Agribusiness

A guide to trademarks, patents and plant breeders’ rights

The use of trademarks, patents and plant breeders’ rights can make an agricultural business m...

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Beekeepers success with only 100 hives

Phirdy Motala, owner of Farmyard Honey Factory, says that innovation and creativity are crucial...

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Snail farming: making good use of a small space

Stanley and Heather Micallef began by growing snails in an open-air paddock. Earlier this year,...

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Marketing to SA’s changing black middle-class consumers

Changes in consumers’ priorities, and the growth of South Africa’s black middle class, make...

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Mussel farming on the West Coast

Imbaza Mussels in Saldanha Bay is one of the country’s largest mussel farms and a successful ...

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How to export your fresh produce into Asia and Africa

Africa and Asia offer much allure for South African fresh produce exporters. But this country...

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Was this the worst year ever for SA’s pork producers?

The recent drought has pushed the price of pig feed sky-high, and SA pork producers are reeling...

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How a business investment became a farming passion

As new entrants to South Africa’s feedlot industry, entrepreneurial husband-and-wife team, Mo...

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From bankruptcy to national success for Western Cape dairy

Starting literally overnight and through necessity 25 years ago, the family company Darling Cre...

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The tough business of flower production

After 80 years, the family business Engelke Blomme continues to produce outstanding flowers, de...

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Managing volatility in the agricultural market

Volatility has become the norm in agricultural markets. Nico Groenwald, head of agriculture at ...

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The homesteading approach to sustainable lifestyle farming

In a world dominated by size and scale, Bruce and Alison Gilson have found ways to make their s...

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Intermediary programmes can be helpful for emerging farmers

The Land Bank has urged emerging farmers to make use of its financial services intermediary part...