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Yilo Farmers upbeat following inauguration of Kpornokli irrigation dam

Local farmers in Yilo Krobo in the Eastern region are now hopeful of an all-round year farming following the inauguration of the Kpornokle irrigation dam. The farmers who spoke in an interview with Rite news at the site said the ...

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Farmers affected by rail works at Okuenya to be duly compensated – MCE

Okuenya, Lower Manya Krobo – The Municipal Chief Executive of Lower Manya Krobo, Honourable Simon Kweku Tetteh has assured farmers affected by the construction of the Tema – Akosombo rail lines at Okuenya in the Eastern region that adequate compensation ...

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Retrieve all dead tilapia – BPS to authorities

The Bureau of Public Safety (BPS) has in an interview with Rite news condemned the bagging of some dead tilapia suspected to have died by poisoning, ostensibly for consumption or sale to the public… The Bureau also condemned the bagging ...

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Lower Manya: DOA draws composite budget of Ghc 24,000

The Lower Manya Krobo Department Of Agriculture is anticipating an approval of a total of Ghc 24,000 being the composite budget for the department in the coming year, the Head of extension services for the agric department of the district ...

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Farmers Called Upon To Conduct Market Surveys before Production

Chairman of the Premier Agribusiness Association of Ghana in the Upper Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region, Mr. Samuel Angmor has advised farmers to start production from the market centers and not from the farm. This according to Mr. ...

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AGRIC Directors Upbeat about RAF 2018

Agric directors in the participating districts for the Rite FM Agric Forum are highly expectant of the upcoming, 2018 event. The event slated for the Ensign College Of Public Health at Kpong in the Eastern region will bring together hundreds ...

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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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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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