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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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Mango Farmers Call For Mass Spraying To Control BBS

Mango farmers in the Asuogyaman district of the Eastern region are calling for a mass spraying of mango farms in the district to ward off further attacks by the BBS disease. The call by the farmers arises out of the ...

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Poor Farmer, Extension Officer Ratio Tops Concerns of Farmers at 1D1RAF

Farmers in the Asuogyaman district have added their voices to calls on government to address the huge gap between the number of agricultural extension officers (AEO) in the country and the number of farmers needing their services. Director of Agriculture ...

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Leaf Miner Invasion: “No Cause for Alarm” – Yilo Agric Director Allays Fears

The Agriculture Director of the Yilo Krobo Municipality, Mr. Daniel Oduro, is allaying fears of farmers over a possible invasion of the tomato leaf miner in the municipality. The agric director said farmers should not panic about the disease which ...

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“Farmers’ Empowerment Key to Wean them of Government Support” – Best Maize Farmer

2016 National Best Maize Farmer, Mr. Kofi Vinyor is calling on farmers to be more responsible in carrying out their duties as farmers rather than depending on the government. Rather, he believes farmers must plan for everything needed to enlarge ...

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