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16:01
16:01

Multi-billion Cereal Processing Plant Opens in Soroti Soroti City 3 1

Pela commodities has already started laying its machinery in the area near Soroti Fruit Factory. It is expected to handle 18 types of cereals and be able to sort, clean and dry 36 metric tonnes of cereals per hour, according to Isaiah Langa, one of the directors of Pela Commodities Limited. He adds that the plant will easily process over 600 metric tonnes of cereals in less than 24 hours.
07:07
07:07

Kapelebyong Sidelines Citrus Farming, Promotes Livestock budget review 1 3 Top story

Richard Alioka, a farmer in Acowa Sub County says citrus farming has become very expensive to manage amidst challenges of low demand. Alioka says that he started orange farming in 2012 with five acres but notes that the management of orange trees is now costly than the output.
08:39
08:39

Frustrated Farmer Cuts Orange Trees Over Strange Disease Serere District 2 2 Top story

63-year-old Paul Opio cut down his orchard in Opucet Village, which has been earning him at least Shillings 10 million annually after realizing huge losses. Opio started planting oranges in 2009 and has since diversified to other crops like water melons, tomatoes and bananas among others.
15:44
15:44

Agriculture Committte Summons UDC Officials Over Teso Fruits Factory 1 3

UDC receives Shillings 5.4 Billion Shillings for operating the fruit factory. However, MPs says there is no value for money since the factory has failed to produce any juice as planned.
10:36
10:36

Soroti Fruit Factory Unable to Process Entire Harvest from Teso Region vincent sempijja 3 1

On Wednesday, a group of leaders drawn from different parts of Teso were shocked to learn in a meeting chaired by the Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Minister, Vincent Sempijja that the factory lacks the capacity to process all the citrus fruits produced by farmers.
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