Agriculture

Breeding pure

2 months ago - 28 August 2019 | Agriculture

With poultry farming become a lucrative business, especially in drought-stricken areas of northern Namibia, well-known chicken breeder, Ranch Koiimasis, is advising farmers to consider mixing household breeds with purer ones, to improve size and meat...

Passionate about agriculture

2 months ago - 28 August 2019 | Agriculture

Former security guard Victor Kasinda says he gets much more job satisfaction from his current job as caretaker at an irrigation project near Rundu.Kasinda (57) has been working at the Salem agriculture cooperative, situated about...

Farmers, don't give up

5 months ago - 29 May 2019 | Agriculture

Kavango East regional governor Samuel Mbambo has urged subsistence farmers not to give up on their fields because of this year's poor rainfall, which has left thousands of families with little or no harvest.Mbambo describes...

Demand for chickens outstrips supply

5 months ago - 29 May 2019 | Agriculture

KENYA KAMBOWEA poultry farm at a government-owned agriculture centre in the Mashare Constituency of the Kavango East Region is doing well. In an interview with Ewi lyaNooli, Mashare Agricultural Development Institute (Madi) agricultural technician Anderek...

Aim for a bumper harvest

11 months ago - 28 November 2018 | Agriculture

As the rainy season is fast approaching, the governor of the Kavango East Region, Samuel Mbambo, has called upon farmers to start ploughing their fields and encouraged them to aim for a bumper harvest.Known for...

Taku lalakanenwa eteyo ewanawa moKavango East

11 months ago - 28 November 2018 | Agriculture

Pethimbo mpoka oshikako shomuloka tashi tameke ngoloneya gwoshitopolwa shaKavango East Samuel Mbambo, okwa pula aanamapya ya tameke okupulula omapya gawo na okwe ya tsu omukumo...

Akapandi shows the way

1 year - 25 July 2018 | Agriculture

Businessman John Akapandi Endjala of the J&P Group has turned his 10-hectare mahangu field at his homestead at Okapya village into an orchard to supply...

Akapandi a gandja oshiholelwa oshiwanawa

1 year - 25 July 2018 | Agriculture

Momvula yo2015 omunageshefa John Akapandi Endjala okwa lundulula epya lye lyomahangu no ku li ninga oshikunino shiiyimati, moka a kunu omiti dhomamengo dhi Ii 700,...

Bumper mahangu harvest for female farmer

1 year - 27 June 2018 | Agriculture

After investing much of her time and money in her farm at Oupili village in the Ohangwena Region, Anna-Nora Lameck (61) has achieved her goal...

Ogongo expects a bumper rice harvest

1 year - 27 June 2018 | Agriculture

The University of Namibia's (Unam) Ogongo Campus in the Omusati Region plans to host its annual rice harvest festival tomorrow.The festival is aimed at familiarising...

Animal feed from cardboard boxes

2 years ago - 25 October 2017 | Agriculture

A food technologist conducting a study on manufacturing animal feed from discarded cardboard boxes says the study is in its final stage and is showing...

Makalani wine tapping kills palms

2 years ago - 25 October 2017 | Agriculture

The Uukwambi Traditional Authority says it was not aware that the tapping of sap from makalani palms to make a traditional wine known as omalunga...

Agriculture

Caterpillars threaten food security

2 years ago - 22 February 2017 | Agriculture

Armyworm invasion a huge concernNamibia’s food security is under threat from an outbreak of previously unknown fall armyworm that is devastating crops in the north-central...

Farmers assess harvest prospects

2 years ago - 22 February 2017 | Agriculture

Crop farmers have expressed mixed feelings over the good rains being experienced countrywide.They say rain is not the only factor determining a good harvest, as...

Farmers turn towns into grazing...

2 years ago - 22 February 2017 | Agriculture

Without sufficient grass for their livestock, northern farmers are driving their cattle into towns in search of grazing.Town councils have hired security officers to impound...

My garden is for the...

3 years ago - 31 August 2016 | Agriculture

With limited resources to maintain his one-hectare garden at Ongwediva, Thomas Kanime says his garden project is for sharing his horticulture skills and techniques with...

Drought halts Onawa community project...

3 years ago - 31 August 2016 | Agriculture

A community irrigation project in the Omusati Region has been affected heavily by the drought and no production took place this year.Established in 2012, the...

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