Agriculture

Agri marked by insecurity to youth – Kauaria

14 hours ago | Agriculture

NAMPA RUNDUDeputy minister of higher education, training and innovation, Venomuinjo Kauaria, said the agricultural sector in Namibia is often marked by high levels of insecurity, making it an undesirable profession, especially for...

Green scheme windfall for private sector

3 days ago - 18 June 2021 | Agriculture

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKGovernment is set to offer its green schemes to private-public partners as soon as it has concluded the closure of Agribusdev, a...

Calle reveals reasons for culling Agribusdev

4 days ago - 17 June 2021 | Agriculture

MATHIAS HAUFIKU WINDHOEK Way forward: · Abolish Agribusdev · Transfer staff to agriculture ministry ...

SA on track to harvest record soya bean crop

5 days ago - 16 June 2021 | Agriculture

ANNELIE COLEMANSOUTH AFRICAThe current spike in soya bean production is good news for South Africa since it will mean that significantly less of the commodity will need to be imported.Local processing facilities will also benefit...

Making agriculture sexy again

6 days ago - 15 June 2021 | Agriculture

Mariselle StofbergThe Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) officially handed over the School Garden Funding Project (SGFP) at Auas Primary School in Windhoek on 9 June. Auas Primary School is one of 14 schools in all 14...

Agribusdev workers living in fear

6 days ago - 15 June 2021 | Agriculture

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKWorkers at the troubled parastatal mandated to manage the country’s green schemes...

The basics of chicken production

1 week ago - 09 June 2021 | Agriculture

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKPoultry farming is a fast-growing emerging farming enterprise across Namibia.Chickens are kept for the production of meat and eggs that provide a healthy source...

Agra weaner championship resumes

1 week ago - 09 June 2021 | Agriculture

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKAgra Auctions recently launched the annual Agra Weaner Championship Series for 2021.The Agra Weaner Championship Series rewards Namibian producers for excellent farming practices.Agra believes...

Many in Kavango West travel 31km for water

1 week ago - 08 June 2021 | Agriculture

NAMPA RUNDUKavango West Region Governor, Sirkka Ausiku said 32 per cent of the population in that region still travel at least 31 kilometres to access...

Climate change to blame for increase in plant pests

2 weeks ago - 03 June 2021 | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKDue to the impact of climate change, plant pests that ravage...

Give your chickens enough water

2 weeks ago - 02 June 2021 | Agriculture

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEK Water is considered one of the most essential sources of nutrition in chicken farming.The Namibia Agriculture Union (NAU) said...

LPO concerned about Meatco resignations

2 weeks ago - 02 June 2021 | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe Livestock Producers Organisation (LPO) has expressed concern with regards to...

Agriculture

Cattle marketed decline by nearly...

2 weeks ago - 01 June 2021 | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe total marketing of cattle declined by 39.8% during the first quarter...

Red line removal to cost...

3 weeks ago - 31 May 2021 | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKNamibia stands to lose more than N$6 billion in revenue if attempts to remove the controversial veterinary cordon fence...

Herd rebuilding continues

3 weeks ago - 31 May 2021 | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKWith continued herd-rebuilding exercises, a further decline in cattle marketing is expected for 2021, with the Meat Board forecasting formal...

Import ban presents golden opportunity...

3 weeks ago - 26 May 2021 | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe complete ban by Namibia on the import of poultry products from South Africa due to outbreaks of avian influenza in that country offer...

Prolapses in cows

3 weeks ago - 26 May 2021 | Agriculture

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKIt is important for farmers to be able to differentiate between the two different types of prolapse that appear in cows. A prolapse is...

Cross-border cattle grazing denounced

1 month - 20 May 2021 | Agriculture

Kenya Kambowe RUNDU With government having spent close to N$100 million to successfully deal with the recent outbreak of Foot-and-Mouth Disease...

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