Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


In Central Region Fall armyworm destroy 1,000 hectares of maize

The Central Regional Operations Director NADMO explained that but for the timely intervention by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) and Regional Coordinating Council would not have been able to salvage the 5,000 hectares of maize farm.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

The Central Regional Operations Director of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has revealed that one thousand hectares of the 6,000 hectares maize farm in the region had been completely destroyed by the fall armyworm.

Richard Baffour Asare was speaking at a public forum organised by the Gomoa East District Office of NADMO at Gomoa Buduburam in the Central Region.

He explained that but for the timely intervention by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) and Regional Coordinating Council would not have been able to salvage the 5,000 hectares of maize farm.

READ ALSO: Basic school students find solution to armyworm

Asare did not disclose which districts and communities were affected by the invasion of the fall armyworm.

He, however, called on farmers to report such incidents early to the Agric extension officers and NADMO for them to take quick action.

READ ALSO: Mites take over sweet pepper farms in Winneba; hectares of farms destroyed

He gave the assurance that workers of NADMO in the districts and regional offices were ready to deal with any situation that may arise.

He urged the farmers to and spray their farms regularly, in accordance with expert advice, to prevent attacks by the fall armyworm.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Ghana Politics Akufo-Addo fires Lands Commission bossbullet
2 Roshi Motman AirtelTigo CEO resignsbullet
3 MTN Ghana Selorm Adadevoh is MTN Ghana’s new CEObullet
4 Menzgold Ghana Don't deposit money with Menzgold – BoG cautions...bullet
5 Shirley Frimpong-Manso and Ken Attoh owe The Royal Bankbullet
6 Salaries In 2018 Here are the dates public workers will be...bullet
7 Menzgold Ghana Investment company closes down its Gold Vault...bullet
8 Fuel Price Hikes Fuel prices to drop again this weekbullet
9 Achimota Mall’s Sidewalk Sales Full of Swanky Shopping...bullet
10 Mahama boys prevented me from meeting him – Fibre...bullet

Top Videos

1 Forbes 2018 Africa's billionaires rich listbullet
2 Money Alert Meet Africa's richest womanbullet
3 New Discovery Ghana discovers new mineral, lithium in commercial...bullet
4 Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong Nobody can collapse my company – JOSPONGbullet
5 Plane Crash Starbow suspends operations following plane crashbullet
6 Bozoma Saint John 10 quotes from Uber top official, Bozoma,...bullet
7 Support Finance minister buys Kantanka carbullet
8 Entrepreneurship How to be resourceful as an entrepreneurbullet
9 New Phone Nokia’s MWC 2018 Event in Under 10 Minutesbullet
10 Entrepreneurship How To Get Ready To Get Started |...bullet

Business