Author - Collins Mann

Tea Farmers demand to meet Museveni

The tea farmers want to share their concerns and challenges in the industry including government’s failure to pay for supplied tea seedlings.PIC: Minister Kyambadde and kasirivu atwoki of economic monitoring meeting the disterict leaders. (Credit: Job Namanya)FARMINGKABALE - Stakeholders in the tea industry in Kigezi and Ankole sub-regions are demanding to seek audience with President Yoweri Museveni.The tea farmers want to share their concerns and challenges in the industry including government’s failure to pay for supplied tea seedlings.Their concern...

Kabale farmers receive apple seedlings

Patrick Besigye Keihwa, the Kabale district Chairperson called on agricultural officers to sensitise farmers on the best farming methods.Apple farmers in Kabale district have a reason to smile after receiving 58,324 seedlings from the National Agriculture Advisory Secretariat (NAADS).Lt. Col. Charles Tebaruraho, the Operation Wealth Creation Co-ordinator for Kabale district, said that if farmers embrace apple farming it will boost their income."A well-developed apple tree yields around 300 apples. An apple costs between sh700 and sh1000. If our farmers...