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Poor planting materials & cultural farm practices account for low cashew...

Cultivation of poor planting materials and wrong cultural farming practices have been identified as major challenges accounting for low cashew productivity among local farmers. In...

World Bank approves record US$500 mln to Africa and Middle East

The World Bank has approved a record US$500 million in grants and low-interest loans to help countries in Africa and the Middle East fight...

As farming season approaches, farmers demand release of subsidised fertiliser

Farmers in the Northern Region have appealed for the release of government’s subsidised fertilisers for their farming activities. The farmers who have ploughed their...

AGL presents bags of fertiliser to 360 cocoa farmers

Aboso Gold Fields Limited (AGL) has presented 2,172 bags of fertiliser to 360 cocoa farmers at Damang in the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality if the...

COVID-19, lockdowns and food production

Without knocking, a novel virus entered the lives of Ghanaians – and others the world over – at the beginning of the year, just...

Be wary of Fall armyworms’ resurgence – farmers advised

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has advised farmers to be wary of a resurgence of Fall armyworms (FAW) infestations on maize, urging...

Agric Minister embarks on working visit to 4 regions

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, is scheduled to undertake a 6-day tour of the Ashanti, Eastern, Bono, and Bono...

Pollution of water resources poses risk to agricultural sector

Continuous pollution of the country’s water resources through illegal mining activities poses a real risk to the agricultural sector, an expert in the matter...

Use of modern implement will boost cocoa crop yields…as COCOBOD launches...

The introduction of motorised pruners and slashers which seek to take cocoa farmers away from the use of traditional implements for farming, coupled with...

Northern Region farmers recorded bumper harvest in 2019 food production

Farmers in the Northern Region recorded bumper harvests in food production for the 2019 farming season The farmers, who had previously contended with post-harvest losses,...

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