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Army worm: Farmers count losses

By Vision Reporter

Added 19th April 2017 03:58 PM

The affected areas include Kaladima Prisons farm, in Lamogi sub-county in Amuru district.

Army worm: Farmers count losses

Minister of agricultural, animal industry and fisheries Vincent Ssempijja during a media briefing on the control of fall army worm in Uganda at the Uganda Media Center in Kampala on April 10, 2017. Photo by Tony Rujuta

The affected areas include Kaladima Prisons farm, in Lamogi sub-county in Amuru district.

Farmers in Amuru and Nwoya district are counting losses after over 140 acres of maize gardens have been destroyed by army worms.

The affected areas include Kaladima Prisons farm, in Lamogi sub-county in Amuru district.

Speaking during the launch of the exercise aimed at spraying the maize planation against the worms on Tuesday Acwa River Regional Prisons Commander, Allan Okello says farmers were going to get low yields if the worms are not fought.

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