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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.

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.
SSA outlines what to expect during agricultural census

What to expect from the upcoming agricultural census

The Census of Commercial Agriculture that will run from 15 October 2018 to June 2019, will cover all South African farming operations, according to statistician-general Risenga Maluleke.
Peter O’Halloran - Tax advice

Stocks and shares are not your only investment option

In these uncertain times, it can pay to get involved in alternative investments. In fact, these have a number of advantages over stocks and shares.


Fitting a McClellan saddle

Fitting a McClellan saddle

This American cavalry saddle has been in use for 159 years. It was employed in the American Civil war and the Second Anglo-Boer War, and is still used for stock...

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