Agriculture

LPO concerned about ear tag...

4 weeks ago - 10 June 2020 | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Livestock Producers Organisation (LPO) has expressed some concerns about the new ear tag quota system that the Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) has...

Agriculture

Pork management scheme in spotlight

4 weeks ago - 10 June 2020 | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK While the pork industry is growing under the pork management scheme, there are technical aspects that need to be realigned. This...

Agriculture

Namibia’s food security paradox

1 month - 03 June 2020 | Agriculture

Venomukona Tjiseua, sustainable agriculturalist: “The government must revisit its priority list and place agriculture at its correct spot.”With jobs disappearing, incomes drying up and savings...

Agriculture

Exploring sustainable use of biomass

1 month - 03 June 2020 | Agriculture

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEK Biomass from Namibian encroacher bush could be turned into a valuable and climate-friendly export product. ...

Agriculture

Herd rebuilding affects slaughtering

1 month - 03 June 2020 | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK Livestock producers have started rebuilding their herds after the drought, and for that reason, the number of...

Agriculture

Farm debt soars to N$7.1...

1 month - 02 June 2020 | Agriculture

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKAgricultural debt stood at N$7.1 billion in June last year, while post-drought recovery is expected to take between three and five years, a new...

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