillor of Luweero Sub county condemned Patel and asked President Museveni to restrain him from grabbing the peoples land.
16:10
16:10

Luweero Farmers Cry Foul over Unreliable Rainfall 1 4

In August, farmers in the district embarked on planting crops after experiencing isolated showers. The crops were to enable them generate income and food for consumption.
17:29
17:29

Luweero District Embarks On Campaign To Minimize Post Harvest Losses aflatoxins in maize 1 5

Sarah Namubiru, the Luweero District Agriculture Officer says they started with model farmers who will help to mobilize and demonstrate to others on better maize post harvesting practices.
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