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    Nguni Cattle Breeders’ Society announces the success of their 2020 National Auction

    The annual Nguni Cattle Breeders’ Society’s National Auction took place on 21 November 2020 at Urth Lifestyle Centre in Bloemfontein. The auction was presented by NetAuctions (Bloemfontein) and live-streamed via Facebook. The auction was held on a lovely, rainy day and the prices were fascinating. The average price for a bull at the auction was […] More

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    Geskatte mielie-oes is 37% groter as in 2019

    Kommersiële mielies: Die grootte van die verwagte kommersiële mielie-oes is op 15,408 milj. ton gestel, wat 0,08% of 12 040 ton minder is as die vorige skatting van 15,420 milj. ton. Die skatting van die oppervlakte onder mielies is 2,611 milj. ha, terwyl die verwagte opbrengs 5,90 t/ha is. Die geskatte mielie-oes is 37% groter […] More

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    #BrakesOnBrucellosis

    Bovine brucellosis is a chronic herd disease caused by Brucella abortus bacteria, and it negatively impacts on cattle production and reproduction. The disease can also infect other animals and humans. Bovine Brucellosis is a controlled animal disease in South Africa under the Animal Diseases Act (Act No. 35 of 1984), and control measures are currently […] More

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    Petrol down, diesel up for December

    Fuel price changes for December will depend on what fuel you use. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. Petrol is slated to fall by around 27 cents a litre, while diesel’s price increase has been contained to around […] More

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    TLU SA lê klag van terrorisme teen Julius Malema

    Die dreigemente van Julius Malema oor die polisie is vir TLU SA onaanvaarbaar en ‘n bedreiging vir stabiliteit in die land. Suid-Afrika, en spesifiek die regering, staan op die oomblik voor een van die grootste toetse van geloofwaardigheid en stabiliteit, in hulle hantering van die voorval. Die leier van die EFF het tydens ‘n byeenkoms […] More

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    Suid-Afrika moet dringend optree teen wanbestuur van land, sê TLU SA

    TLU SA is dit eens dat die afgradering van die Landbank deur die kredietgradering agentskap Moody’s Investors Service bloot ‘n simptoom van die vele probleme in Suid-Afrika is. Die Landbank het vandeesweek aangekondig dat dit nie daarin gaan slaag om uitstaande skuld teen einde November te herstruktureer soos voorheen beplan is nie. Dit sal waarskynlik […] More

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    New Liqui Moly bakkie series additive range takes care of SA’s most-loved vehicles

    Braais and bakkies may be barbeques and pickups in other parts of the world, but they’re as woven into South African culture as slap tjips, robots and bunnies.   As a nation, South Africans love bakkies and they’re our first choice as a do-everything vehicle. We farm with them, build with them, travel with them, […] More

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    Voorgestelde minimumloon uitpas met stygende werkloosheid!

    Die huidige voorstel deur die Nasionale Minimumloon-kommissie om die nasionale minimumloon met 1,5% bó inflasie te verhoog moet bevraagteken word. Is dit nie Suid-Afrika se eerste prioriteit om miljoene werksgeleenthede te skep en ‘n beleidsomgewing bevorderlik vir werkskepping daar te stel nie? Volgens Statistieke Suid-Afrika se jongste Arbeidsmag-opname, het die werkloosheidskoers ingevolge die uitgebreide definisie […] More

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    Tshwane stop Sakeliga KragDag ekspo

    Dit is met groot teleurstelling dat daar aankondig is dat die Sakeliga KragDag ekspo wat volgende week sou plaasvind, deur die Tshwane munisipaliteit gekelder is. Tshwane se Events Management afdeling het die organiseerders van die jaarlikse Sakeliga KragDag ekspo verbied om met die ekspo voort te gaan wat op 3-5 Desember sou plaasvind. Die besluit […] More

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    Summer rainfall area must brace itself for cutworm infestation

    CropLife SA received a large number of calls from small and commercial farmers about cutworm outbreaks over the past two weeks. KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, western parts of Mpumalanga, northern and eastern parts of Gauteng, the Free State and parts of the Eastern Cape seem to have the largest infestation of cutworms. This widespread and very common […] More

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    Danie Bester is TLU SA se Jongboer van die Jaar 2020

    Danie Bester van Balfour is die wenner van TLU SA se Jongboerkompetisie 2020 in ondersteuning met Manitou, Santam en CMH Kempster Ford Hatfield. Hy is vandag as die nuwe TLU SA Jongboer van die Jaar aangewys. “Ons was baie beïndruk met Danie se gebruik van tegnologie en veral die internasionale skakeling en navorsing oor sojaboontjies,” […] More

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    Blueberry battle serves as catalyst for industry reform

    The South Africa fruit industry has been turned upside down as a result of the recent court battle involving Ross Berries and United Exports. Reforms are set to be on the cards that will see greater transparency in contracts involving licenced cultivars and marketing of fruit. The legal battle between the two companies has opened […] More

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