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    Opportunity in the crisis: FMD-outbreak spotlights need to safeguard SA beef industry

    Beefmaster supports ban on auctions in order to protect animal economy Beefmaster Group South Africa supports the national ban on the gathering of cloven-hoofed animals, including livestock auctions, shows and similar activities, which was gazetted by the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development yesterday. A joint statement issued by the Department and the […] More

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    Agri SA verwerp oorhaastige openbare beraadslaging oor artikel 25-wysiging

    Agri SA is teleurgesteld in die besluit van die ad hoc-komitee, wat getaak is met die wysiging van artikel 25 van die Grondwet, om nie voorsiening te maak vir behoorlike konsultasie en openbare deelname nie. Die komitee het die konsepwetsontwerp vir die wysiging van die eiendomsklousule op 3 Desember 2019 bespreek. Agri SA het gevra […] More

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    Minister of Police asked to recall flawed firearms amnesty

    On Wednesday 4 December 2019, the SA Hunters and Game Conservation Association (SA Hunters) asked the Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, to recall the flawed firearms amnesty announced on 27 November, in favour of a new process following extensive consultation with all affected and interested role players. In a comprehensive open letter to the Minister […] More

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    Gesoek: SA se beste suiwelprodukte!

    Alle suiwelprodusente word genooi om in te skryf vir die 2020 Suid-Afrikaanse Suiwelkampioenskappe, die grootste, oudste en mees gesogte suiwelgebeurtenis in die land. Die kampioenskappe, wat sedert 1834 deur Agri-Expo aangebied word, lok jaarliks sowat 900 inskrywings van groot, medium en klein vervaardigers. Hierdie suiwelprodukte kompeteer vir die gerekende titels van SA Kampioen, die Qualité-merk […] More

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    Astral prevents Eskom cutting electricity supply to it’s Westrand operations

    Astral Foods Limited (Astral), a leading Southern African integrated poultry producer, today secured an order against Eskom in the Johannesburg High Court in terms of which Acting Judge Gerry Nel ordered that Eskom is interdicted and restrained from interrupting the bulk supply of electricity to the Randwest Local Municipality, pending the outcome of a review […] More

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    Verskerpte paraatheid en waaksaamheid in feestyd nodig

    In ‘n gesamentlike verklaring, het Agri SA en TLU SA gesê dat dit moeilik is om hulle lede tot kalmte te maan om nie onverantwoordelik op te tree nie, te midde van die voortslepende voorkoms van plaasaanvalle en die misdaadgolf wat die landbougemeenskap verswelg. Die 53 moorde wat deur die organisasies vanjaar aangeteken is, in […] More

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    Trekkerverkope daal met 25% in 2019

    Trekkerverkope van 427 eenhede in November is net een eenheid minder as die 428 eenhede wat verlede November verkoop is.   Vir die jaar tot dusver (elf maande tot November) bly verkope vir 2019 aansienlik minder (25%) as verkope verlede jaar.  Vir die opeenvolgende 12 maande is trekkerverkope nou 20% minder as vir die vorige […] More

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    Aqua Air Africa launches Africa’s first atmospheric water generating plant

    Aqua Air Africa, a subsidiary of Moipone Group Investments, launched Africa’s first atmospheric water generating plant in Ga-Rankuwa Pretoria on Friday, 29 November 2019 aimed at tackling the critical scarcity of potable water in South Africa. The plant, which is based in the old Ga-Rankuwa Industrial Zone, produces 10 000 litres of clean potable water […] More

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    2019 Brenn-O-Kem Worcester/Breedekloof Wynmaker van die Jaar aangekondig

    Botha Kelder se senior wynmaker, Michiel Visser, is aangewys as die 2019 Brenn-O-Kem Worcester/Breedekloof Wynmaker van die Jaar. Die toekenningsfunksie is gehou op Vrydag, 29 November tydens ‘n middagete by Benguela Cove Landgoed in Hermanus. Die funksie is met trots geborg deur Brenn-O-Kem wat sedert 1968 spesialiseer in die verwerking van kelderafval soos druiwedoppe, pitte […] More

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    Petrol up, diesel down for December

    Divergence in the international prices of refined fuels have caused an unusual fuel price picture for December. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. “The Rand / US dollar exchange rate has remained fairly flat throughout November, contributing around […] More

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    Wolmark daal skraps

    Op die 13de veiling van die 2019/2020 verkoop seisoen het die merinowol markaanwyser met 0,1% gedaal en op 16917c 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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