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Investing in farming technology: how much is too much?

Advanced new farming technology is changing the way farmers produce food and manage their busin...

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SAPPO helping small-scale pig farmers

Only a handful of black pig producers in South Africa have achieved commercial status. Most run...

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Understanding the Labour Tenants Act and its purpose

Labour tenancy applications are an important aspect of land reform in South Africa, and it is e...

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Mike Mlengana commits to working with farmers

Mike Mlengana, director-general of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF)...

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Animal health crisis in the Northern Cape

Sexually transmitted animal diseases and a lack of vaccines are the foremost challenges facing ...

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The dangers of uranium mining

Uranium mining in the Karoo poses serious threats to the environment and farming community, acc...

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Opportunities in the Canned Fruit industry

While canning fruit producers were struggling to stay afloat a few years ago, prospects are aga...

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Grain SA: the road travelled

Derek Mathews is the longest-serving founding member of the Grain SA executive. He spoke to Ann...

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A common purpose for agriculture in Africa

Agriculture in Africa will never succeed unless governments, private businesses and farming com...

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Fresh produce marketing: ‘SA must up its game’

South Africa’s fruit and vegetable industry must rethink its local and international marketin...

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SA’s soil erosion crisis

In ‘Erosion, the cancer of agriculture’ (FW, 22 Oct 2010), Lehman Lindeque, then president ...

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The cost of adhering to chicken welfare practices

Chicken welfare in South Africa is a hotly debated issue amongst consumers, animal rights organ...

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SA agriculture sector remains in recession

Recent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data points to a negative growth of a seasonally adjusted an...