Farmers often collect information in silos, with data often standing alone. IQ Logistica, however, provides the perfect solution to this problem: a platform that consolidates data to give farmers a complete picture of their farming operations.
When we speak about safety on farms, many South Africans will probably automatically think ‘crime’, but ensuring the safety of your property, staff and family entails far more than farm security, writes Andries Wiese
In this article, Daniella Keet, head of commercial structured finance solutions advisory at FNB, explains the basics of hedging, and more specifically, how this financial instrument can be used to safeguard a farming business against large, unexpected increases in the fuel price.
Israeli technology in agricultural production can be hugely useful to South African farmers. These technologies range from decreasing water usage to improving propagation.
After the successful approval of the merger between the Senwes and the Suidwes Group during 2020, Senwes is entering year two of three years emanating from the merger approval conditions in terms of which Senwes is required to extent material financial assistance to black farmers.
Insurance policies can be tedious and difficult to understand. Hollard explains what to look out for in your policy and how to claim.
Amorentia Nursery in Limpopo has been producing high-quality macadamia trees for well over four decades. This article explores how this unique nursery was established.
Dairy Group, a farmer-owned company with over 120 producer members is dedicated to bringing top-quality dairy products to consumers.
OneFarm Share allows farmers to contribute their surplus fresh produce to needy families across the country.
Beverli Katz, one of South Africa’s top Boerboel breeders, claimed the prestigious national award of SA Stud Book Stud Herd of the Year for other species in 2020. In addition, her stud has bred the two highest-appraised male Boerboels in the world. Jeandré van der Walt visited her at Klein Sandfontein Boerboels and Boarding Kennels on the outskirts of Caledon to learn about her breeding techniques.
After attending a farmers’ day in 2018, Oniccah and Naledi Nkoe decided to start farming herbal plants to produce essential oils. They have since expanded plantings and launched their own essential oils business. They spoke to Salome Modiselle and Sandile Mahlangu, researchers at the Agricultural Research Council.
Standard Insurance Limited will reduce its insurance premiums to small and agriculture clients by 30% over the next three months.