farmers

Future of Ndonga Linena small scale farmers looks bleak

by editor1 / Jul 21, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-The future of small scale farmers at the Ndonga Linena Green Scheme looks bleak, as they are in debt with Agribank and the Agri-Business Development.

New online initiative launched to assist farmers to get better prices

by editor1 / Jun 30, 2020 / 0 comments

-A new online initiative was launched to assist farmers to get better prices for their livestock and produce.

Unemployed graduate provides agriculture training to aspiring farmers in Oshana

by editor1 / Jun 12, 2020 / 0 comments

-A young unemployed UNAM graduate took the initiative of providing agriculture training to aspiring farmers in the Oshana Region, as a way of contributing to food security.

Rain delivers relief to Uuvudhiya farmers

by editor1 / May 20, 2020 / 0 comments

-Livestock farmers in Uuvudhiya Constituency of the Oshana Region are breathing a sigh of relief, as they now have enough grazing and water for their animals to carry them into the next rainy season.

Otjozondjupa Governor calls on farmers associations to diversify agricultural activities

by editor1 / May 12, 2020 / 0 comments

-Otjozondjupa Governor, James Uerikua has called on farmers associations to come up with strategies to diversify agricultural activities.

Livestock farmers urged to use lick supplements for their animals

by editor1 / May 12, 2020 / 0 comments

-Livestock farmers have been urged to use lick supplements for their animals, particularly as Namibia enters winter season.

Okakarara farming community challenged by lack of technical support

by editor1 / May 09, 2020 / 0 comments

-Lack of technical agricultural support and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on livestock prices is posing a challenge on the farming community in the Okakarara area.

Subsistence farmers brace for bumper harvest

by editor1 / Apr 20, 2020 / 0 comments

-Subsistence farmers in northern Namibia are optimistic of a bumper harvest this year, following good rains, received in most parts of the country.

Release of water from Hardap Dam offer lifeline to Hardap farmers

by editor1 / Feb 16, 2020 / 0 comments

-Farmers in the Hardap Region say the life span of their crops and lucerne has been extended by at least three weeks, thanks to the release of one million cubic litres of water from the Hardap Dam last week when it had an inflow of almost three million cubic litres.

NAU says farmers will face challenges in rebuilding livestock sector after devastating drought

by editor1 / Jan 18, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-The Namibian Agricultural Union (NAU) says the next three years will be challenging in rebuilding the livestock sector after a devastating drought.

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