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08:12
08:12

Oil Palm Growing in Busoga Sub Region Kicks Off After 13 Years of Waiting farmer 3

Suzan Lakwonero, NOPP Project Manager, who oversaw the planting, noted that after years of anticipation by farmers in Mayuge, every registered farmer would now have the opportunity to plant oil palm gardens to improve their livelihoods.
07:51
07:51

Farmers Reinstate BCU Board Unopposed coffee 2 Top story

Nelson Wedayila, the Secretary of the BCU Vetting Committee, confirmed that the reinstated board members successfully passed the vetting process, meeting all minimum requirements such as being registered BCU farmers and selling their coffee at BCU.
07:06
07:06

700 Young Aqua-culturists Unite to Craft Plans for Successful Fish Farming farmer 2 2 Top story

Uganda garnered USD 116.2 million from fish and fish product exports in the 2021/22 financial year. The primary focus of the meeting will be to address critical sectoral challenges, particularly deficiencies in processing.
08:07
08:07

Kwania Farmers Embrace Micro- Scale Irrigation Program government program 6 1 Top story

Taddeo Mivulo, the Kwania District Senior Agricultural Engineer, provided insights into the functionality of the irrigation system, noting that five farmers have already fully paid for and are being connected to the system. He emphasized the importance of proper maintenance to prevent damage to the systems.
20:21
20:21

Processed Banana Hits the Market project 1

BIRDC boasts of extracting flour from banana fingers, locally known as “tooke flour,” which is a raw material for several forms of bakery products ranging from cake, bread, chapattis, crisps, biscuits, porridge, etc, coupled with nutritious supplements, paper extracted from banana fibre, among other products still under study.
07:47
07:47

Student Seeks Government Funding for Drone Pesticide Sprayer Project area 1 1

Motivated by these findings, Ssentongo and his classmates utilized plastic materials, including empty water bottles and metallic particles, in their chemistry laboratory to create a drone sprayer. The drone is equipped with two pesticide-filled bottles and an integrated camera.
10:18
10:18

Sugarcane Farmers Clash with Police as They Demand Over UGX1.5B Arrears district 5

The out growers held placards, urging the management of Kaliro Sugar Limited to fulfill their outstanding payments, as this represents their only means of livelihood.
17:11
17:11

Millers Want UNBS to Equip Farmers with Post-Harvest Handling Skills Sub County 1 3

Millers argue that whereas UNBS penalizes traders and millers whose grain is found to contain aflatoxins, many farmers sell to them contaminated maize, which if extensively sieved, affects their final product.
15:17
15:17

Bugweri Farmers Decry Fall Armyworms Invasion Namalemba 1 3

Joel Isabirye, a resident of Namalemba trading center, says that prior to the outbreak of the fall armyworms he planted maize in his two-acre garden.
09:11
09:11

Minister Magyezi Optimistic that Improved Farming will Smoothen the PDM Rollout member 1 1

Magyezi pledged to liaise with the PDM secretariat and the ministry of agriculture officials to ensure that farmers have ready access to modern agriculture technologies aimed at enabling them to generate more incomes from small pieces of land.
12:05
12:05

Musenero Supports Modern Technologies for Grassroots Farmers market 1 1

Musenero stressed that over the years, scientists have developed affordable technologies aimed at mechanizing the agricultural sector and boosting the quality of farmers’ yields, but they are inaccessible to the target beneficiaries.
17:56
17:56

Luuka Farmers Embrace Cocoa Growing village 2 1

The farmers note that, unlike the bureaucratic system of selling sugarcane, which involves powerful middlemen to procure sale permits at the expense of smallholder farmers, cocoa exporters directly purchase the fruits from the farmers, hence enabling them to individually negotiate for competitive prices.
12:30
12:30

Variegated Grasshoppers Destroy Crops in Iganga agriculture 3

Farmers say the destructive nature of the pests is likely to result in a decline in crop yield this season and make them food insecure.
12:19
12:19

Agriculture Ministry Intensifies Research on Hass Avocado service 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.
12:06
12:06

Elderly Man Washed Away in Swamp village

"Dirimunsawo normally returns home around 7:00 am but by 8:00 am he hadn't returned. So we decided to mount a search for him and managed to recover his hat and coat flowing across the swamp," he says.
15:13
15:13

Jinja Produce Dealers Stuck with Maize Products Due to Export Restrictions agriculture 2 1

The ban was later lifted, but with strict conditions on exporters as Kenyan authorities sought to curb shipping in of the cancer-causing aflatoxins. The country's agriculture ministry said that all maize importers would be required to be registered, and possess a certificate of conformity on aflatoxin levels for every consignment. The traders are also expected to issue details of their warehouses clearly explaining the mode of storage and drying.
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