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    SA consumer food price inflation likely to moderate somewhat in 2022

    The data released by Statistics South Africa this morning shows that consumer food price inflation slowed marginally to 5,9% in December 2021 from 6,0% in November. The product prices underpinning this slight moderation include bread, cereals, and fish. For the whole of 2021, the consumer food price inflation averaged 6,5% (compared with 4,6% y/y in […] More

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    Opleiding verseker doeltreffende gewasbeskerming

    Produsente sê tereg dat die duurste bespuiting die tweede of verkeerde  bespuiting is. Spuitklinieke, wat saam deur InteliGro en WinField United aangebied word, maak nou seker dat die eerste bespuiting die beste een is. Sonder gewasbeskerming produkte (chemies of biologies),  waarmee landbougewasse beskerm word, sal dit onmoontlik wees om genoeg kos te produseer vir die […] More

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    Garob wind farm ready for commercial operation

    Garob wind farm, which is located near the remote Northern Cape town of Copperton in the Siyathemba Local Municipality, will be able to generate 573 GWh every year, potentially preventing the emission of approximately 600,000 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere annually. The facility is situated in the Northern Cape province, an area that is […] More

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    Know your vet: how to ensure your pets receive the best medical care

    You wouldn’t take advice and medication from a doctor who isn’t registered, would you? Similarly, you need to know that the person you’re trusting with your beloved pet’s health is legitimate, qualified and will give them the best possible care. This is where the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC) comes in. As the regulatory authority […] More

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    Valley-besproeingskedulering™: Put meer waarde uit water met akkurate data

    Water is die spil waarom elke boerdery draai en waterbesparing speel ՚n groot rol op elke plaas. Daarom verwelkom boere Valley se skeduleringstelsel vir spilpunte. Dit help jou om seker te maak dat jy nie te min of te veel water vir jou gewasse gee nie, want die een is so nadelig soos die ander. […] More

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    Namibia: Sheep production figures drop due to drought

    A serious drought hampered sheep production in Namibia since 2013. There was no grazing and farmers had to sell 50% of their livestock to survive. Luckily, since the beginning of January 2021, good rains fell in Namibia and farmers are building up their livestock numbers again. Sheep production showed a shocking decrease in the last […] More

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    The locust outbreak in Namibia: Farmers just cannot win

    The great rains, floods, and rising temperatures in Namibia earlier this year created perfect conditions for swarms of locusts to hatch. They cause severe damage to crops and can devour a whole field of maize in a single night. The locusts also caused damage in South Africa and Botswana. In 2020, large swarms invaded dozens […] More

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    Avian influenza strain identified

    The initial outbreak of avian influenza H5 on a layer farm on the East Rand of Johannesburg has now been identified as HPAI H5N1. This is not the same strain that we experienced in June 2017, however any outbreak of HPAI is treated as extremely serious and virulent, and the poultry industry remains in a […] More

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    Agrico betrokke by groot watervoorsieningsprojek langs Oranjerivier

    Onbetwisbare kundigheid het van Agrico ՚n welkome bekende in die landboubedryf gemaak. Hierdie kundigheid in die ontwerp, voorsiening en instandhouding van besproeiingstelsels, pompstasies en alles wat met water te doen het, het daarvoor gesorg dat Agrico genader is om by ՚n groot watervoorsieningsprojek uit die Oranjerivier betrokke te raak. Onseepkans Grootmaat Watervoorsiening in die Noord-Kaap […] More

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    Save water and electricity with Agrico

    Water is the one natural resource without which no farmer can produce. “Everything in agriculture today revolves around good water management,” says Riaan Botha, General Manager of Green Valley Nuts of the Karstens Group near Prieska in South Africa. They produce pecan nuts on 635 hectares and maize on 470 hectares. “The agricultural sector is […] More

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    2020 Honda WR-V

     Deur DIRK GALLOWITZ van Ultimate Drive Honda het sy pragtige WR-V laat laasjaar in Suid-Afrika bekendgestel met twee modelle, naamlik die intreevlak Comfort en ‘n luukser Elegance weergawe. Slegs een enjin, naamlik ‘n 1.2 liter petrol is beskikbaar. In weerwil van die handige 177mm grondvryhoogte, is díe kompakte nutsvoertuig in wese maar ‘n stoftrapper en […] More

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    Cannabis in Zimbabwe: Meet the new health cure

    Cannabis, also called mbanje in Zimbabwe, is no unknown word to people today. It has many health benefits like fighting cancer, and 22 countries around the world legalised it for medicinal use. Zimbabwe is the latest country to legalise growing of this crop. South Africa, Malawi, Zambia, and Lesotho have also legalised medicinal cannabis. Cannabis […] More

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