Several towns and villages in Bong are experiencing infestations from caterpillars, a situation that is negatively affecting farming communities.
The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority has entered an agreement with AfricaRice and the Ministry of Agriculture to implement an E.U. sponsored project focused on integrating rice and fish farmers to provide better nutrition for the public.
Golden Veroleum Liberia, the oil palm giant operating plantations in Grand Kru and Sinoe, has decided to lay off 443 of its workforce.
The successor company to Sime Darby says it wants to forge better relations with the communities around its plantations in Bomi and Grand Cape Mount. It plans to do this through an outgrower program.
Police in Bong have charged a recent graduate of Cuttington University with criminal conspiracy and theft of property, in connection to the recent money theft at the Central Agricultural Research Institute.
More than 400 farmers have received certificates after completing a nearly 10-month training program conducted by Solidaridad.
President George Weah has nominated the senior managing partner of Fabrar Liberia, Jeanine Cooper, as the new minister of agriculture.
Reports of rampaging forest buffalos are emanating from Weagar Town, River Cess, where the animals have destroyed numerous farms in the town and are causing farmers and surrounding villagers to abandon their farms and homes.