White Maize Statistics

Expected Harvest: 2017

Production Areas Dry-land Irrigation Total Total
Hectares planted (ha) Expected harvest (ton) Hectares planted (ha) Hectares planted (ton) Expected harvest (ton) Expected harvest (ton)
Zambezi Region No accurate info 4,500 No accurate info   No accurate info 4,500
Central and East Namibia 1,813 3,975 103 1,068 1,916 5,043
Hardap & environs 0 0 647 5,923 647 5,923
Maize triangle & environs 7,115 21,489 1,159 12,061 8,274 33,550
Kavango Regions 310 1,130 2,663 18,413 2,973 19,543
Omusati Region & environs 0 - 117 585 117 585
Total 9,238 31,094 4,689 38,050 13,927 69,144

 

Expected Harvest (Other Crops): 2017

Crop Planted (ha) Expected harvet (t) Remarks
Yellow maize 315 460  
Sunflower 138 205 80 ha to be cut for silage
Legumes 213 200 83 ha to be cut for silage
Cowpeas 100   100 ha to be cut for silage
Groundnuts 375 455  
Grain sorghum 343 767 50 ha to be cut for silage
Forage sorghum 45   45 ha to be cut for silage
Lucerne 656   656 ha to be cut for silage

 

Historical Hectares Planted for the Main Harvesting

White Maize Planted (ha): Planted from Noc/Dec until Jan/Feb the next year
Financial Year Dry-Land Irrigation Irrigation Total Area Planted (ha)
(1 April to 31 March the following year) Main harvest: (ha)* Main harvest: (ha) Second harvest of previous year: (ha)
2005-2006 8,223 3,699 660 12,582
2006-2007 8,664 3,867 815 13,346
2007-2008 8,750 2,981 337 12,068
2008-2009 7,476 3,708 116 11,300
2009-2010 9,697 3,190 139 12,500
2010-2011 11,139 4,656 45 15,840
2011-2012 9,914 3,981 - 13,895
2012-2013 10,275 3,881 154 14,310
2013-2014 9,374 4,421 222 14,017
2014-2015 8,209 4,168 251 12,628
2015-2016 10,451 4,004 0 14,455

 

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05 Oct 2017

National Horticulture Day 2017 - Namibia's best Horticulturalists awarded

The National Horticulture Day, presented by the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB), awarded the best horticulturalists Namibia has to offer. During the day, that took place on Wednesday, 27th September
13 Sep 2017

The champion communal grain farmers in the Zambezi Region honoured

On 13 September, the communal white maize and mahangu farmers from the Zambezi Region who apply the best dry-land production methods, were awarded by the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB). Mr Alec Sis
31 Aug 2017

Horticulture Producers and Traders to be awarded

Event: National Horticulture Day & Award Ceremony Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2017 (Full day event, including the official programme, excursions leading into a networking braai) Venue: