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    Crop production in Namibia Part 7: Fertilisers and crop rotation

    (Image source: pexels.com by James Wheeler) Agriculture relies heavily on soil. As a result, fertiliser is required to replace the nutrients taken from soil by our crops. This replenishment ensures sustainable production of high-quality crops. Furthermore, crop rotation is critical to getting the most out of the soil. Chemical fertilisers To distinguish chemical fertilisers from […] More

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    ETGL expands and strengthens its presence in Southern Africa

    ETGL operates an established automotive and farm equipment distribution business in South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Lesotho, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya, with plans to increase their footprint in East and Southern Africa, amongst other regions. The VST Tillers Tractors range recently launched by ETGL, cover compact tractors from 13.7 kW 4WD to 37.28 […] More

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    Crop production in Namibia Part 6: Increasing soil fertility

    Fertile soil provides plants with the nutrients they require to flourish, resulting in nutritious food for humans and animals. Soil fertility is essential to agricultural production, which in turn contributes to the availability of food that is essential for all life. General soil fertility Plants require a variety of nutrients to thrive. Roots absorb these […] More

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    Agriculture can provide the growth needed in Africa

    Africa has an increased population density, especially in rural areas, placing more pressure on land availability, agricultural systems, and food security. (Source: Pexels) Africa’s current population of approximately 1,39 billion people is expected to double by the year 2050 to about 2,5 billion. This highlights the need for growth and a significant increase in investment […] More

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    Valley puts every drop of water to use

    The winning photo from the Show me your Valley photo competition was taken by Janco Joubert from Orma Boerdery. The miracle element for growth is water. Everybody knows that. Unfortunately, rain can be unpredictable, and farmers need to find other solutions to water their crops. Many options exist, but one of the most effective, reliable, […] More