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The Donkey Renaissance Era

By Rocky Gofamodimo Donkeys are about to claim their rightful place in the history of mankind.These past few years I have been travelling a lot around the country and I’m telling you, gone are the days when the long ear’s only use was as a draught animal, confined to the fields and cattle posts and when it was associated with ... Read More »

Is it the right way to mix feed?

The following is a letter from one of our readers seeking knowledge about mixing feed. We have published the enquiry and the response from a veterinary technician, for the benefit of our readers. Firstly I would like to congratulate the magazine’s management, staff and ordinary Batswana farmers who keep on sharing their ideas about the farming practices. I am the ... Read More »

Drought strategy and suggestions

By Ralph Ferreira, General Manager at Agric Fountain Agriculture Fellow farmers, we all know that our country Botswana and Southern Africa as a whole are suffering from a crippling drought which is now into the second year. This phenomenon being controlled by ‘El Nino’ and by reading weather reports is set to last a few more months due to its ... Read More »

Botswana agriculture and value chain enhancement

Value chain is an important element of ensuring that farmers benefit much more economically. The current trend of  agriculture production in Botswana is still at its lowest and a lot more work still needs to be done to ensure a thumbs  up satisfaction is realized for the food security of Botswana. Botswana as part of many other 53 African states ... Read More »