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Solid interim results for TWK

Solid interim results for TWK

Diversified agriculture and forestry company TWK Investment Ltd has announced a 4,3% increase in its revenue from R3,7 billion to R3,9 billion for the six months ended 28 February 2019.
Ban of chlorothalonil in fungicides a blow for EU crop farmers

Ban of chlorothalonil in fungicides a blow for EU crop farmers

EU member states have voted to ban the use of the active ingredient chlorothalonil in fungicides, a move that agricultural industry role players say will leave crops particularly vulnerable to...
Call to support Namibian drought disaster fund

Call to support Namibian drought disaster fund

The Namibian Dare to Care Disaster Fund is currently standing at R2,2 million. Ryno van der Merwe, president of the Namibian Agricultural Union (NAU), said the fund had made it...
SA successfully negotiates resumption of most agri exports

SA successfully negotiates resumption of most agri exports

Despite having lost its foot-and-mouth disease (FMD)-free status in January 2019, South African authorities have negotiated the resumption of trade in livestock products between the country and a number of...
Farmers’ woes mount as floods devastate the US Midwest

Farmers’ woes mount as floods devastate the US Midwest

Heavy rainfall across the Missouri River and Mississippi River basins has ravaged much of the US Midwest this week
No neglect of R14 million poultry houses - eThekwini Municipality

No neglect of R14 million poultry houses – eThekwini Municipality

The eThekwini Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal has refuted claims by the DA that the 12 poultry houses purchased by the municipality in 2017 for R14,4 million have fallen into disrepair.
Wrongdoing denied in DAFF’s R27 million legal fee probe

Wrongdoing denied in DAFF’s R27 million private legal fee probe

Chubaka Xulu, a representative of the law firm B Xulu and Partners Incorporated in Cape Town, has strongly denied that there was anything untoward about the legal services the firm...
Top Belgian racing pigeon sold for R20 million

Top Belgian racing pigeon sold for R20 million

A top racing pigeon named Armando has been sold for 1,25 million euros (about R20,5 million) in an online auction, the highest-price ever achieved for a single pigeon in such...
Slight first quarter increase in agribusiness confidence

Slight first quarter increase in agribusiness confidence

The overall improvement in business sentiment during the first quarter of 2019 is a welcome development, but confidence levels in the agricultural sector are still at levels below the neutral...
Cattleman's Conference

Meeting the beef demand of a growing global market

The highly competitive nature of the global beef export market was among the key trends highlighted during the SA Feedlot Association’s Cattleman’s Conference in Bloemfontein on Thursday.
Farmer's Weekly celebrates 108 years

Serving SA farming for 108 years!

As a proud member of the South African media and agricultural landscape for the past 108 years, Farmer’s Weekly is celebrating a significant milestone today.
Drier winter awaits Swartland farmers – weather expert

Drier winter awaits Swartland farmers – weather expert

The precipitation outlook for the Swartland region does not look favourable this winter, according to Overberg Agri weather forecaster, Giel Hugo.

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