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    Ground zero for food on the table: Who goes to bed hungry every night, and why

    “The consequences of so many people going to bed without a proper meal are manifold,” said TAU SA General Manager Bennie van Zyl, keynote speaker at a recent international conference on agriculture in Cape Town sponsored by Agri-Food-Aqua of London, England. The question of food on the table has become urgent and contentious – 815 […] More

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    SA moet hande vat teen rassiste soos Andile Mngxitama van BLF

    Die opruiende haatspraak van Andile Mngxitama van Black First Land First (BLF)  op 8 Desember tydens ‘n saamtrek in Potchefstroom waar hy  sy volgelinge aanhits om blankes te vermoor moet in ‘n baie ernstige lig gesien word, het Louis Meintjes van TLU SA, gesê. Suid-Afrika is tans in ‘n emosioneel onstabiele tydperk en kan sodanige […] More

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    Farmers, beekeepers, Croplife SA take hands to ensure a better future for honey bees

    The Western Cape Bee Industry Association (WCBA) organised a workshop at the Buitenverwachting wine estate in the Constantia Valley near Cape Town on Friday 7 December to discuss the recent mass mortality of bees in the district. Beekeepers, wine farmers, researchers from the Agricultural Research Council, members of the Directorate of Agriculture Inputs Control’s Inspectorate, […] More

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    Moringa Cooperative transforming lives of farmers in Blouberg Municipality

    Sixty farmers from the Blouberg municipality in Limpopo are set to benefit from the Moringa Cooperative project aimed at creating jobs, alleviating poverty and contributing towards the socio-economic development of the local communities within the province. The project has been made possible through a strategic collaborative partnership involving the De Beers Group, Botanica Natural Products, […] More

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    Wetlike aspekte van Brucellose-beheer

    Die hoofdoel van die Wet op Dieresiektes, No 35 van 1984 (“die Wet”) is om belangrike en gevaarlike dieresiektes te beheer. Hierdie Wet en die Regulasies daaronder bevat algemene bepalings maar stipuleer ook spesifieke beheermaatreëls vir seker dieresiektes soos brucellose. Veeboere moet sekere mense inlig oor siektes Artikel 11 van die Wet bepaal dat veeboere […] More

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    Sjina is die wêreld se grootste skaapvleisprodusent

    Sjina is die wêreld se grootste produsent, verbruiker en invoerder van skaapvleis, volgens ABSA Agribesigheid se 2018-lentevooruitskouing. Die uitvoermark is baie gekonsentreerd en word tans oorheers deur Australië en Nieu-Seeland, wat ook die tweede en derde grootste skaapprodusente ter wêreld is. Produksie in hierdie twee lande het in 2017 marginaal gedaal, hoewel droër toestande in […] More

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    Trekkerverkope daal vir November

    Trekkerverkope van 428 eenhede in November is heelwat (27%) minder as die 589 eenhede wat verlede November verkoop is. Vir die jaar tot dusver (die eerste elf maande van die jaar) is trekkerverkope nou net 4% meer as verkope vir die ooreenstemmende vorige tydperk. Stroperverkope van nege eenhede in November is twee eenhede minder as […] More

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    TLU SA waarsku teen aanvalle op plaaswerkers

    Dit het die afgelope tyd duidelik geword dat veral plaaswerkers ook toenemend geteiken word in plaasaanvalle. Dit is heelwaarskynlik omdat die misdadigers vermoed dat die slagoffers reeds hulle jaarlikse bonusse ontvang het en dat daar gevolglik aansienlik meer kontant in besit van plaaswerkers is. “Boere word aangemoedig om werkers te waarsku om nie hulle bankrekeninge […] More

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    Build It Pinetown makes repeat FAW purchases

    Build It Pinetown, one of 350 retail stores in the SPAR Group Ltd South Africa stable, mixes paint, cuts glass and boards, reads business plans and, most importantly, provides home deliveries for its customers. These deliveries are currently being performed by two FAW trucks, each bought from the FAW Pinetown branch. Paul Nothnagel, sales executive […] More

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    BI plans new product launches for 2019 as it continues on growth path

    Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) has a few product launches planned for Q1 2019, aimed at ensuring sustainability and even stronger growth in the New Year. Despite challenging market conditions, BI continues to focus on its unique value proposition of offering the best international brands at cost-competitive prices. What continues to distinguish the company in […] More

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    Wolmark styg

    Op die 16de veiling van die 2018/2019 seisoen het die merinowolmarkaanwyser met 0,1% gestyg en op 20785c per kg skoon gesluit. Dit is ongeveer 10,76% hoër as ‘n jaar gelede. Gemiddelde skoonwol prysaanwysers vir goeie gehalte lang vagwol (MF4/MF5) met ‘n treksterkte van 35 (NKT) was soos volg: 18 µ      23500  (-1,4%)                           […] More

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