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    Stygende insetkoste hou ernstige risiko’s in vir toekomstige voedselproduksie

    Stygende insetkoste, soos noodsaaklike landbou-produksie insette, direkte arbeid en ander oorhoofse kostes, veroorsaak ernstige uitdagings vir voedselproduksie in Suid-Afrika. “Die koste van kunsmis, onkruiddoders, verpakking, diesel, elektrisiteit, arbeid en ander insetkostes neem vinnig toe en maak dit byna onmoontlik vir baie boere om voedsel volhoubaar te produseer,” waarsku Christo van der Rheede, uitvoerende direkteur van […] More

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    FUCHS Lubricants South Africa sees major growth in Africa

    Move to a new centralised head office and packaging rebrand are key to expansion strategy Moving to a centralised new head office in Isando, Johannesburg and launching a new unified product brand image in mid-November is all part of a long-term strategy for sustained growth and expansion going forward at FUCHS Lubricants South Africa, the […] More

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    Disbursement of IDC relief funding to canegrowers provides a vital lifeline to the industry

    SA Canegrowers welcomes the announcement by Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel that R85 million in relief funding will be provided to 192 canegrowers affected by the looting and violence that broke out across KwaZulu-Natal and parts of Gauteng in July. This funding will provide desperately needed relief to growers whose burnt cane was […] More

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    John Deere machinery touches African soil for the first time

    Since our announcement in March 2021 on the expansion of our construction equipment into Sub-Saharan Africa, we have added an additional 9 machines to our line-up of already existing 17 machines we offer to the market. In addition to our 315SL Backhoe Loader, which is an excellent machine suited for operations in confined spaces, we […] More

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    Sakeliga KragDag Ekspo 2021

    Die eerste groot ekspo aangebied na 19 maande se grendelstaat beperkings Die Sakeliga KragDag ekspo, ‘n selfstandigheid-ekspo is die afgelope naweek van 14-16 Oktober suksesvol 20km oos van Pretoria aangebied. ‘n Rekord getal van 488 ondernemings het by die ekspo uitgestal en dit is weer deur 21 000 mense oor drie dae bygewoon, wat dit waarskynlik […] More

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    Jag op privaateiendom ruk handuit

    Die onwettige jag met honde op privaateiendom is besig om hand uit te ruk. “Dit skep vir vee en wildboere ’n geweldige probleem, aangesien geen boer kan toelaat dat sy diere op hierdie wrede manier uitgewis word nie,” sê TLU SA Vrystaat-voorsitter, Bertus van der Westhuizen. “Honde is wrede jagters, en ruk hompe vleis uit […] More

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    Massey Ferguson manufactures high-end tractors for Africa at its Beauvais facility in France

    Beauvais in France is the global home of Massey Ferguson and its centre of engineering and manufacturing excellence. More than 990 000 tractors have been built here to date, with nearly 80% of production exported to over 70 different countries around the globe, including Africa. For more than 170 years, Massey Ferguson has been the […] More

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    Laai in ‘n japtrap die baalvoerder

    Die maatskappy Steel Tupe & Pipe Profiles vervaardig hekke en hokke doelgemaak vir die landboubedryf. Van die hekke sluit in skuif-, wilds-, bees-, en skaap plaas hekke. Hy maak ook voer ringe en voerders vir skape, bokke en beeste asook panele vir skaap -, bees- en bokkrale. Lam hok panele van verskillende groottes, met of […] More

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    Tata International Announced as the New John Deere Dealer in Zambia

    October 2021 Article supplied Tata International announced as the new dealer to distribute and support John Deere products in Zambia. Tata to support both agriculture and construction sectors Finance options available through John Deere Financial Partnership & Reassurance: With a rich history of more than 40 years in Zambia, Tata is firmly established within the […] More

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    Update report: foot and mouth disease outbreak – KZN, Mtubatuba

    1 October 2021 Report compiled by Directorate: Animal HealthThis report includes all information as available by close of business on 1 October 2021. All the updates contained in this report may not currently reflect on the OIE WAHIS system due to technical difficulties with the OIE reporting system. Update reports will from now on be […] More

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    Matie searches for perfect recipe for rhino milk

    Stellenbosch University (SU) animal sciences postgraduate student Dakota Guy is trying her level best to formulate a replacement milk for rhinoceros that is as close to the original as possible. The formula milk is to be used to bottle feed abandoned or orphaned rhino calves. The current recipe under development is already proving to be […] More

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    Predator association reaches out to lion farmers

    The South African Predator Association has called on lion farmers to contact the Association if they need help with the care and feeding of their animals. SAPA specifically reached out and offered support to a lion farmer from the Glen district, near Bloemfontein, whose lions had been injured in a veld fire two months ago. […] More

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