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    Wolmark styg skraps

    Op die 15de veiling van die 2019/2020 verkoop seisoen het die merinowol markaanwyser met 0,5% gestyg en op 17743c per kg skoonwol gesluit. Die gemiddelde skoonwol markaanwyser vir goeie gehalte lang vagwol (MF4/MF5) met ‘n treksterkte van 35 (NKT) was onderskeidelik as volg: Veseldikte (µ) SWP*   PB** Veseldikte (µ) SWP* PB** *Skoonwol prys **Prysbeweging   […] More

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    Erkende jag- en sportskietvereniging skik met SAPD oor geldigheid van vuurwapenamnestie

    Natshoot (NHSA) het op 14 Januarie 2020 ʼn skikkingsooreenkoms met die minister en Nasionale Kommissaris van Polisie gesluit na aanleiding van Natshoot se dringende aansoek om die vuurwapenamnestie ter syde te stel. Die skikkingsooreenkoms is ook ’n hofbevel gemaak en elke party betaal sy eie regskoste. Die skikking volg nadat die Polisie op 6 Januarie […] More

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    AGDA to launch at AAT

    The much-anticipated Agriculture Development Agency will be officially launched at the Africa Agri Tech Conference and Expo (AAT) on 18 February 2020, to be held at the Maslow Hotel, Times Square, Menlyn Main in Pretoria. The launch of the Agriculture Development Agency (AGDA) will also serve as the opening event of the AAT conference, which […] More

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    Trekkerverkope vir 2019 daal met 22%

    Trekkerverkope van 349 eenhede in Desember is aansienlik (20%) minder as die 434 eenhede wat die vorige Desember verkoop is. Verkope vir die 2019-kalenderjaar is ook aansienlik (22%) minder as vir die vorige jaar. Stroperverkope van drie eenhede in Desember is baie minder as die ses eenhede wat die vorige Desember verkoop is.   Stroperverkope vir […] More

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    Wolmark styg in 2020

    Op die 14de veiling van die 2019/2020 verkoopseisoen het die merinowol markaanwyser met 4,3% gestyg en op 17647c per kg skoonwol gesluit. Die gemiddelde skoonwol markaanwyser vir goeie gehalte lang vagwol (MF4/MF5) met ‘n treksterkte van 35 (NKT) was onderskeidelik as volg: Veseldikte (µ) SWP*   PB** Veseldikte (µ) SWP* PB** *Skoonwol prys **Prysbeweging   18 […] More

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    Wie ontvang vanjaar se gesogte 1659-erepenning?

    Die toekenning van die gesogte 1659-erepenning aan ‘n wyn-ikoon is elke jaar ‘n besonderse hoogtepunt op die Suid-Afrikaanse wynkalender. Die Wynoesherdenking is ‘n glansgeleentheid wat vanjaar op Donderdag 6 Februarie 2020 op Groot Constantia-landgoed, die oudste wynproduserende landgoed in Suid-Afrika, plaasvind.  Die prestige 1659-toekenning word reeds sedert 1974 aan persone toegeken wat diep spore in […] More

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    Breek weg na die SA KAASFEES oor die Vryheidsdag-langnaweek

    Die 19de herdenking van die gewilde Suid-Afrikaanse Kaasfees bied die perfekte langnaweek-wegbreek in 2020! Feesgangers kan uitsien na ‘n waarlik unieke ervaring van kaas en méér oor die Vryheidsdag-langnaweek van Saterdag 25 April tot Maandag 27 April 2020 op Sandringham buite Stellenbosch. Kom ervaar hoekom hierdie bekroonde fees sy nuutste lof verdien as een van […] More

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    SEAL HARVESTING: Namibia is one of the last countries where seals are hunted for commercial purposes

    Seals feed upon fish, and some people allege that harvesting of seals is necessary for the fish species to survive. Others are heavily opposed to the harvest of seals and a petition was signed by animal activists in 2013 to stop it, but to little effect. The methods used for seal harvesting are believed to […] More

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    The DARE TO CARE disaster fund helps farmers in need

    During the fierce veld fires in 2000 in Namibia, the Namibia Agricultural Union (NAU) decided to create a fund to give financial aid to farmers, farmworkers and any other persons who were wounded or died whilst fighting veld fires. Now this fund also helps farmers facing the drought. Up to date the fund has paid […] More

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    Water wise farmers build earth dams – Part 2: Building cost and natural losses of stored water

    by Jan van Heerden, M.Eng Tec Dams can be expensive to build and therefore a farmer should do his calculations and planning very carefully to prevent those hidden costs from rising out of control. Water seepage can also be a huge unplanned expense, but it can be reduced to a minimum through proper planning. We […] More

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    Establishing a successful crop of maize: What you need to know

    by SeedCo Agronomy In this second and final edition of the SeedCo article series on establishing a successful crop of maize, we discuss seeding rates, depth of planting, nutritional requirements and crop protection. 1. Seeding rates and depth of planting •Seeding Rates: The recommended average plant population for maize for grain in Zambia is currently […] More

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