For quite some time, farmers in the cattle corridor have been reporting a prevalence of ticks that do not respond to the available acaricides. But Sembabule District Production and Marketing Officer Dr Emmanuel Kalungi Kawooya explains that the resistance is largely due to inappropriate application of Acaricides by farmers.
Gelvan Kisolo Lule, the Principal Bukalasa Agricultural College explains that under the new curriculum, learners will have chance to determine their duration on the course by selecting from the available modules based on their needs.
Desert locusts have a reproduction cycle of three months. In just a few weeks, as crops begin to sprout, the next generation of locusts will take wing in a renewed frenzy of destructive swarm activity, threatening to devastate East Africa’s most important crop of the year. Today, mature swarms are laying eggs within vast areas of Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, many of which are already hatching.
John Magunda, a fisherman in Buwooya sub county notes that the crocodiles hide under stones during the evening hours and often attack them forcing them to abandon their boats. He says the crocodiles do not only scare them from accessing the lake, but they also destroy their fishing nets.