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    Take the stress out of weaning

    NoseRings to wean calves have been around since 1997, when Dick Richardson of Vryburg came up with the concept to reduce costs from loss of production due to stress. It soon transpired that NoseRings offer several additional advantages, such as easier management of grazing planning, larger and fewer herds, and easier single herd management. If […] More

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    Isuzu Celebrates a Year of Milestones in South Africa

    Isuzu Motors South Africa reflects on the achievements and progress the company has made, a year after its official launch. Isuzu’s investment in South Africa preserved 1000 direct jobs and secured around 4000 jobs through its network of 80 dealers in South Africa, and 35 dealers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Isuzu also ensured the continuity of […] More

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    Dele van die Karoo het vir die eerste keer in vier jaar reën gehad en daar is orals foto’s van kinders en hondjies wat in die water speel. Op die sosiale media doen ’n video die rondte van ’n boer wat langs sy bakkie hardloop en sing uit vreugde omdat dit op sy plaas gereën […] More

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    2019 is in full swing and more than ten percent of the year is behind us already! The year kicked off on a low note with the outbreak of fall army worm, especially in the Kitwe region. The good news is that the Ministry of Agriculture started to distribute pesticides against this devastating creature in […] More

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    Noodrit om diere te red eindig in tragedie vir boer

    15 Januarie 2019 het met goeie nuus in die droogte vir Eduard Le Roux, ‘n Karooboer begin. Hy het ‘n voerskenking vir sy skape ontvang en moes net ry om dit te gaan aflaai. Op pad plaas toe het sy 1997 2.5 Isuzu-bakkie egter saam met die sleepwa vol voer uitgebrand. Eduard het 45% brandwonde […] More

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    Watter baler is die beste?

    ‘n Unieke balerwedstryd vind Vrydag (1 Februarie 2019) langs die N1 naby Parys plaas. Valtrac is die gasheer van die Farmboek Balerwedstryd. Die laaste paar inskrywings word nog vasgeknoop, maar dit lyk asof tot 12 verskillende balers die stryd gaan aanknoop om te kyk wie maak die mooiste groot rondebale in die kortste tyd. Wynn […] More

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    Jan en Feb veilings 2019

    VEILING NAAM DATUM PLEK KONTAKBESONDERHEDE Blouberg aanteelveiling (Bonsmara en Bosvelder) 31 Januarie, 11:00 Sors Snyman, 072-841-7262 Nu-Alcade Bonsmara Groep 21 Februarie, 11:00 Warmbad veemark Vleissentraal Bosveld, 015-491-3141 Wagyu Produksieveiling 22 Februarie, 11:00 RAC Frankfort Wentzel Vorster, 082-566-1369 Harrismith 2de aanteelveiling 26 Februarie, 11:00 Grootdraai Harrismith John Campher, 072-202-0160 More

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    ‘n Groot gees in die veebedryf oorlede

    Maandag 7 Januarie 2019 is Hendrik van Pletzen, voormalige tegniese bestuurder van Voermol-voer, na ‘n lang stryd aan kanker oorlede. In die veebedryf is hy geken as navorser, weidingskundige en voorligter. Hy het in 1998 by Voermol aangesluit en het die Beesboer- en Skaapboer van die Jaar-kompetisie begin. Hy was ook die skrywer en medeskrywer […] More

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    “Mag jou ooie almal lam en mag jou lammers almal ooie wees.” Dit was die goeie wens waarmee ՚n gesoute boer my begroet het toe ek so twee dekades gelede my eerste landbouradioprogram, Landboukorrels, aangebied het. Synde ՚n stadsjapie, het ek maar so ՚n rukkie gevat om te verstaan wat die man aan my probeer […] More

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    Strydenburg se vroeё Kersgeskenk

    Boere by ‘n klein dorpie in die Noord-Kaap, Strydenburg, wat ook erg onder die droogte gebuk gaan, het net voor Kersfees weer bietjie hoop gekry om aan te gaan. Caring Daisies het met Strydenburg se veiligheidsgroep in kontak getree oor hulle droogtetoestand en  daar is 10 vragmotors na hulle toe gestuur vol voerbale en mielies […] More

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    Peep like a Bonavide bird at your crops to ensure a high yield

    Farmers depend on successful harvests to fulfil their destiny of feeding a hungry world, and they can only do it if they understand the growth and development of their crops and follow correct production practices at the opportune time. The better a farmer can see what is happening on his lands and how his crops […] More

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    As Africans, not all of us are lucky enough to farm close to the equator where rainwater is in abundance. The further we move away from the centre line of the earth, the bigger the risks and the tougher it becomes to plan our farming operations ahead, since rainfall can stay away for inconvenient long […] More

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