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    Golf day money addresses agricultural safety through VKB FSA desk

    In 2018 six farm attacks have already been prevented in the Free State thanks to good cooperation between the South African Police Service (SAPS) and rural communities. This is according to the VKB FSA Safety Desk and emphasises the role it plays in promoting rural safety. Safety is a major challenge for the agricultural sector […] More

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    A Wool industry development fund – more power in the hands of producers

    Following extensive debate and deliberations, the NWGA National Executive decided to investigate the possiblity of establishing a development fund for the wool industry. This is being done against the background of the current decline in external development funds (eg. funding from government sources), economic pressure on existing industry assets and investments, as well as challenges […] More

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    New FSA Young Farmer of the Year sees the bigger picture

    The rules of the game are the same for everyone. It just depends on how you play it. This approach is one that Nelius Ferreira applies to his farming and forms part of his success recipe. The new Free State Agriculture (FSA) Young Farmer of the Year also believes that hard work is important. “Our […] More

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    510 deaths over Easter, urgent action needed

    Transport Minister Blade Nzimande released the Easter road death toll announcing a shocking 14% increase in road fatalities over the Easter period from 29 March to 9 April 2018, over the same period in 2017. This period coincides with national school holidays. The Automobile Association (AA) says the release of these numbers must serve as […] More

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    AGCO Retail Finance Partnership accommodates needs of Zambia farm sector to finance farm machinery

    AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO) (www.AGCOcorp.com), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, has established a Retail Finance Partnership to support Zambian farmers in the purchase of farm equipment. Launched at AgriTech, Zambia’s outdoor agriculture expo, the new partnership between AGCO, its national distributor BHBW Zambia Limited and the Zambia National Commercial Bank Plc […] More

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    Ford Mustang Is World’s Best-Selling Sports Coupe for Third Straight Year

    Global demand for the new 2018 Ford Mustang has driven Mustang to its third straight year as the best-selling sports coupe in the world. Global Mustang registrations in 2017 totaled 125 809 cars, according to Ford analysis of the most recent new light vehicle registration data from IHS Markit. This data – compiled from government […] More

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    BONNIEVALE WINES APPOINTS CARINA GOUS

    Bonnievale Wines has concluded a turn-key agreement with respected wine industry specialist Carina Gous who has taken up an advisory role as the company gears up for an exciting new phase of growth. Until recently Gous was the global brand director for Distell’s portfolio of premium wine and spirits brands. She previously held the position […] More

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    Smith Power reaffirms the future is compact

    At the recently-ended bauma CONEXPO AFRICA, Smith Power, a South African importation and distribution company representing leading global brands, reiterated its pioneering position in the local compact equipment market by showcasing several of its new, internationally-renowned brands recently added to its ever-growing stable. Apart from the usual launch of new products, major capital equipment exhibitions […] More

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    Monsanto opens Plant Health Pathology-Lab at Petit

    Monsanto South Africa this week celebrated an important milestone with the opening of its state of the art Plant Health Pathology laboratory at its maize breeding and research facility at Petit, reinforcing the company’s commitment to bring better products to farmers.  “Monsanto has always strived to provide the best possible products to farmers to improve on-farm […] More

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    Agri SA deputy the new Agri SETA chairperson

    Agri SA proudly congratulates Christo van der Rheede as the new Chairperson and Neil Hamman as new board member of the Agri SETA board. Agri SETA is a government agency responsible for the administration and funding of training programs within the agricultural sector. The budget for the 2018/19 financial year for Agri SETA is R373 […] More

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    Bayer partners World Farmers’ Organisation to launch global Care4Cattle grant to advance cattle well-being

    Every day livestock professionals around the world demonstrate their remarkable commitment to ensuring the well-being and health of the animals in their care. In support of their dedication, Bayer has launched a €30,000 global Care4Cattle initiative towards recognizing innovative thinking in advancing animal well-being, in partnership with the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO). Animal well-being is […] More

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    Fuel up as oil price, levies bite

    The fuel price is set for a steep hike as higher fuel levies kick in, and an increase in international fuel prices makes its presence felt. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. “International petroleum product prices, which have remained stable […] More

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