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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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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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MOFA to Employ 2700 Extension Officers – Chief Director

Chief Director for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Mr. Robert P. Ankobiah has disclosed to Rite News that the Directorate will soon employ about 2,700 Extension Officers to boost the discharge of extension services in the country. Mr. Ankobiah ...

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Delay In Accessing Improved Seeds a Concern to Farmers

The Chairman for the Lower Manya Farmers’ Award Winners Association, Mr. Samuel Ohipeni on Monday expressed worry over the delay in accessing improved seeds and fertilizers from the various agric departments. Mr. Samuel Ohipeni said the delay encountered by farmers ...

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Late Start of Rains: Farmers Express Concern

Mr. Glastone Tetteh, patron of the Ogome Dawa district farmers association has lamented that the major season has been a failure for their farming activities following what he describes as the late start of the rains. The Ghana Meteorological Agencies ...

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