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    Slaap aan diens

    deur Christo Bester, LWO Werkgewersorganisasie Werknemers wat slaap aan diens bly ’n probleem vir enige werkgewer. Moegheid kan ’n werknemer se konsentrasie, koördinasie en reaksie-spoed raak en ook die onderneming se produktiwiteit negatief beïnvloed. Deur aan diens te slaap, stel die werknemer hom-/haarself, medewerknemers asook die werkgewer aan risiko’s bloot. Die werknemer se pligte en […] More

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    Stook waarde in jou afvalprodukte

    Aartappels nie die regte grootte nie? Piesangs se skille te bruin? Graanpryse betaal nie eers die diesel silo toe nie? Daar is ՚n manier om waarde toe te voeg tot gewasse soos graan en vrugte wat normaalweg nie op die plaas verwerk word nie. Stook dit! Daar is ՚n hele nuwe mark vir handgemaakte, gedistilleerde […] More

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    Bonnox Ringlok® fencing excels over hills and dales

    If you believe that everything has to be fenced safely in its own domain, Bonnox is the fence that will do it for you. Kobus Pretorius and his wife, Erna, gave up their town existence for Panbult, their own piece of paradise – a smallholding in the plantations near Amsterdam on the Eastern Highveld in […] More

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    Superb Italian craftsmanship: DAB has a pump for every application

    You can’t miss Sandy’s Creations if you drive south out of Lusaka on Kafue road. The neat premises on the right-hand side is home to the world renowned DAB water pumps. Sandy’s Creations was formally appointed as their sole distributor in Zambia in January 2017. The neat DAB showroom and shop is situated in the […] More

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    An Aquadam Agri Tank can do the job for 50 years

    A water tank for irrigation? Or do you need one to water livestock, poultry, or a piggery? Or maybe one for domestic use? Whatever your needs – Aquadam will have the perfect tank to satisfy your them – the  Agri Tank. This is now a tank that fits like a T in agriculture because it […] More

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    Labour Law: The mechanics of a disciplinary hearing

    By Christo Bester, LWO The South African labour environment is highly regulated and it is of the utmost important that employers should follow correct procedures at all times, more so when an employee is dismissed. Mistakes made in this process could result in financial loss. A formal internal disciplinary code is essential to ensure that […] More

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    TAU SA still serves the farmer

    In spite of an increasingly tumultuous agricultural climate the 121st annual congress of the TAU SA congress this year enjoyed particular interest. Discussions took place in very clear terms on the problems facing South Africa’s agricultural sector. The congress was attended by international media and also several representatives from foreign embassies interested in the viewpoint […] More

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    Aerobotics vat voor in gewasmonitering

    Die samevoeging van GPS- en satelliettegnologie, kameras en sensors op hommels en jou slimtoestel is nou die nuutste deurbraak in gewasmonitering. Die tegnologiemaatskappy, Aerobotics het dit vervolmaak. Hulle neem tans die voortou in presisielandbou – veral waar peste en plae gestop word nog voor dit skade kan veroorsaak. Hulle Aeroview-sagteware is na baie ure in […] More

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    How to manage absenteeism

    by Mariëtte Redelinghuys, LWO Employers Organisation  Absenteeism is a general problem in die agricultural sector. It represents a major influence on business activities and has to be managed efficiently to ensure productivity. What is the meaning of absenteeism? Apart from not being present in the workplace, absenteeism also includes: Turning op late for work (when […] More

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    A phone for the farmer: The complete farmer with a Blackview 9000

    One of these days a farmer will again be able to hold a full-size Sunday newspaper in his hand . . . in electronic format . . .  when one considers the ever increasing size of cellular phone screens. The Blackview 9000 is an excellent example of this phenomenon. The measurements of this modern smartphone […] More

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    Firestone is all fired up for agriculture

    “A farmer should buy Firestone for various very good reasons,” says Stephan van Staden, National Agriculture Specialist from Firestone. “We manufactured the first tyre exclusively intended for agriculture, which means that all other tractor tyre manufacturers are merely following in our tracks.” Harvey Firestone produced the first tractor tyre in 1932, thereby making Firestone the […] More

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    Plant- en diereproduksie: Frekwensies bied verantwoordelike beheer

    Elke lewende organisme stuur sy eie frekwensie uit en wetenskaplikes het bewys dat plantegroei gestimuleer en peste beheer kan word deur die manipulering van frekwensies. Jan du Plessis van Agri Frequencies vertel hoe dit werk: Ja dis reg, met frekwensies kan insek- en swambeheer doeltreffend en akkuraat toegepas word. Frekwensies is nie net baie goedkoper […] More

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