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Convoy to the Congo

A convoy of trucks carrying equipment and spares is to leave from Grootvlei bound for Niari province in the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) tomorrow, 1 October.
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More land lost to veld fires

About 5 500ha was lost to veld fires near Verkykerskop in the north-eastern Free State this weekend.
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Farm gate inflation rises as overall PPI declines

Producer price inflation (PPI), which represents inflation at the factory gate, for manufactured goods slowed to 7,2% in August, according to Statistics SA.
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KZN farmers in desperate need of rain

Farmers in KwaZulu-Natal are in desperate need of rain before the end of October.
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District committees to speed up land reform in WC

Farmers in the Western Cape have been asked to help speed up land reform in the province by participating in the establishment of district land reform committees.
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Rhino poaching syndicate to appear in court

A 10-member rhino poaching syndicate that operated in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal is expected to appear in court on 29 September.
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Zokwana punts conservation agriculture

The widespread adoption of conservation agriculture practices is being encouraged by South Africa’s minister of agriculture, Senzeni Zokwana.
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Harrismith fire death toll climbs to six

Six people have so far died during the veld fires that destroyed an estimated 45 000ha in Harrismith.
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Increase awareness on World Rhino Day

Today people across the planet will come together to highlight the plight of rhinos on World Rhino Day.
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Three people died in Harrismith veld fire

Fire-fighting teams, farmers and landowners in Harrismith remain on high alert after yesterday’s devastating veld fire in which three lives were lost and 40 000ha was destroyed.
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