Agricultural diary Dorsland Farmers’ Association
February 9: Annual general meeting at 15:00 at the Dorsland club hall at Saambou. Guest speaker is Birgit Hoffmann of Agra. Contact Ellie Lottering at 062 571527 or email@example.com.
Klein Karas Farmers’ Association
February 10: Meeting at 08:00 at Farm Waterval of Dawie en Marna Blaauw. Guest speaker is Louis Potgieter who will talk about the behaviour patterns of predators. Contact Berdine de Klerk at 063 266006 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dordabis Farmers’ Association
February 10: Meeting at 14:00 at the FA hall. Guest speakers are Piet Hough of First National Bank and Anton Dresselhaus, a member of the Dordabis FA. Contact Mrs A Engels at 062 581423 or email@example.com.
Nauchas Farmers’ Association
February 12: Meeting at 15:00 at the Solitaire Country Lodge. Guest speaker is Tim Parkhouse of the Namibia Employers Federation (NEF). Contact Lizelle Knipe at 062 572010 / 081 2688912 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 15: Workshop at 08:00 at Farm Eahero of Wolfie Horsthemke (15 km east of Hochfeld on the C31 road). Speakers are Christof Brock, Dr Fienie Niederwiese, Kobus van Heerden, Kobus Meintjie and Johan Smit. Contact Marna Shimpler, at 062 503803 or 081 1277588.
Boerbok Breeders’ Association of Namibia
February 15: Importers' course at Namboer in Windhoek. Interested parties must have at least attended a senior boerbok course already and must be a bona fide boerbok farmer. Registration starts at 07:30 and the costs are N$300 per person. The course if offered by Dirk Louw and Adriaan Louw. Contact Carina Vermeulen at 061 252994 (weekdays from 07:30 – 12:30).
Omuramba Farmers’ Association
February 15: Meeting at 15:00 at Farm Kroonster. Contact Marika Engelbrecht at 062 571545 or email@example.com.
Witvlei Farmers’ Association
February 16: Grass Day at 09:00 at the farms Morgan of Christie Grobbelaar and Kehero Süd of Helmuth Heiser. Contact Monica Bouwer at 062 570317 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Karibib Farmers’ Association
March 5: Meeting at 17:00 at Farm Safier No 62, Usakos of Mr Steinfurth. Contact Polla Swart at 061 241191.
Annual Meatco Farmers’ Association Braai Competition
April 8 and 9: Competition will take place at the sports grounds of Mariental and will be hosted by the Kalkplato Farmers' Association. Contact Morné Mostert at 062 252433, 081 3769156 or email@example.com.
Grootfontein Agri College
April 30: National Inter Farmers Association grass race in Grootfontein during which big prizes can be won. For entry forms and further details contact Johan van Zyl at 067 240024, 081 1298202 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meatco Farmers’ Liaison Meetings for 2011
February 21: Windhoek at 09:00
February 22: Otjiwarongo at 09:00
February 23: Otavi at 09:00
June 27: Gobabis at 09:00
June 28: Okahandja at 09:00
June 29: Grootfontein at 09:00
October 17: Windhoek at 09:00
October 18: Otjiwarongo at 09:00
October 19: Tsumeb at 09:00