Agriculture

Omaheke remains cattle capital

1 day - 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 beef.Nganate made these remarks while delivering his second State of...

Transforming agribusinesses into generational enterprises

1 week 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 teams on the farm.On average, it takes between 10 and...

The basics of livestock breeding

2 weeks 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 of their livestock. This is a challenging undertaking especially for...

Basic considerations on livestock handling

4 weeks 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 handling and inappropriate handling facilities. These risks are not only...

Crop diseases and their control measures

1 month - 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 that later mature into plants. These plants produce cereal grains,...

Boost for city’s urban garden

1 month - 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,...

Learn the ins and outs of agriculture online

1 month - 27 June 2021 | Agriculture

Agribank launched a two-season podcasting service that covers eight episodes each. The podcasts are hosted by Ndeshihafela Shinedima (aka Reina Nelao), Agribank’s brand ambassador for...

Understanding grasses

1 month - 25 June 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Erastus NgarukaIn Namibia, livestock production is heavily dependent on the rangeland, which grows a variety of forage resources including trees, shrubs, grasses, and...

Phase feeding in chicken production

1 month - 24 June 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Hanks SaisaiChicken production is a lucrative enterprise that offers a competitive income for farmers that specialize in meat or egg production. However, to...

Charcoal activities unleash large-scale bush fires

1 month - 17 June 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • [email protected] bush fires allegedly sparked by charcoal burning operations have razed around 35 000 hectares of grassland to the ground across seven farms...

Second Online Agriculture Series on the cards

1 month - 16 June 2021 | Agriculture

Bank Windhoek hosts its second Online Agriculture Series on Wednesday and Thursday (23 & 24 June) themed “Innovation and Trends that will shape the future...

Check out the chicken!

1 month - 08 June 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Hanks SaisaiPoultry farming is a fast-growing emerging farming enterprise across all regions of Namibia. Chickens are kept for the production of meat and...

Agriculture

Agribank’s Nghikembua takes a bow

2 months ago - 07 May 2021 | Agriculture

Agribank announced that its chief executive Sakaria Nghikembua, will leave the bank at the end of July when his term comes to an end. He...

Inmates have green fingers

3 months ago - 28 April 2021 | Agriculture

Inmates at various correctional facilities countrywide, produced food worth N$19 million, home affairs deputy minister Daniel Kashikola said.He made this statement while tabling the ministry’s...

Know your winter vegetables

3 months ago - 27 April 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Hanks SaisaiThe change of season is fast approaching, as summer transitions into autumn.Crop producers who produce crops all year round know that it...

Thirteen farmers alloted to six...

3 months ago - 05 April 2021 | Agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform (MAWLR) last week over 13 allotment letters to 13 resettled farmers on six farms located in the...

Aquaponics system launched

4 months ago - 31 March 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Claudia ReiterThe Hanns Seidel Foundation and the Finnish embassy yesterday launched the first aquaponics system at the Aris Primary School as part of...

The basics of grazing management

4 months ago - 29 March 2021 | Agriculture

Windhoek • Erastus NgarukaThe grazing value and capacity of the land is a factor of certain attributes which includes the soil condition, grass species composition,...

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