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Studies to guide livestock policies

The major challenge in the small-stock farming sector has been uncontrolled exports that threaten its sustainability. This is according to agriculture minister Alpheus Naruseb in...

Utilise bush-based animal feed farmers urged

Potential of utilising encroacher bush for animal feed has significant benefits, especially during the dry season, or times of drought, Progress Kashandula, General Manager...

Women in business co-operative’s tilapia farming and orchard irrigation gets boost...

The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) recently donated N$150,000 towards the construction of a dam for the Tegako 2020 Women in Business co-operative, which...

Meatco awaits labelling approval before US exports kick off

Meatco’s export abattoir in Windhoek was compliant for exports to the United States after a public health and assurance audit was conducted by American...

Namibian Chickens are vegetarians, what do imported chickens consume?

By Marne Bouwer Senior Brand Manager: Namib Mills Fancy grilling a chicken raised on the remains, or offal, of other chickens? No? Then the only chicken...

Agricultural sector calls for policy security

THE agricultural industry wants policies governing the sector to provide security in addition to having a value addition chain that is internationally competitive. The sector...

Naute scheme has no direct market for dates

NAUTE DAM – Naute irrigation scheme project manager Izak van Zyl says they do not have a direct domestic or international market to sell...

Meatco continues paying above South Africa’s parity price

Since March 2018 Meatco has managed to pay producers well above the South African parity price across all grades, excluding fat equalisation and weight...

Young Stampriet farmer wins big at Windhoek Agricultural Show

Bank Windhoek last week awarded winners of the Small Livestock Section at the recently concluded Windhoek Industrial and Agricultural Show. The Small Livestock Section awards...

Seed Co source more liquidity on Botswana bourse

Seed Co International the pan Africa seed manufacturer has listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) to strengthen and enhance visibility of the...

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