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KZN police net stolen livestock and thieves

Concerted efforts by KwaZulu-Natal police units from mid- to end-July resulted in a significant number of recoveries of stolen livestock as well as in the arrests of a number of suspected stock thieves.
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Maize harvest early due to drought

More than 80% of the 2014/2015 white maize harvest had been delivered so far this year.
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Increasing awareness about canned lion hunting

The Blood Lions documentary crew recently hosted a media screening in Johannesburg. This film is part of a global campaign to bring an end to predator breeding and canned hunting industries.
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Woman attacked on Free State farm

Free State Agriculture (FSA) condemns the latest farm attack in the province in the strongest terms, according to Tommie Esterhuyse, FSA’s Law and Order Committee chairperson.
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Animal rights activists up in arms over killing of famous lion

US dentist Walter Palmer has come under harsh criticism from international animal rights activists following his involvement in the killing of one of Zimbabwe’s most well-known lion, 13-year old Cecil.
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Acid mine drainage not a threat to important Limpopo aquifer - expert

The environmental impact of acid mine drainage (AMD) is not a threat to the trans-boundary Ramotswa Aquifer situated in the Limpopo Basin.
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SA red meat sector still competitive

South Africa’s red meat sector is performing well in a tough local economic environment.
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Watch out for bogus land claims officials

The Western Cape office of the regional land claims commissioner has issued a warning to prospective claimants to beware of false land claims officials.
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Record number of entries for Young Wine Show

A record 2 163 young wines, 10% more than last year, were entered for the 2015 SA Young Wine Show.
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SA lemon exports to EU stopped due to CBS

The SA citrus industry has decided to proactively suspend exports of organic lemons to the EU.
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This week's poll
For what reasons do you hunt?
I shoot for the pot only.
I shoot for the pot and trophies.
I hunt for trophies only.
I hunt to rid my land of vermin.
I do not hunt.
Last week's poll
How do you protect your farm from crime-related incidents?
Video surveillance cameras and electric fences (13.12%)
Watch dogs (32.99%)
Neighbourhood watch (22.62%)
Security guards (22.68%)
Nothing (8.59%)
Watch dogs (32.99 %) Video surveillance cameras and electric fences (13.12 %) Nothing (8.59 %) Security guards (22.68 %) Neighbourhood watch (22.62 %) Watch dogs (32.99 %) Video surveillance cameras and electric fences (13.12 %) Nothing (8.59 %)
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