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Help requested for farmers in ‘critically dry’ Eastern Cape

Help requested for ‘critically dry’ Eastern Cape

Members of the community in KwaZulu-Natal have reached out to communities in drought-stricken Eastern Cape, donating thousands of bales of fodder, including sugar cane residue.
New school proposed for commercial game producers

New school proposed for commercial game producers

The annual Aldams Stockman School would be hosting a new game school in March next year, which would offer education on the commercial game industry.
Fuel prices likely to reach 3-year high

Fuel prices likely to reach 3-year high

When SA’s fuel prices are increased on 4 October for the third consecutive month, they will likely reach their highest level in three years.
Grain producers urged to report red billed quelea outbreaks

Grain producers urged to report red-billed quelea outbreaks

South African grain producers were called upon to report all red-billed quelea (Quelea quelea) breeding and roosting places as a matter of urgency to the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and...
Child labour accused awaits bail application ruling

Wesselsbron child labour accused denied bail

Hendrik Reyneke, a labour broker accused of various charges related to human trafficking and child labour was denied bail by the Wesselsbron Magistrate’s Court today.
FAW ‘in hand’ in South Africa, but vigilance needed

FAW ‘in hand’ in South Africa, but vigilance needed

Although the threat posed by fall armyworm (FAW) in South Africa remains, there is no crisis at present. This is according to Dr Gerhard Verdoorn, consultant to Croplife SA.
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Clover financial report shows subdued results

Food and beverage group, Clover, showed subdued results in its consolidated financial statement report for the year ending 30 June 2017.
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Foot-and-mouth outbreak could cost SA billions

A study by South Africa’s Red Meat Producers’ Organisation (RPO) has found that if the country lost its foot-and-mouth disease-free (FMD) status in the foreseeable future, SA’s economy would lose...
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Drought in the Northern Cape spreads

The drought in the Northern Cape was spreading, said Henk van Wyk, Agri Northern Cape President.
Climate change, trade, exposing SA to new pests

Climate change, trade, exposing SA to new pests

The increase in cross-border trade with South Africa since 1994 has upped risks for pests expanding their habitats into the country.
Agri recovery aids SA’s second quarter GDP growth

Agri recovery aids SA’s second quarter GDP growth

The agriculture sector has emerged as the largest contributor to the 2,5% increase in South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) during the second quarter of this year, according to Statistics...
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Fieldworkers empowered through animal health training

Approximately 30 people involved with an NGO partnership in KwaZulu-Natal benefited from a recent basic animal health training course in Mpumalanga.
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