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Botswana College of Agriculture
Private Bag 0027
Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 - 3650100
Fax: +267 - 3928753
www . bca . bw
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University of Botswana
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Botswana Government

Crops

Dairy

Lifestock

Staff

Activities


The College Farm was formed as a result of the transformation of the College into a parastatal organization in 1991.

Crops

Areas of operation in crop production include:

  • Horticulture – various vegetable production
  • Plant nursery
  • Field crops – cereal and fodder
  • Fodder crops on irrigated lands using sewage treated water
  • Orchards with various fruit trees
  • Gardens for students’ practicals
  • Water pipe line which transfers irrigation water from sewage ponds to BCA gardens

Arable cropping, orchards, horticulture and forestry
The aim of the variable acreage is to demonstrate the production of the wide range of crops possible to grow in the area.

  • Acreage
    Dry land main crops cultivated at the College includes: maize, sorghum, millet, cowpeas, groundnuts, sunflower, bambara nuts, pigeon pea. Dry land fodder crops includes: Lab-Lab bean, forage millet, veld grass, African Foxtail grass.
  • Orchards
    Consist of various fruit trees mainly citruses (demonstration scale).
  • Horticulture
    Various vegetable production (demonstration scale).
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An Associate Institution of the University of Botswana established through Act of Parliament No. 9 of 1991