Hardap Farmers Association dismisses reports that Namwater will stop supplying water to irrigation schemes

by editor1 / Jan 13, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Chairperson of the Hardap Farmers Association, Dawie De Klerk has dismissed speculations that Namwater will stop providing water to irrigation schemes in the region at the end of this month.

Farmer calls on Government to assist livestock farmers affected by drought

by editor1 / Jan 11, 2020 / 0 comments

-A commercial farmer in Okahandja district, Albert Tjihero has called on the Government to assist in the re-stocking of livestock to farmers affected by the drought.

NAU calls on commercial farmers to work together

by editor1 / Dec 31, 2019 / 0 comments

-The executive manager of the Namibia Agricultural Union (NAU), Roelie Venter has called on commercial farmers to work together to make their undertakings more viable and successful.

Farmers advised to diversify to crop production

by editor1 / Dec 30, 2019 / 0 comments

-The past five years of drought in Namibia should act as a learning curve to many subsistence communal farmers.

Unfavourable weather patterns negatively affect farming communities

by editor1 / Dec 27, 2019 / 0 comments

-The unfavourable weather patterns over the past three years have caused many farming communities to produce below their set targets

Khorixas farmers receive fodder from Regional Council

by editor1 / Dec 22, 2019 / 0 comments

-With the severe drought experienced throughout the country, farmers are losing livestock in droves.

Ohangwena farmers urged to work hard to make use of the good rains

by editor1 / Dec 07, 2019 / 0 comments
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-Ohangwena Governor Usko Nghaamwa is urging farmers in northern Namibia to work hard to make the most of the good rains received in the regions.

Farmers want to import GMO maize seeds

by editor1 / Nov 06, 2019 / 0 comments

-Namibian agronomic producers want to start importing genetically modified (GMO) maize seeds in the near future.

Alleged assault on farmers by NDF is under police investigation - Kuugongelwa-Amadhila

by editor1 / Nov 01, 2019 / 0 comments

-Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila says the alleged assault and beatings of communal farmers by members of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) has been dealt with through relevant ministries.

Oshana farmers resort to stripping grass from their huts to feed livestock

by editor1 / Oct 31, 2019 / 0 comments

-Farmers in some villages in the Oshana Region are still battling with the lack of grazing despite the good rains received over the past few weeks.