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Vaccinate your animals;it’ll pay you in the long run

Vaccinate your animals; it’ll pay you in the long run

Administering a vaccine to your animals will cost you money. But not vaccinating them will cost you much more.
Fallout from listeriosis outbreak still lingering – study

Fallout from listeriosis outbreak still lingering – study

Despite Health Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, recently announcing that the listeriosis outbreak in South Africa was official over, Listeria monocytogenes bacteria was still present in ready-to-eat meat samples obtained from rural...
Cattle in Nambia

Namibian agriculture: shortage of skills, lack of diversification

Agriculture in Namibia presents great opportunities for economic growth, employment creation, food security and poverty eradication.
Koeltehof packs avocados for several companies

Former bank boss Reuel Khoza’s huge avocado investment

After playing a significant role in corporate South Africa, Dr Reuel Khoza, former chairperson of Nedbank and Eskom, decided to turn his focus back to his roots in the farming...
Bonsmara stud cow

Pregnancy: the key economic trait in a beef operation

A cow that conceives is destined to be four times more profitable than one that does not. This is according to Professor Cliff Lamb of Texas A&M University in the...
Managing for profit by Peter Hughes

Understand business roles, and pay accordingly

Ownership, directorship and management are three distinctly different roles. Be sure to remunerate fairly and correctly in each case.

Almost R1 billion allocated to Western Cape drought relief

The Western Cape is set to receive R974 million from National Treasury and the National Disaster Management Centre for disaster recovery programmes and projects.
Sandveld

Niche farming: Organic seed production in the Sandveld

After venturing into the organic fresh market, the owners of Sandveld Organics on the West Coast created a niche for themselves in the organic seed market. Susi Engelbrecht spoke to...
Save the Sheep Project

Save the Sheep project goes global

Farmers’ Weekly has put the plight of the drought-stricken farmers in Sutherland on the international map.
Agri SA aims to improve agri sector transformation

Agri SA aims to improve agri sector transformation

Agri SA’s AgroHub website was recently launched during the organisation’s annual congress that took place in Pretoria.
Tito Mboweni

Agri sector welcomes Mboweni’s appointment

The agriculture sector has reacted positively to the appointment of former SA Reserve Bank Governor and labour minister, Tito Mboweni, as South Africa’s new finance minister.
Big jump in September agri machinery sales

Big jump in September agri machinery sales

South Africa’s agricultural machinery sales recovered strongly in September after a dismal performance the preceding month.

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Mboweni set to deliver Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement

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South Africa’s latest minister of finance, Tito Mboweni, will have the unenviable task of trying to find at least some good news to share with financially exhausted South Africans when...

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