Agriculture

Seed bill could limit imports and exports

16 hours ago | Agriculture

The Seed and Seed Varieties Bill, expected to be adopted by the National Assembly, could limit the importing and exporting of seeds, finance minister Calle Schlettwein has said. Making his contribution to the bill tabled...

NAB appoints new CEO

16 hours ago | Agriculture

The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) has announced the appointment of Dr Fidelis Nyambe Mwazi as its newly appointed CEO. Mwazi takes over the reins from Christof Brock, who is retiring at the age of 65....

Beef exports to US kick off

1 week ago - 11 July 2018 | Agriculture

Namibia will at the end of this month become the first country in Africa to export its beef to the lucrative United States market. This follows a long process of negotiations, legislation and investigations to...

Exotic birds under the hammer at Otjiwarongo

1 week ago - 11 July 2018 | Agriculture

Agra's bird and poultry auction which was held at the end of June in Otjiwarongo attracted great interest, with a total of 40 people registered. This follows shortly after a very successful Kekkel, Quack and...

Weaner exports defended

1 week ago - 11 July 2018 | Agriculture

The Namibian Agricultural Union has dismissed reports that that the export of weaners to South Africa has a negative impact on the economy. This follows statements made by agriculture minister Alpheus !Naruseb that the increasing...

Illegal sub-letting of resettlement farms a concern

2 weeks ago - 04 July 2018 | Agriculture

Oshikoto regional governor Henock Kankoshi is concerned by resettled farmers in his region who are sub-letting their farms to others without following the law and...

Farmers must secure clearances

2 weeks ago - 04 July 2018 | Agriculture

The environment ministry will not pay for damage caused by wild animals to farms and projects in wildlife-prone areas that do not have the required...

Savings of 70% with Tree Hog

2 weeks ago - 04 July 2018 | Agriculture

Tree Hog can cut an orchard's water consumption by up to 70%, with minimum savings starting at 50%, says its inventor Louis Loubser, a farmer...

Slaughter numbers plummet

3 weeks ago - 27 June 2018 | Agriculture

A restructuring is on the cards for Meatco due to the continued low numbers of cattle it is receiving from commercial farmers. A record...

Farmers lash Meatco bosses

3 weeks ago - 27 June 2018 | Agriculture

Meatco producers are fed-up with the company's deteriorating financial situation under the leadership of the current board and have given them six months to sort...

Future of sheep marketing in spotlight

3 weeks ago - 27 June 2018 | Agriculture

The Meat Board recently attended the Keetmanshoop Regional Agricultural Union meeting in Keetmanshoop during which the sheep marketing scheme and the future of sheep marketing...

Meatco delivers on promise

3 weeks ago - 27 June 2018 | Agriculture

Meatco's mobile slaughter unit that was introduced into the Northern Communal Area (NCA) in mid-August 2016 has seen an increase in cattle slaughter numbers with...

Agriculture

Agri-business revolution in Omusati

3 weeks ago - 26 June 2018 | Agriculture

The Omusati Region is in the process of establishing a variety of facilities for those interested in agri-business.Omusati governor Erginus Endjala has urged the local...

Agribank board takes cool N$750...

3 weeks ago - 25 June 2018 | Agriculture

Four of the five board members of the Agricultural Bank of Namibia (Agribank) pocketed N$749 247 in board fees between April 2016 and March 2017,...

Red line must feature in...

3 weeks ago - 25 June 2018 | Agriculture

A probe by Namibian Sun has revealed Angola had, as far back as 2015, agreed to the construction of a livestock border fence in a...

Aanafaalama mboka yatulululwa taya kuthwa...

3 weeks ago - 25 June 2018 | Agriculture

CATHERINE SASMANAanafaalama mboka ya tulululwa moshitopolwa shaB mofaalama yaFarm Meyerton 175 otaya kuthwa ofaalama yawo moka ya tulululwa naanapolotika otaya shangitha ofaamalama ndjoka momadhina gaakulukadhi...

Omusinda omutiligane nagu ninge oshitopolwa...

3 weeks ago - 25 June 2018 | Agriculture

Ø Nonando ngaaka omusinda ngoka nagu kuthw epo nuukekaJEMIMA BEUKESOkwa ningwa omaindilo koshigwana, opo aatseyinawa yaAngola yapewe ehiyo yo ya vule oku kala ya kutha...

Rainy season ends on high...

3 weeks ago - 22 June 2018 | Agriculture

The 2017/18 rainy season ended on a high note with most northern regions and areas surrounding Windhoek, farm Monica in the Omaheke Region, Gibeon and...

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