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Farmers in central provinces awarded

Cobus van Coller from Viljoenskroon was honoured as the central branch of Agricultural Writers' SA’s 2014 Free State Farmer of the Year at the organisation's award ceremony in Bloemfontein Friday night.
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Conditions on Thandi Modise's farm have improved

A recent inspection of the farm belonging to National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise has reportedly revealed improved conditions.
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Government's problems create opportunities for SA farmers

SA's government is in trouble and can't possibly deliver on all the economic promises it made to the electorate over the years, according to independent agricultural economist Dr Kobus Laubscher.
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Diesel price to fall in November

The price of diesel will probably decline by as much a 56c/litre at the start of November, according to forecasts by the Automobile Association of SA.
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Pigeon fanciers have their feathers ruffled

Pigeon racing will have no significant impact on feral pigeon invasion in the country, according to the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA).
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Boost for North West subsistence farmers

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo recently handed over 10 Bonsmara and 10 Brahman stud bulls to 20 farmers in Mahikeng as part of the provincial government’s sire subsidy scheme.
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Highlights from Afasa's 3rd AGM

The African Farmers Association of South Africa (Afasa) held its 3rd AGM from 19-21 October in Irene, outside Pretoria.
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Nene announces plans to curb government spending and increase tax revenue

Government is running out of money, leaving finance minister Nhlanhla Nene with one of two choices – he either has to increase taxes or cut state expenditure.
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Food losses in Sub-Saharan at 100mt/year

Sub-Sahara Africa loses 100 million tons of food every year, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation.
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KZN grain farmers hope for good rains

Extensive drought conditions across KwaZulu-Natal are forcing many of the province’s summer grains producers to delay the planting of their crops for the 2014/2015 season.
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