In today’s newsletter:

  • Agri Outlook Conference: 8 October 2019
  • Groundnuts Members’ Meeting and Farmer’s Day
    Agri Outlook Conference: 8 October 2019
    The Agri Outlook Conference will be held this year on 8 October with the theme “Recover after the drought”. The focus is to host a constructive and motivating day and to equip farmers with new ideas on how to resist the challenges. Mr Brand Pretorius, a motivation speaker will start the day and there will also be presentations about the future of farming, financial recovery and diversification. A session where farmers will share their strategies on how to recover will be held and this focuses on the different agricultural sectors. The registration fee is N$650/person and the NAU office, Denise and Rina can be contracted to register (denise@agrinamibia.com.na and rina@agrinamibia.com.na). Limited seats are available.

Groundnuts Members’ Meeting and Farmer’s Day
The Groundnut Association of Namibia will hold a member meeting on Thursday 29 August 2019 at 08:30 at Pondokki outside Grootfontein. Apart from the normal internal affairs on the agenda, Mr Wessel Higgs and Mrs Loureine Muller from Triotrade will discuss the 2019/2020 season and forecast as well as 2020 seed cultivars.

Furthermore, a farmer’s day is also scheduled which starts at 12:30. An excellent program with interesting speakers is scheduled for the day. Charl Baard talks about feed sorghums and cover crops, Gernot Eggert comes to share his practical experiences of how to survive in 2019, Jakkie Oosthuizen talks about perennial grass with quality and tonnes, Klaas Malan shares the secret of how to make fodder with 200mm, Gerhard Olivier from Geofarm introduces satellite monitoring for crop condition and health and lastly, Olaff Bergh of Agra will talk about stock and technical assistance to farmers.

The day promises to be packed and interesting! Contact Dawie Kok to sign up bstroom@mweb.com.na or 081-261-6173.

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