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Climate change affects coffee plants

Coffee drinkers who savour their daily caffeine fix may have to find substitutes as climate change has already had a “substantial impact” on coffee production.
Illegal netting suspects caught

Illegal netting will soon be a thing of the past at Vaalkop Dam in North West.
Farm murder figures - TAU SA

The 14 April 2015 murder of an Eastern Cape farmer brought the total number of farm murders in South Africa to 19 so far this year.
TAU SA young farmers’ day

Young farmers from across the country gathered in Midrand on Wednesday to touch base with fellow farmers and to gather information on issues impacting on their businesses.
Frozen yoghurt wins top SA prize for dairy

A surprise result in the South African Dairy Championships saw a frozen yoghurt scoop top honours from all cheeses, butters, ice creams and milk to be named the 2015 South African Dairy Product of the Year.
Eastern Cape communal farmers receive livestock

Eastern Cape farmers on Tuesday received genetic-improving livestock from MEC for Rural Development and Agrarian Reform Mlibo Qoboshiyane as part of the department’s livestock production improvement scheme.
Podcast: News making headlines in Farmer’s Weekly – 24 April

The weather is currently top of mind for farmers in SA. KwaZulu-Natal has had a dry summer and a hard winter is predicted, Farmer’s Weekly news editor Jaco Visser told OFM's agri-editor, Sabrina Dean.
May diesel price drop to provide relief to farmers

South Africa’s farmers affected by the R1,24/l increase in the wholesale price of diesel in April will get some relief in May when the price drops again.
Job losses despite growing SA economy

The biggest blot on the South African democracy was the five million people looking for work and the nearly two million who have given up hope of finding a job, according to Theo Vorster, CEO of Galileo Capital.
Barend Grobler named Free State Young Farmer of the Year

Barend Grobler became the 19th winner of the Free State Agriculture Young Farmer of the Year competition at a gala event in Bloemfontein on 16 April.
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