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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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Yilo Krobo: Dutch Embassy and International Water Management Institute to Establish Fertilizer Factory

The Dutch Embassy and International Water Management Institute, a Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), center focused on research for development to deliver new evidence-based approaches that address key water-related challenges, are to construct a modern fertilizer factory worth ...

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Somanya: Two Mango Thieves Fined Ghc 4800

A Somanya Magistrate Court has fined two persons accused of stealing mangoes from the farms of the Farm Management Services Limited, FMSL at Akuni near Somanya to a total of Ghc 4, 800 or in default serve fifteen (15) months ...

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Government Urged To Sensitize Youth on Govt’s Agric Policies

The Eastern Regional Agric Extension Officer, Mr. Papa Allotey has urged government and other stakeholders leading the crusade for agricultural development to sensitize the youth through persistent education on the planting for food and jobs policy to lure them into ...

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Beneficiaries of Operation Planting For Food and Jobs Based On Cronyism – GNAFF President

The president for the Ghana National Association of Farmers and Fishermen, GNAFF, Mr. Emmanuel T. Mensah has claimed that the ‘Operation Planting For Food and Jobs Policy’ being implemented by the current administration has its own political ambitions to satisfy ...

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