Paddy Rice markets

       NCPB

       LBDC

       Dominion farms

       Small Scale mills

       Capwell industries

       Cooperative Societies

       Cross border traders

 

Milled Rice Markets (Give names)

       Supermarkets

       Institutions

       Other private companies

       Traders

       Regional markets (Uganda Southern Sudan)

 

Markets for by-products

·         Feed manufacturers (Dairy, poultry, fish)

·         Cottage industries

Markets for value added products

·         Supermarkets

·         Traders

·         Institutions such as hospitals

Prices   (These are subject to changes)

Current Prices for paddy

       Aromatic – Ksh 55/kg

       Non aromatic –Ksh 36/kg

        

Current Prices for milled rice

       Aromatic – Ksh 140/kg

       Non aromatic Ksh 105/kg

 

Current Prices for By products

       Broken pishori Ksh 70/kg

       Broken non aromatic Ksh 60/kg

       Chicken feed Ksh 40/kg

       Bran meal Ksh 14/kg

Pre-planting

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Seeds of high quality should be true to its kind or variety, contain a minimum of impurities and have high establishment rates in the field. The main criteria for describing seed quality can be considered under the following:

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Growth

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There are five parts in understanding good land preparation. These components are an understanding of the:

  1. role of tillage and land leveling in land preparation
  2. reasons why good land preparation is important

Postharvesting

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Guidelines to proper harvesting:

  • Harvest at the right time with the right moisture content;
  • Avoid delays in threshing after harvesting;
  • Use proper machine settings when using a threshing machine;
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