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ER best farmer regrets loss of GHS 60,000 farm produce to bush fires

Many farms and green vegetable risk bush fires especially at the beginning of or early parts of the New Year.  It is therefore not surprising that bush fires are very rampant in these times where forest reserves for instance tend ...

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Forestry Commission of Ghana acquires Kantanka vehicles

The Forestry Commission of Ghana has taken delivery of two Kantanka Omama 4X4 Pickups, to add to the fleet of vehicles already in use at the ministry. More vehicles from Kantanka Automobile is expected to be delivered in due course ...

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Stop ‘running down’ cocoa sector – COCOBOD tells Mahama

COCOBOD has accused former President John Mahama of trying to run down the cocoa industry for political expediency. In a press statement, management of COCOBOD criticized the former President for what it describes as a deliberate attempt to always “make ...

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Planting for Food and Jobs records more successes…as Ghana resumes export of maize, other foodstuffs

Ghana has resumed the export of maize to three neighbouring countries, including Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, and Togo. This comes at the heels of similar feat in the area of plantain, with reports that several tons of the foodstuffs were ...

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Farmers urged to adopt precautionary measures in use of agro chemicals

Agric director for Lower Manya Krobo has tasked farmers to be wary of the kind of agro chemicals they patronize from the various agro chemical shops. Mr. Alex Fordjour in an interview with Austin Ofori Addo on Kuapa Yo said ...

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Farmers regret lack of consultation in planning of Farmers’ Day celebrations

Leader of the Asutuare Rice Famers Association in the Greater Accra Region, Mr. Daniel Teye has complained bitterly about the lack of consultation with all relevant stakeholders, especially FBOs, on the part of organizers of the National Farmers’ Day in ...

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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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