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Current data and future predictions of grain and wheat imports/exports

Wandile Sihlobo, SA Grain economist, discusses South Africa’s grain and wheat import/export markets.
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Poultry Meat Brining: Regulation Amendments Published

The much anticipated amendments to the Poultry Regulations, regarding the brining of poultry meat, were published recently.
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DAFF budget cut is bad news for farmers – Agri SA

Cuts made to the budget allocation for the agriculture department will have an impact on the ability of state-owned entities to provide critical services to farmers.
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Poverty aggravates problem of livestock predation

Human–wildlife conflict has historically been portrayed as a management problem where solutions lie in technical changes or financial incentives.
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Hop on the NAMPO Mielie Hop!

Avoid the traffic congestion getting to Nampo by using the Mielie Hop – the easiest way to NAMPO and back!
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Only two days left to buy jackal-proof fencing at reduced prices

Dr Gerhard Verdoorn, director of the Griffon Poison Information Centre and BirdLife South Africa, urged South African livestock farmers to make use of the limited offer to buy jackal-proof fencing at a reduced cost before the offer expires on Saturday 30 April 2016.
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Drought conditions affecting SA’s bee population

Fears have been expressed that the ongoing drought in parts of South Africa is set to hit the country’s honey bee populations, and that in turn will affect agricultural output.
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The 2016 Bathurst Agricultural Show a resounding success

The annual Bathurst Agricultural Show (BAS) held from 1-3 April 2016 provided entertainment for the young and old, including numerous exhibitions, a variety of different stalls, equestrian events and livestock/poultry shows.
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Youngsters add clout to conservation in iSimangaliso

The thin green line between conservation and law enforcement in KwaZulu-Natal’s 332 000ha iSimangaliso Wetland Park received a boost recently when 30 young graduates of the department of environmental affairs’ Environmental Protection and Infrastructure Programme (EPIP) joined the park’s existing conservation officers as Environmental Monitors (EM).
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Best butcheries announced at Cleaver Awards

The best butcheries both nationally and regionally were announced at a luncheon at Cleaver Awards ceremony held at the Definitive Conference in Isando.
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