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Farmers deserve free fertilizer – farmer

A mixed crop farmer at Akorley in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region, Mr. Tetteh Kwashie has admonished government to, despite the massive reductions in the prices of fertilizer products, further reduce the prices of the products to ...

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Local Poultry Producers Ready for Christmas Demand – Philip Appiah

Manager of Barah Poultry Farms at Adzikpo, a suburb of Somanya in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern region, Mr. Philip Appiah has expressed the readiness of the local poultry industry to supply any quantity of poultry products to ...

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Mushroom Farmers Plead For Gov’t Support

A mushroom farmer at Nuaso in the Lower Manya Municipality of the Eastern Region, Mr. Mawuli Kponor has observed that mushroom farming is another booming business in the Agric Sector that can create more jobs for the youth if given ...

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Government urge to encourage coconut cultivation to strengthen the economy

The Green Coast Group and Consult Limited has appealed to the government to add coconut cultivation to his agendum ‘farming for food and jobs’ for the people. This the group believes would reduce the unemployment rate in the country and ...

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Consider All Farmers in Pension Scheme – Juliet Aku

The Executive Officer for Fair trade, a banana growing and export company, Madam Juliet Mensah Aku has pleaded with the government to consider other farmers in the implementation of the pension policy plan for all farmers and not only producers ...

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Join FBOs to Ease Access to Credit Facilities – Dr. Apotey tells Farmers

The Branch Manager of the Somanya branch of the Upper Manya Kro Rural Bank Ltd has advised farmers to come together to form Farmer-Based Organizations (FBOs) as a way of accessing credit facilities from financial institutions. Dr. Gabriel Odeh Apotey ...

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Planting for Food and Jobs to employ 502, 700 farmers, extension officers in  2018

Pending the approval of the 2018 Budget statement presented by the Finance Minister, Hon. Ken Ofori Atta last Wednesday at the house of the country’s biggest law making chamber, the statement has proposed to register 500,000 farmers and recruits 2700 ...

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Tano South Calls for Tomato Processing Center under One District one Factory Policy.

Residents and farmers of Tano South in the Brong Ahafo Region are calling on government to establish for them a tomato processing factory under the flagship one district one factory industrialization programme. The president of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo ...

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Cashew production, a profitable business – Farmers award winner

Mr. Tony Aidoo Best, Cashew Farmer and the National President of cashew farmers Association has disclosed to Rite News Desk that cashew farming is lucrative and money-making business which  has the tendency to reduce poverty. Cashew has over the years ...

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Chickens for Christmas: Local Poultry Industry Ready for Supply

A poultry farmer in Somanya in the Eastern Region, Mr. Steven Tetteh has assured the public that they (poultry farmers) are ready to feed the country before, during and after the Christmas festivities. Mr. Tetteh boasts of some seven thousand five hundred ...

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