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12:57
12:57

500 Farmers Count Losses as Kafu Floods Submerge Crop Gardens garden crops 4 1

The River at the border between Hoima and Kyankwanzi districts burst its banks after a heavy downpour on Monday disrupting business and transport in the area.
12:19
12:19

Suspected FMD Cases Reported in Buliisa cows 1

Dr. Rashid Mubiru, the Buliisa District Veterinary Officer, reported that the symptoms were observed last week by farmers who noticed signs such as fever, depression, loss of appetite, weight loss, shivering, sores and blisters on the animals' feet, and hypersalivation, among others.
13:23
13:23

500 Farmers in Kakumiro Counting Losses as Hailstorm Devastate Villages. garden crops 3 1

The most affected farmers are from the areas of Bujaja, Lwamata in Mpasaana Sub County, Kijungu ward, Mpongo ward, Lwamate ward, and Mpasaana central in Mpasaana town council.
12:10
12:10

Moroto Receives Fast Growing Seeds farmers 2 3

The seeds that include Cowpeas, Green gram, and Tapary beans are being kept in the district stores pending distribution to the farmers after the germination tests.
16:26
16:26

Drought leaves Bunyoro Maize Farmers in Tears famine 1 4

The farmers are getting between 1 and 2 bags of maize from an acre following the drought.
13:30
13:30

Herdsmen, Farmers in Bunyoro Clash over Grazing Cattle in Gardens garden crops 1 4

Many farmers are crying foul after their crops were destroyed by cows, especially during the night hours. According to the farmers, the herdsmen have started grazing their animals at night in their gardens.
15:50
15:50

Hoima Farmers Count Losses as Hailstorm Devastates Villages 2 1

The most affected farmers are from the villages of Ngobye, Burara,Kibingo and Busanga in Buraru.
07:52
07:52

Agro-Input Dealers Petition Parliament Over UGX 21Bn Arrears World Bank

The 110 dealers working under the Agriculture Cluster Development Project – ACDP were contracted to supply inputs that include maize, beans, cassava, rice and coffee to over 10 districts across the country.
08:20
08:20

Hailstorm Devastates Kakumiro Villages crops 4 1

The affected are residents from the sub counties of Kibijjo, kikoora, kakindo kasingo, Ibambara, Kanyawawa and Kitaihuka town council.
11:53
11:53

Omoro Residents Decry Poor State of Roads Omoro district 1

According to reports from Omoro district, only 294 kilometers’ roads have been rehabilitated and maintained out of the total of 821 kilometers.
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.
14:32
14:32

Plague Kills 200 Goats in Hoima vaccine 4 1

The goats started dying three weeks ago leaving many goat farmers stranded. Most of the goat farmers are forced to bury carcasses as people fear to eat their meat.
15:57
15:57

Farmers in Rwenzori Advised to Follow Planting Schedule 1 4

The State Minister for Agriculture Henry Aggrey Bagiire says some farmers were found to have replanted their crops soon after the floods that hit several areas in the region.
16:34
16:34

Poor Extension Services Affecting Farmers In Kasese kasese farmers 5 1

The District Chief Administrative Officer-CAO Asuman Masereka say the extension service officers in the district are no longer working.
13:35
13:35

Resist NEMA, Police Evictions, Kabale RDC Tells Wetland Encroachers wetlands 3 7

The RDC gave the authorization after district security and political authorities suspended the ongoing operation of evicting farmers from wetlands in the district.
08:18
08:18

Farmers Want Highly Hazadarous Pesticides Publicized 4 1 Top story

Dr. Evelyn Lutalo, the chairperson Association of Uganda Women Professionals in Agriculture and Environment-AUWPAE says that despite the government efforts to enact and put in place policies that can help to prevent the use of HHPs, this is still insufficient.
05:54
05:54

Produce Exporters Worried About Future of Agriculture Sector prices 2

James Kanyije, the Chief Executive Officer KK Fresh Produce Exporters Ltd, says they are worried that farmers could abandon agriculture due to the glitch in the market.
09:31
09:31

Food Crisis Hits Karusandara Sub County As Water Logging Destroys Crops farmers 4 2

More than 30, 000 acres of crops were destroyed by floods that hit the district in May leaving over 500 households without a stable source of food.
12:41
12:41

Farmers Plead With Gov't to Reopen Livestock Markets Animals 1 4

James Akandwanaho, a herdsman in Bugoigo in Buliisa district, says this is the most difficult time he has ever experienced in his lifetime.
17:08
17:08

Vanilla Farmers Want Curfew Until Harvesting Period 4 2 Top story

The farmers usually harvest the highly prized crop between June and July. A Kilogram of fresh vanilla fibre costs more than Shillings 200,000 on the market. Middlemen buy a kilogram at around 160,000 Shillings while established companies can buy it at as much as 200,000 Shillings per kilogram.
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