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Take another Look at Curriculum of Agric Training Colleges – Minister

Minister of State In-charge of Agriculture, Dr Nurah Gyeile has reiterated calls on the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) to take another look at the curriculum of the country’s agricultural training schools. According to him, most students after studying ...

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Mining activities destroying farmlands in Noyem Birim North District

Chairman for the Concerned Farmers Association of Noyem Birim North District in the Eastern Region has bemoaned the activities of various mining companies in the Birim North District which continue to destroy their farmlands. The activities of the miners continue ...

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Focus On Controlling BBS – Mango Consultant To Farmers

Mango consultant, Mr. Victor Avah believes that controlling the Bacterial Black Spot disease (BBS) disease rather than attempting to eradicate it is a more realistic approach towards dealing with the current onslaught. Mr. Avah who made the call therefore admonished ...

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Farmers Urged To Pay Heed To Extension Officers

Some serial callers who called into Rite FM’s Akuafo Sesen segment on Wednesday have admonished colleague farmers to pay heed to their extension officers to see progress in their various farming activities. According to the farmers, farmers tend to get ...

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Farmers Urged To Adopt Organic Farming

The 2016 National Best Maize Farmer and CEO of Vinyor and Company Limited in the Brong Ahafo Region has entreated Ghanaians to go back to organic farming to enhance the production of quality food for local consumption and exportation to ...

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Deputy Minister Calls for Calm among Mango Farmers in Wake of BBS Attacks

The Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Horticulture, Hon. George Oduro has encouraged mango farmers across the country to remain calm as the ministry is employing all necessary interventions to combat the bacterial black sport (BBS) disease which is devastating mango ...

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Bacterial Black Spot: Plant Doctor Cites Government for Blame

A Plant Doctor who doubles as an Extension Officer for the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality in the Eastern region, Mr. Jeremiah Nyumuteye has chided government for its failure to deal with the Black Bacterial Spot (BBS) scourge. Mr. Nyumuteye cited ...

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Regulate the Release of Carbon Dioxide – Climate Expert

A climate expert at the Center for Climate Change and Food Security, Mr. Mahamudu Mohammed Nurudeen has cautioned Ghanaians to regulate the rate of releasing Carbon Dioxide into the atmosphere. Mr. Nurudeen made the assertion in an interview with Rite ...

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Modern Farmers Must Work Hand In Hand with Meteorological Services

Mr. Samuel Kojo Somuah, Manager of Adaptive Trust Station under the Ministry of Food and Agriculture at Somanya has reiterated the position that modern farming trends work in hand with the Meteorological services of Ghana and should hence be an ...

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Farmers in Lower Manya Krobo Complain Of Bad Road Networks

Most farmers located within the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality of the Eastern region, who called into Rite FM’s Akuafo Sesen segment of the Rite Morning Show have registered their displeasure over the lack of good road networking in most farming ...

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