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President of Cashew Farmers Urges Farmers to Work with Extension Officers

The President of the National Cashew Farmers Association of Ghana, Mr. Anthony Aidoo, has encouraged farmers across the country to work with extension officers or agricultural related intellectuals to enhance their education on their farming activities to know how to ...

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VEPAG Calls On Government to Assist Them with Soft Loans to Revive Businesses

Members of the Vegetable Exporters and Producers Association of Ghana, VEPAG are calling on the government to assist them with soft loans to revive their business. The demand, according to them, hinges on losses they occurred during the ban placed ...

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Horticultural Industry Seeing Remarkable Progress – Farmer Davies

One of Ghana’s leading agripreneurs, Mr. Davies Narh Korboe, popularly known as ‘Farmer Davies’ has recognized Ghana’s fruit sector as one of the sectors that is seeing remarkable success. The 2009 National Best Farmer and Chairman for the National Farmers ...

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Drip Irrigation Is the Best But Expensive – Irrigation Expert

The issue of climate change has been a major problem affecting farmers of the country and many are calling for the provision of irrigation facilities to substitute the current rain-fed agriculture being practiced as a country. This is to enhance ...

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MoFA Receives Donations from Private Sector Towards 2017 Farmers’ Day

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) yesterday received a GHc50, 000 cheque donation from UniBank Ghana, while an Agro Chemical Company, Rainbow Agroscience Company based in Tema donated 32 cartons of agro chemical towards the organisation of the 33rd ...

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2 nomadic herdsmen escape lynching in E/Region

Two nomadic herdsmen believed to be of Fulani extraction narrowly escaped death on Tuesday after they were nearly lynched by an angry mob at Hweehwee, one of the villages in the Kwahu East District of the Eastern Region, where the ...

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Farmers’ Day: Lower Manya Yet To Decide a Venue

Madam Hilda Huadzi, Director for Women in Agric Development in the Lower Manya Krobo municipality of the Eastern region has given assurances that preparations are ongoing for the celebrations of the upcoming Farmers’ Day in the municipality. However, though choosing ...

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Oil Mill under One-District One-Factory ready to take-off in Bogoso

Barring any unforeseeable challenge, the next destination after Ekumfi for President Nana Akufo-Addo’s flagship One-District-One-Factory (1D-1F) policy is Bogoso in the Prestea-Huni Valley District in the Western Region. The decision to locate the US$3.7million palm oil processing factory in Bogoso ...

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Agriculture Stakeholders discuss plans to ensure integrated agriculture industry

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia Monday opened an agricultural consultative forum in Peduase in the Eastern Region, to discuss and put together a comprehensive plan to ensure integrated agricultural industry. The two-day meeting, which was organised by the Ministry of ...

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European Union lifts ban on Ghanaian vegetable exports

From January 1, 2018, Ghanaian farmers will be able to resume exports of all plant commodities to the European Union (EU) market, a statement issued by the European Union Delegation to Ghana has assured. It follows the European Commission’s decision ...

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