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Earn more from making yoghurt

2017-12-09T23:00:00Z

Yoba for Life, a Dutch NGO, makes yoghurt by producing a starter culture which contains probiotic bacteria



Managing your banana plantation

2017-12-09T23:00:00Z

Lumu advises a farmer to dig holes which are 3X3m or 10X10 ft spread for marked spacing between the plants. The farmer could opt to use either metres or feet to avoid confusion



Milling money from cassava

2017-12-09T23:00:00Z

Cassava is a commercial crop in Brazil, Thailand, China, Nigeria, Ghana and Mozambique in a range of applications



Technology much needed on farming

2017-12-09T23:00:00Z

GMO crops are protected against insect damage and hardly require any pesticide spraying, which makes them safer for human consumption and the environment



Muguzi finds gold in tea farming

2017-12-09T23:00:00Z

A chartered accountant currently working at National Council for Higher Education as Director of Finance in charge of Universities, Arthur Babu Muguzi was born in a tea shamba in 1968



Basics for small-scale pig farming

2017-12-02T23:00:00Z

Recently, we discussed the basics needed for a pig farming operation. These include a reliable water supply and sufficient capital to start the operation and keep it going until sale of the first batch of pigs



Drink more coffee

2017-12-02T23:00:00Z

But how much of it do we consume ourselves, compared to other African coffee producing countries such as Ethiopia?



Farmers thrilled by Farm Clinic

2017-12-02T23:00:00Z

NaSARRI and NARO focused on a stretch of mix crop and animal husbandry, with crops such as cotton, citrus, sorghum, sunflower, groundnuts, peas, beef, dairy and cassava



East coast fever cost farmers

2017-12-02T23:00:00Z

To this effect, Shs10 billion was earmarked to carry out vaccination, however government has not yet fulfilled its pledge



From bogoya, Alowo earns double cash

2017-12-02T23:00:00Z

Because of this, 34-year-old Aisha Alowo, a resident of Lubongo village in Ngogwe Sub-county, Buikwe District decided to start adding value to bogoya so that she could earn more



Gen Otema turns guns to farming

2017-12-02T23:00:00Z

He says he visited several farmers around the country to learn how differently he would do farming in northern Uganda



How climate change impacts on workers’ safety

2017-12-02T08:02:00Z

Agenda 13 which talks about climate change is important to workers because Climate impacts hit working people first and with extreme weather events, changing seasons and rising sea levels, the whole community is affected



Makerere University spearheads research to fix ecosystems challenges

2017-12-02T07:44:00Z

The students are from different countries in Africa and about 17 pursing masters and PHD courses are from South Sudan. Others are from Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia among others



Farmers representatives welcome the idea of Uganda adopting Biotech Crops

2017-12-01T13:00:00Z

Mr Jurua who worked with Entebbe Handling Services (ENHAS) as tax administrator at the International Airport for over 20 years started farming in the year 2010 and he is passionate in growing cassava, beans, sweet potato, cattle rearing including bee keeping



Clean money from drying pawpaws

2017-11-25T23:00:00Z

In 2007, however, Were discovered that he could dry his pawpaws and get more money than he was earning from selling fresh produce



Eituno’s money grows on oranges

2017-11-25T23:00:00Z

Ezekiel Eituno has been growing oranges on his 10-acre farm since 2003 and it has been a long and arduous journey to keep the venture alive



How to raise layers for profits

2017-11-25T23:00:00Z

Due to scarcity, there is a projected market for eggs because in the past three years, a tray of eggs was about Shs6,000 but now it is about Shs9,000 to Shs10,000



Mulching is key

2017-11-25T23:00:00Z

Mulching further reduces the rates of surface evaporation, facilitates the conservation of water in the soil, and keeps the crops strong and growing even during the dry period



Getting the best from dairy farming

2017-11-25T23:00:00Z

If all the milk is to be sold, the farm would make Shs202,400 per day, Shs1,416,800 per week, approximately Shs5.6m per month and about Shs68m per year



Irrigation for increased crop production

2017-11-18T23:00:00Z

Normally this need is fulfilled by rain but when there is inadequate rainfall and insufficient water within the rooting zone of the crops they wilt and die



How to construct best goat shelter

2017-11-18T23:00:00Z

How elaborate your goat shelter is depends on where you live, how many goats you plan to have in the shelter and how much you can afford



Grow your money on pine trees

2017-11-18T23:00:00Z

Otimong explains that pine trees were chosen because Nakasongola is an arid area, yet pine survives better in such conditions because it is an adoptive species



NaSARRI ready for farm clinic

2017-11-18T23:00:00Z

According to Sarah Nalule Walakira, the MPL head marketing, the final clinic of 2017 presents an opportunity to farmers to learn more about dairy farming, citrus, groundnuts, cotton, sunflower, cassava and cowpeas



Okello tasting sweet money from honey

2017-11-18T23:00:00Z

Okello revealed that he has been able to settle tuition of his children, build a new home, drill a borehole as well as establish a coffee plantation and livestock



Byensi earns Shs4bn from Sugarcanes

2017-11-18T23:00:00Z

Human Resource Office at Kinyara Sugar Works Limited for the plantation activity - and he proudly states it plainly that he has no regrets after hitting gold