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17:40
17:40

VP Alupo Blames Poor Agriculture Productivity on Low Extension Services 1 1

“Given the numerous water bodies, we are endowed with, we are equally well-placed in the fisheries industry and everybody should be happy to note that we are on a fast road of improvement in the animal industry. Our main challenge however, is the fact that our farmers have not been able to exploit this potential which results in low productivity, low quality of products and limited value addition.” VP Jessica Alupo.
14:17
14:17

Sironko Recieves UGX 800M To Support Scale Irrigation 2

Janet Nafuya, Sironko District Agriculture Officer, says that the money is already on the district accounts waiting for extension workers to complete sensitizing the beneficiaries from the targeted sub-counties to start distributing the pumps.
07:39
07:39

Six Herdsmen Arrested for Violating Livestock Quarantine in Gulu Gulu District 1 2

Stephen Odong Latek, the Gulu Resident District Commissioner, says the herdsmen were transporting 132 cattle into the district without any valid identification.
06:55
06:55

Lack of Facilitation, Equipment Frustrating Community Wildlife Scouts 3

Johnson Odera Acellam, the Orom Sub County LC III Chairperson says that despite UWA’s recruitment of community scouts in the area as part of the strategy to manage problem animals to their dismay there has been limited response.
10:28
10:28

Gulu District Seeks Additional 6,000 FMD Vaccines Palaro Sub County 1 1 Top story

According to Latek, the district has written another letter to MAAIF seeking more vaccines in order to cover the entire district, adding that the only communication they received is that their request is yet to be granted.
12:40
12:40

Pictorial: Prime Minister Nabbanja Visits Flood Affected District of Amolatar impassible roads 15

The Prime Minister who arrived in the district aboard a chopper was assessing the magnitude of damage as well as following up on the relief food which delivered by the OPM to over 200 persons displaced by floods and currently living in a camp.
07:59
07:59

Kiruhura District Authorities Worried Of New FMD Wave 1 2

In June this year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries lifted the six-month quarantine imposed on the district to contain the spread of FMD. The quarantine saw a ban on the sale of cattle and their products.
11:27
11:27

Poor Roads Hindering Transportation of Cane in Amuru 1

The Executive Director of Horyal Investments Holdings Limited, Mohammed Abdi Mohamoud says they have opted for the longer route because the poor roads make it impossible for trucks to access the factory using the shorter routes.
18:31
18:31

Cattle Disease in Lyantonde Caused by Tick Resistance to Acaricides 1 2

The State Minister for Agriculture, Bright Rwamirama on Friday said that in some areas of Lyantonde the cows were not responding to the acaricides which caused several tick-borne related diseases leading to deaths.
09:38
09:38

Ntungamo Pineapple Farmers Baffled by New Disease 1 4

The bacterial disease called mealybug has been reported in Nyongozi parish in Nyamukana Town council and affects the plant as small insects that put a web cover leaving it to dry.
15:21
15:21

900 Displaced by Floods in Napak District

Moses Eriaku, the Vice-Chairperson of Aolio Village said many people are now sleeping in the cold and urged for help from well-wishers.
12:59
12:59

Stray Dogs Maul 21 Goats in Luwero 2

Lawrence Nyanzi one of the first area locals to visit the scene of the attack recounts to Uganda Radio Network -URN that they found most of the 21 goats dead while others were fighting for their lives due to bite injuries inflicted by the dogs.
14:14
14:14

Kasese Apple Farmers Advised to Improve on Agronomic Practices 1 5

Grace Kazigate Fatumah, a member of The National Agriculture Advisory Services-NAADS secretariat she says the recent NAADS assessment findings on apple growing across the country indicate an observable lack of skills among farmers and extension workers on how the crop is planted, maintained and marketed.
18:53
18:53

Soybean Dealers Throng Omoro District 3 1

The dealers come from far as Lira City and Central Uganda in search of lucrative crops which is a major raw material for producing edible oil among other food products.
10:49
10:49

Residents Homeless As Hailstorm Hits Apac District 2

Ibuje Town Council Chairperson, Jowasso Engim, says the most affected villages are Aketipida, Boke, Alenga, Adak A and Adak.
16:01
16:01

Price Fluctuations Perturbs Tea Growers in Kabarole 1 4

Yonasani Nyakahuma, a tea grower in Hakibale Sub County has called on government intervention to help them provide a substantive market to curb the ever-changing Market prices of green tea leaves.
17:33
17:33

Gulu Receives 4,000 FMD Vaccine Doses Gulu District 1 1

Jackson Lakor, the Gulu District Production Officer says that the vaccines from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries will target cattle in the most affected areas in Palaro and Awach Sub –Counties. He says the vaccination exercise shall commence on Wednesday.
12:10
12:10

Residents Intercept and Evict Pastoralists in Kitgum 2

Kidega says immediate inquiries revealed that the animals were brought in the area courtesy of a local resident identified as Livingstone Oketa who invited the pastoralists on a verbal agreement with the cattle keepers who would also herd his animals along theirs.
10:09
10:09

Pader District Executives Accused of Sharing OWC Piglets Uganda Government 7 1

Auma Pamela Peace, a resident of Kirombe in Lira city was among the ghost beneficiaries listed to have got the consignments but after investigation, it was found out that she does not know about the project since she hails from Lira district yet her number was registered in the names of Okema Vincent under Laguti sub-county in Pader district.
06:48
06:48

Farmers Decry Crested Cranes Destroying Their Gardens 3 4

Annah Nkabuzaranwa, a farmer from Nyakakoni says that the cranes eat leaves of beans and millet as they grow above the ground. She says the crested cranes have become a problem following the destruction of their habitat in the wetlands.
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