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NAADS distributes planting material worth sh41.1 billion

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Following the start of the second crop season for 2021, the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) is distributing planting materials to farmers with emphasis on crops that offer improvement on food security as well as household incomes. The planting materials being distributed for the …

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Farmers in Acholi start early preparation for second planting season

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Farmers in Acholi sub region have started early preparation for this year’s second planting season. The second plating season mainly starts at the onset of the second rainy season which commences in early June annually. Most farmers in the Acholi sub-region have started clearing their …

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Seed prices increase in Bududa ahead of planting season

Bududa, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The prices of seeds have shot up in Bududa district as the planting season draws closer. The most affected are maize and bean seeds. A kilogram of untreated maize seeds now costs Shillings 1800 from Shillings 1200.   A sachet of 2 kilograms of treated maize …

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