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12:19
12:19

Agriculture Ministry Intensifies Research on Hass Avocado Mayuge 1 2

Hass Avocado is a variety said to be incredibly nutritious and containing potassium, heart-healthy acids as well as fibre. The variety with a dark green coloured rough surface matures after two years and a single mature tree can produce more than 500kg fruits under good agronomic management practices.
17:08
17:08

Busoga Forest Company Allocates 500 Hectares of Land to Residents land rights 2 1

William Atube, the Bukatuube Sub County Chairman LCIII who also resides in Walumbe village, says residents must be given priority. He says the decision to allocate the residents land means that they were wrongly evicted from their land.
11:04
11:04

Maize Production In Busoga To Drop By 40% maize growing 3 1

Maize lethal Necrosis Disease is mainly spread by a vector, transmitting the disease from plant to plant and field to field. Affected maize is identified as having progressively yellowing leaves and stems with rotting cobs and in some cases stunted plant growth.
16:34
16:34

Farmers Embrace Organic Practices crop yields 3

Farmers growing crops on 5 to 20 acres of land in Busoga region have embraced organic crop agriculture skills acquired from different resource centres in the region.
09:53
09:53

Use of Agricultural Chemicals Takes Toll on Bee Keeping in Busoga honey bees 2

Bee farmers in Busoga region are counting losses after several hives have been depleted by prolonged use of agricultural chemicals.
12:29
12:29

New Organic Fertilizer Introduced to Farmers 2

A new form of organic fertilizer made out of agricultural residues like coffee husks and maize cobs is being introduced in Uganda at Ikulwe Agriculture Research Station in Mayuge district. Biochar can increase soil fertility, agricultural productivity and provide protection against some plant feeding and soil-borne diseases.
11:02
11:02

Wetlands Degradation Takses Toll on Rice Growing in Busoga wet lands 4

Rice farmers in these districts say their yields have dropped by a half over the last 6 year, because of wetland reclamation for various activities.
10:41
10:41

Mayuge BMU Officials Arrested for Illegal Fishing

Jackson Wadanya, a Commissioner with the ministry of Fisheries says the BMU’s under the supervision of district fisheries officials were given up to six months to fight against illegal fishing but most of them have found illegal fishing lucrative and became part of the gang they were sent to fight.
08:03
08:03

Mayuge Pig Farmers Feed Their Stock on Human Excreta piggery farming 2

Piggery farmers are no longer bothered to buy feeds for their pig stock. Rashid Naku, the Bwondha beach LC I chairperson says the pig population is twice more than the 4000 residents.
07:25
07:25

Busoga Region Pushes for Special NAADS Zone buginyanya zardi 3

Busoga sub-region is pushing for a special National Agriculture Advisory Services - NAADS zone to increase farmers’ access to services. Busoga region is under Buginyanya NAADS zone comprising of 24 districts in Eastern Uganda.
12:42
12:42

Families Reclaim Ikulwe Agriculture Research Station Land mayuge 2

Sam Kigenyi, one of the claimants accuses government of illegally holding onto to their land
07:05
07:05

3000 Resist Forest Reserve Eviction in Mayuge land disputes 3

More than 3000 encroachers on Bukaleba forest reserve in Mayuge district have rejected an eviction order issued by Mayuge district local leadership from a 15 hectare piece of land in Buyobo village.
14:18
14:18

Mayuge District Gets Piped Water Supply betty bigombe 3

Some residents had to travel a return journey of 16 kilometers to fetch safe water. But now, the new project under the National Water and Sewerage Cooperation-NWSC will end such days of agony.
16:07
16:07

Mayuge NAADS Officer Implicated in Abuse of Procurement Procedures

This is contained in a 5th September letter written by Atube, which is addressed to Yusuf Senteza, the Mayuge LC Chairperson. He blames the dismal performance of the NAADs program in his sub county to the appointment of Kyayi.
18:20
18:20

Forest Reserve Workers Strike Over Pay

The workers barricaded the road leading to the forest reserve with logs, blocking 6 trucks from Nile ply wood company in Jinja which, had come to ferry wood.
10:24
10:24

Caterpillars Invade Sweet Potato Gardens in Mayuge sweet potatoes

Juma Kamoga, the LC 3 chairperson of Kityerera Sub County says each household has lost about an acre of sweet potatoes to the caterpillars.
19:50
19:50

Farmers Barred From Cultivating In Forest Reserve forest reserves. 2

Mayuge district residents have accused Busoga Forest Company of blocking them from cultivating food crops in the forest reserve.
11:24
11:24

Farmers Embrace New Ginger farming method 2

Farmers in Mayuge have adopted a new and efficient method to increase their ginger yields. The new method requires just a little space of land but gives high returns.
10:48
10:48

Mayuge Farmers Turn to e- Agriculture to Boost Production 3

Rural farmers in Mayuge district have resorted to e-agriculture to boost their production.
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