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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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Agriculture must show 'can do' attitude

Government needs help from the agriculture sector. Specifically, it needs the sector to address the rampant unemployment in rural areas, said economist Mike Schüssler at Wildlife Ranching SA's Land Reform and Transformation Indaba near Klerksdorp.
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2014 Fruit gala awards

The deciduous fruit industry awarded stakeholders who have contributed significantly to the success of the industry at a gala event recently.
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Fund set up to pay veld fire victims’ medical bills

The Free State Umbrella Fire Association has created a special fund to assist people who were injured during the veld fires that have occurred in the province so far this year.
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SAPS ups its game in response to KZN farm murders

After being accused of dragging its heels in responding to the scene of a double farm murder in KwaZulu-Natal’s Paulpietersburg area earlier this month, the SAPS has responded with quick arrests.
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NERPO rejects land ceiling

A land reform proposal suggesting that 50% of all commercial farms be given to farm workers “was not practical”.
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Transnet increases terminals carrier fleet

In preparation for the reefer peak season, which commences between October and March, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) in Cape Town will increase the terminals carrier fleet from eight to 12.
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