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Poultry Farmers want MOFA Director Sacked

The Ghana National Association of Poultry Farmers has called for the dismissal of the Eastern Regional Director of Agric, Mr. Henry Crentsil, for what they described as incompetence on the part of the director to handle farmers’ problems. Mr. Crentsil ...

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1-District 1-RAF gaining support

The Acting Agric Director for Akwapem North Municipality of the Eastern Region, Mr.Tetteh Nicholas Atteh has ascribed to Rite FM’s One District One Rite Agric Forum (RAF) agenda. According to him, the previous Rite FM’s Agric Forums (RAF 1&2) has ...

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Farmers call for a second look of award packages ahead of 2017 NFD as they cry over mistreatment.   

Farmers in the country mostly expressed their worries in awards given them at National Farmers Day (NFD) celebration as being too inexpensive comparing their immense effort in feeding mother Ghana;  producing raw materials for the industries and the World. Today ...

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Take advantage of Agric, palm oil sectors – NYA Chief raps youth

The country’s young people have been prompted to take advantage of the embattled palm oil sector in the country and create opportunities out of the situation. The call comes in the wake of personal suspicions of contamination of palm oil ...

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Good cocoa farming practice results in more yields

Mr. William Mintah Wiafe who is the Technical Manager in charge of Cocoa Health and Extension Division at COCOBOD has notified, there are several ways to cultivate cocoa to produce more cocoa beans. He said planting more cocoa trees and ...

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Tanzania Unveils Mega Sugarcane Production Project

Two pension schemes in Tanzania have ventured into sugarcane farming to address the current shortage of sugar in the country. The National Social Security Fund and the PPF Pensions Fund recently launched the 12,000-acre Mbigiri Farm and the 63,000-acre Mkulazi ...

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Dynamite fishing is very harmful – Collins Amoah

 The Production Officer of Volta Catch, Mr. Collins Amoah has educated that dynamite fishing is the practice of using explosives to stunk or kill schools of fish for easy collection. Speaking to Nana Ama Sarfo on the Food,Nutrition and Hygiene ...

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Apply technology, innovation or remain poor – Gratis CEO

Agriculture practices of today has migrated from the use of cutlasses and hoes into the use of technology, innovation and science making the activities on the field (Agric) easier and result yielding. The Chief Executive Officer for Gratis Foundation has ...

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 Farming is not a Punishment – Serial caller

A farmer at Somanya in the Yilo Krobo Municipality has encouraged the youth to see farming as a blessing and booming profession. The serial caller, Anti Lizzy Tetteh on Rite FM’s ‘Akuafo se sen’ segment of the Rite Morning Ride ...

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Dairy value chain, lucrative business but difficult to establish in Ghana – Lecturer

Dairy Value Chain is the process that links actors and the activities involve in delivering milk and milk products to the final consumers with each stakeholder in the chain adding value at its stage of transformation, Dr Maame Yaa Adjei ...

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