Agriculture

Otuntila omolwa omukithi gwendambi

1 day - 15 February 2019 | Agriculture

Omulumentu gwoomvula 22 a za momukunda Omayuuda momudhingoloko Ogongo moshitopolwa shaMusati okuli ta mono uunamiti konima sho a lumatwa kondoongi.Oshikondo shuundjolowele wiimuna shoDirectorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) osha tokola okugandja otuntila kiimuna niitekulwa namwenyo...

Epukiro farmers encouraged by good rains

2 days ago - 14 February 2019 | Agriculture

Heavy rains that fell in many parts of Epukiro constituency, which forms part of the drought-stricken Omaheke Region, have given farmers renewed hopes.In various interviews with Nampa on Tuesday, farmers said they can now breathe...

Labour biggest cost for farmers

3 days ago - 13 February 2019 | Agriculture

Labour is the biggest cost factor on commercial farms, as it constitutes 22% of total expenses. This is according to an Agricultural Employers Association (AEA) user manual on labour productivity on Namibian farms, which provides...

Iikumungu yaaniilonga tayi pula unene moondjato dhaanafaalama

3 days ago - 13 February 2019 | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMIT Iifuta yaaniilonga oyi li shimwe shomiinima mbyoka hayi pula oshimaliwa oshindji okuza moondjato dhaanafaalama.Shoka osha hololwa kuuyelele wa gandjwa moAgricultural Employers Association (AEA) user manual on labour productivity on Namibian farms, ndyoka lya...

Producers plead for Harambee

4 days ago - 12 February 2019 | Agriculture

The current drought situation in the country was high on the agenda of the Agronomic Producers' Association (APA) when its management met last week in Windhoek.The APA, which is affiliated to the Namibia Agricultural Union...

Technology drives disease control

1 week ago - 07 February 2019 | Agriculture

In order to facilitate the collection of specimens and the reporting of animal diseases, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is currently upgrading its...

Farmers in 'terrible situation'

1 week ago - 07 February 2019 | Agriculture

The United People's Movement (UPM) has expressed concern over the severe drought, saying that it should be declared a national disaster. The vice-president of the...

Farmers in dire straits

1 week ago - 05 February 2019 | Agriculture

An emergency action plan has been compiled to reduce the impact of the ongoing drought in Namibia, which is already a “national crisis”.The Namibia Agricultural...

Billion-dollar agri project to enhance food security

1 week ago - 05 February 2019 | Agriculture

The agriculture ministry, through its envisioned N$1.4 billion Agricultural Mechanisation and Seed System Improvement Project (NAMSIP), aims to make a significant contribution to the country's...

FMD contingency plans in spotlight

1 week ago - 05 February 2019 | Agriculture

The Meat Board of Namibia has initiated the revision of foot-and mouth-disease (FMD) contingency plans, in an effort to create a more conducive environment for...

Koondjindikila dhomukithi gwekondo nelaka kwa yulululwa

1 week ago - 05 February 2019 | Agriculture

OMUTOOLINKUNDANA GWOMENIOshikondo shoNamibian veterinary services osha yululula koondjindikila dha nuninwa okweeta moshilongo onyama oshowo iilongomwa yiinamwenyo yomakondo, okuza moshishiindalongo South Afrika.Oondjindikila ndhoka odha li dha...

Eenhana tadhi kondjitha okwaahena omagumbo

1 week ago - 05 February 2019 | Agriculture

ILENI NANDJATOOndoolopa ndjoka oya kala nokuyakula omaindilo gooplota ga thika pe 1 008 komvula kehe, muule woomvula hetatu dha piti.Ope na woo omwaalu gu li...

Agriculture

Lightning kills Omusati livestock

1 week ago - 04 February 2019 | Agriculture

A farmer at Etunda village in the Omusati Region's Ruacana Constituency suffered a loss of livestock after a lightning strike killed 51 of his goats...

Aalimi yomahangu ya pewa ompito...

2 weeks ago - 01 February 2019 | Agriculture

Ehangano lyoKavango East Regional Farmers Union (KERFU) olya tothamo omaupyakadhi ngoka taga ka indika nokuya moshipala aalimi yomahangu opo ya vule okulanditha omahangu gawo koAgro-Marketing...

Livestock industry in crisis

2 weeks ago - 31 January 2019 | Agriculture

Local farmers are under severe pressure and the Livestock Producers' Organisation (LPO) has described the current situation as a “national crisis”. Moreover, there seems to...

Local mahangu wanted

2 weeks ago - 31 January 2019 | Agriculture

The Kavango East Regional Farmers Union (KERFU) foresees challenges that will prevent some mahangu-producing farmers benefiting from Agro-Marketing and Trade Agency's (AMTA) decision to buy...

Oshikondo shuuniimuna sha taalela uupyakadhi

2 weeks ago - 29 January 2019 | Agriculture

Aaniinuma yomoshilongo otaya hupu shokadhila omolwa onkalo yoshikukuta ndjoka ya kala ya taaalela oshilongo uule woomvula adhihe dhika, noondjindikila dha tulwa miilongo poshishiindalongo omolwa etukuko...

Alcoholism, theft rife on farms

2 weeks ago - 28 January 2019 | Agriculture

Working conditions of farmworkers seem to have hugely improved, with pay packages having more than doubled over the past 14 years. However, alcohol and substance...

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