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White Flies Devastating Vegetable Farmers in Yilo Krobo

Vegetable farmers in the Yilo Krobo Municipality in the eastern region are at their wits end from white flies’ invasion. The farmers, particularly tomato farmers have expressed worry over the attack of their farms by the insects in recent times ...

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Certification Bodies Urged To Ensure Product Purity at Park Houses

Chief Executive Officer of Cotton Weblink Limited, Mr. Davies Narh Korboe has called on certification bodies to pay regular visits to park houses to ensure that products being produced in such facilities met set standards. According to Mr. Korboe who ...

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Veterinary Services Call For Intensive System of Cattle Farming In Ghana

Veterinary technicians are calling on cattle farmers in Ghana to resort to the use of simple technology to confine their animals. Mr. Isaac Nyumutei, a Veterinary Officer in Lower Manya Krobo who made this known when he appeared as guest ...

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Post-Harvest Losses: Extension Officers Urged To Educate Farmers on the Use of Appropriate Harvesting Tools

Mrs. Alice Dawson who is the Head of Food Safety and Deputy Director of Women in Agriculture Development, MOFA has urged extension officers to equip farmers on the use of appropriate tools during harvesting. The purpose of this, she noted ...

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Shai Osudoku: PWDs Benefit from Life Sustaining Aids from Assembly

Disabled persons in the Shai Osudoku district in the Greater Accra region for the first time received Income Generating Items from the Disability Common Fund. The presentation, according to the District Chief Executive for the Shai Osudoku district was ample ...

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Misapplication of fertilizer adversely affecting climate change – lecturer

Plant nutrition and soil fertility lecturer at the University of Cape Coast, Dr. Kofi Attiah is ascribing the current undesirable climatic changes in the country to the misapplication of fertilizer by local farmers. He said the misapplication of fertilizer by ...

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Manya Krobo Rural Bank Donates To Three CHPS Compounds

The Manya Krobo Rural Bank on Friday as part its Corporate Social Responsibilities towards its 40th anniversary celebrations made a donation of medical supplies and non-medical items to three Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds in Lower Manya Krobo. The ...

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Adopt Preventive Approach towards FAW Invasion, Not Combative – Agronomist Urges Farmers

Farmers across the country are being encouraged to adopt a preventive approach towards dealing with the Fall Army Worm invasion rather than the combative approach being adopted by them. According to Agronomist and PRO for Comos Organic Green Company, the ...

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Prioritize Tourism Development in Eastern Region – Director

The Eastern Regional Director of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Mr. Frederick Adjei-Rudolph has charged the various District and Municipal Assemblies to focus on the development of potential tourism sites in the region. According to Mr. Rudolph, focusing on potential tourism ...

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Kpongunor: Stray Bullet Kills Bullion Driver

A policeman, identified as Police Constable Amidu Ousman accompanying a bullion van belonging to MON-TRAN Ghana limited has fatally shot dead the driver of the bullion van with registration number, GN 1630-12. The driver of the van who was accidently struck ...

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