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Fall armyworm outbreak expected

As good rains are expected for the 2017/18 crop season, another outbreak of the armyworms in expected across Southern Africa. Percy Misika, Permanent Secretary in...

Farmers told to produce more mahungu and maize

Government has challenged framers to work hard and produce more food. John Mutorwa, minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, speaking at a two-day Expo in...

Barley project must expand by 1200 hectares per year to meet...

Namibia Breweries Limited is taking its barley project to the next level with the very ambitious target to grow 60,000 tonnes of barley annually...

Pasta Polana sales pushes Namib Mills to invest

Namib Mills has announced plans to buy in a new Bühler wheat mill, estimated to cost N$105 million. The development comes at the backdrop of...

Mozambique increase cashew nuts produce

The sale of cashew nuts in Mozambique in the 2016/2017 campaign is expected to reach 120,000 tonnes compared to almost 100,000 recorded in the...

Cost of fodder bites into dairy production

The on going drought and low rainfall has caused the shortages on fodder availability, thus affecting dairy production in Namibia, the Managing Director of...

Agriculture should be thought of as the ‘Art of the Possible’

What we do with this art depends on our strengths and our empirically gained knowledge and how we are inspired to apply these and...

Agriculture to boost Kavango West development

The Kavango West Region is set to benefit hugely from spending by the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, which has for the current...

Grape expectations for Namibian farmers

The Agro-Marketing and Trade Agency (AMTA) as part of its goal to promote local fresh produce abroad, sent the first consignment of fresh grapes...

Food outlook remains bleak

The food security situation continues to weaken as many households are reported to have depleted last season’s poor harvest and are now dependent on...

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