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14:28
14:28

Rwentanga Farm Institute Graduates Up in Against Uganda Veterinary Board 6 3

Nathan Bakundane, one of the affected para vets, says that he has worked for the last three years until the National Drug Authority confiscated his drugs and asked to present a licence from the veterinary board in vain.
12:15
12:15

Ankole Farmers Want Government to Fix Produce Prices 1 5

The recent survey Conducted by FAO on Market Information Services in all FAO member countries it indicated that while a large number of countries do operate some type of Market Information System, the vast majority of services cannot be relied on to provide commercially useful information for farmers and traders.
11:14
11:14

Mbarara City Authorities Extend Livestock Quarantine to Two More Areas Over FMD 4 1

Amanyire says that they have stopped the movement of cattle, goats, sheep, pigs and their products with immediate effect.
11:07
11:07

Mbarara Steps Up Surveillance Over Foot and Mouth Disease 2

According to Bakashaba, the surveillance teams which include veterinary staff, farmers, and traders have been deployed at the border between Mbarara and Kihurra in Kyenshama, Rubaya, and Biharwe.
18:03
18:03

Dairy Farmers in Mbarara Turn to Beekeeping over Ban on Milk Imports 1 3

Michael Van den Berg, the head of Dairy and Apiculture development at Pearl Dairy says the initiative is seeking to assist affected dairy farmers with an alternative source of income.
17:44
17:44

Agriculture Ministry Tests Animals in Mbarara for Foot and Mouth Disease 3

Andrew Bakashaba, the Mbarara District Veterinary Officer says that they have so far collected 40 samples from four farms in Biharwe Division and Kagongi Sub County in Mbarara City and District respectively.
13:31
13:31

Six Arrested in Sheema over Counterfeit Veterinary Drugs 2 2

The Head of veterinary services NDA, Jeanne Muhindo, says that the culprits have been duplicating pesticides for spraying bedbugs, cockroaches and other insects and re-package them as acaricides for spraying animal, which they rebrand as Tick Burn.
12:49
12:49

Sale of Livestock Drugs by Unlicensed Dairy Farmer's Cooperatives Worries NDA 1 5 Top story

Dr. Bernard Sibwome, the head of Drug Regulation in NDA, says the dairies use unqualified people to dispense drugs to farmers, which is dangerous to human and animal life.
17:50
17:50

NAGRIC Executive Director Dr Chales Lagu Arrested in Mbarara 3 2

According to a statement released by the State House Anti-Corruption Unit, the arrest is in line with investigations into the mismanagement of over 18 billion Shillings in NAGRIC and DB under the watch of the Executive Director Dr Charles Lagu.
14:01
14:01

Farmers Asked to Embrace Social Media to Sustain Food Supply Chain ICT 5 1

Associate Professor Alex Ariho, the Director-General of Excel Hort Consult Agribusiness incubator in Biharwe, says that farmers need to borrow a leaf from religious leaders who have embraced social media tools and platforms to maintain contact with their flock.
19:03
19:03

Dairy Farmers Stuck with Over 150,000 Liters of Milk Milk prices 4 1 Top story

Wilson Bagatuzire, a farmer in Kashari says he is worried of where to take his milk because Pearl Dairies, which used to buy the bulk of the milk, closed yet cooperatives cannot consume what they produce.
12:11
12:11

Agricultural Officer on Spot Over Substandard Demonstration Gardens Richard Mugisha 3 6

In the financial year 2018/19, the Ministry of Agriculture released the money to Mbarara Municipal Council, through the MAAIF project to start demonstration gardens in six divisions of Mbarara that is Biharwe, Kakiika, Kakoba, Kamukuzi, Nyamitanga, and Nyakayojo.
16:10
16:10

Minister's Directive to Close Village Coolers Draws Mixed Reactions from Farmer State Minister 4 1 Top story

Wilson Kasana, a dairy farmer from Sanga in Lyantonde district, says closing village coolers would affect them a lot, saying cooperatives pay unfair prices to farmers.
12:40
12:40

Fake, Expired Agro Inputs Infiltrate Mbarara 2

Small and large-scale farmers in the area had adopted the application of improved seeds and fertilizers to increase their yields. However, their passion is now frustrated by the prevalence of poor quality and counterfeit seeds and other inputs which has resulted into low or no yields, or sometimes loss of livestock.
09:39
09:39

Rubaare Town Council Struggling to Dispose Unclaimed Bodies 1

Peace Kaconco, the LC V Councilor of Rubaare town council, says the problem of unclaimed bodies is a serious challenge for the town council and Rubaare Health Centre IV management. She however, says the town council lacks resources to secure burial grounds.
07:45
07:45

High Cost of Chicken Feed Worries Farmers ankole 2

Robert Kabatereine, the Chairperson Mbarara Network of Farmers Voice Limited, says the high prices of chicken feeds have hit the farmers hard.
11:06
11:06

Ankole Farmers Glued to Poor Post harvest Handling Practices 1

Elly Muhwezi, a farmer and Executive Director Mbarara Civil Society Forum, says there is need for concerted effort to address the challenge of poor post-harvest handling. He says farmers need practice skills to help them adopt modern post-harvest handling.
15:40
15:40

Mbarara Veterinary Workers Stuck after Office is Sold Off 1

William Mwebembezi, the Mbarara District Veterinary Officer, says they are currently using the animal laboratory to attend to people.
16:31
16:31

Ntungamo on High Alert following Anthrax Outbreak 2

Tugumisirize says despite the fact that there have been calls by the District Veterinary Office to farmers to vaccinate their animals, they have to fork money for the vaccines from their pockets.
10:03
10:03

Ntungamo Farmers Yet to Embrace Commercial Farming 2

The farmers who mainly engage in growing of bananas, beans, Cassava, ground nuts among others are still producing in small quantities and earn nothing or less from their produce.
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