Agriculture

Agnes Tjiramba making her mark

1 week ago - 20 October 2021 | Agriculture

Agribank’s Livestock and Post-Settlement loans beneficiary, Agnes ‘Supii’ Tjiramba, is a determined full-time resettled female farmer, who aspires to leave a mark in a male-dominated agriculture industry, through her contribution to the country’s food security...

Soaring high with crop-spraying drones

3 weeks ago - 05 October 2021 | Agriculture

Unitrans Africa’s 50-year involvement in cutting-edge agricultural innovations across the continent is set to soar to new heights after the company’s recent acquisition of a fleet of the world’s largest spraying drones.Unitrans’ purchase of seven...

Tradeport’s consultants urged to step down

3 weeks ago - 04 October 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • [email protected] Namibian SPCA has called for the recusal of EnviroLeap, the consultancy working to secure environmental approval for Tradeport Namibia’s plans to import thousands of South African sheep for export into Namibia for...

Dryland crop production preparations

3 weeks ago - 01 October 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Hanks SaisaiAs we slowly approach the start of our rainy season, farmers all over the country are hoping to receive much-anticipated showers.Rainfall provides a favourable scenario as it has many positive effects on...

FMD could scupper live sheep export plan

3 weeks ago - 01 October 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • [email protected] controversial business proposal to import thousands of sheep into Namibia for export via sea to the Middle East faces a potential roadblock due to South Africa’s foot and mouth disease status, experts...

Voed ’n nasie

1 month - 21 September 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • [email protected] Haikali het ’n passie vir landbou en die bemagtiging van jongmense in die landbousektor.Die jong boer het sy loopbaan in die landbou...

Sea freight livestock plans back on the table

1 month - 15 September 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • [email protected] Namibian company’s plans to transport thousands of sheep via Namibia from South Africa for export by sea to the Middle East continues...

Agri advisory training a hit

1 month - 13 September 2021 | Agriculture

Farmers in the Omaheke and Otjozondjupa regions responded positively to Agribank’s practical training and lecture sessions.As farmers prepare for the upcoming rainy season, Agribank conducted...

Agri assistance for the fairer sex

1 month - 09 September 2021 | Agriculture

In its quest to assist women and youth in agriculture, Agribank disbursed loans to the value of N$43 million to women, while another N$38.7 million...

Agricultural face-to-face training resumes

1 month - 01 September 2021 | Agriculture

Agribank’s Agri-Advisory Services Division (AASD) resumed with face-to-face training and lectures, following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions on gatherings, with strict adherence and observation of...

Why keep records of crop production

1 month - 31 August 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Hanks SaisaiRecords are a vital component of any farming enterprise and naturally this includes crop production enterprises. Records are usually kept for four...

Respiratory diseases in chickens

2 months ago - 16 August 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Hanks SaisaiRearing chickens is an exciting and rewarding small-scale farming venture that is on the rise in Namibia. Poultry production is common in...

Agriculture

Omaheke remains cattle capital

2 months ago - 01 August 2021 | Agriculture

Omaheke governor Pijoo Nganate said the region continues to be the champion in beef production, with emphasis on breeds that capitalise on maximum output of...

Transforming agribusinesses into generational enterprises

3 months ago - 21 July 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Hanks SaisaiBuilding a sustainable and reputable farming business is a journey that requires commitment, dedication, and hard work from a farmer and all...

The basics of livestock breeding

3 months ago - 16 July 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Erastus NgarukaNamibia is predominantly a meat (cattle, sheep, goat) producing country, and many farmers are working hard to improve the genetics and performance...

Basic considerations on livestock handling...

3 months ago - 05 July 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Erastus NgarukaHandling livestock is always a risky exercise that can culminate into significant livestock injuries and deaths on farms because of improper livestock...

Crop diseases and their control...

3 months ago - 29 June 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Hanks SaisaiCrop production has been carried out since time immemorial and mainly involves the tilling or cultivating of the soil to sow seeds...

Boost for city’s urban garden

4 months ago - 27 June 2021 | Agriculture

The City of Windhoek (CoW) secured N$1.92 million from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to develop and boost agricultural food production of Farm Okukuna,...

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