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Woolies on wool

Roelof Bezuidenhout talks to Hugo Lemon, textile technologist in Woolworths' menswear division, about the retailer's commitment to exchange new ideas with wool producers to enhance SA's industry

Getting Doha back on track

Following the suspension of the Doha Development Round of the World Trade Organisation in July 2006, negotiations resumed this February. At a lecture at the University of Pretoria earlier this...

Premium success for Kango Wines

Despite the global wine glut, Kango Wines has substantially increased wine sales over the past few years by moving from bulk wine to premium wine production. In 2006 Kango's sales...

ARE THE LAWS HELPING?

Farm evictions continue to divide opinion - agricultural unions argue evictions are either legal responses to changing business conditions or isolated unlawful acts, and land activists insist complaints of abuses...

A positive spin on agriculture

Kerneels Pietersen, president of Agri Eastern Cape, talks to Roelof Bezuidenhout about the organisation's views on land reform and BEE, and his hopes for farming in the province.Issue Date: 9...

Despite many challenges, 2007 holds hi0gh hopes

Crop and beef farmer Neels Ferreira from Leandra in Mpumalanga wears many hats. He is not only Grain SA's chairperson, but is also vice-president and chairperson of Agri SA's commodity...

Game tourism- Oudtshoorn’s ostriches charm tourists

Oudtshoorn is home to three ostrich show farms that attract tens of thousands of tourist every year. On a visit to the 50-year-old Safari Ostrich Show Farm Mike Burgess discovers...

A fourth land commissioner resigns

The third of the countr y's se ven land claims commissioners is set to resign voluntarily.

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Much controversy in the UK over farm jobs for Brits

The UK government has urged unemployed citizens to apply for seasonal farm work, however, many applicants have expressed frustration about being overlooked for these agriculture jobs while others have bemoaned...
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