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How agriculture can ease the global urban water shortage

How agriculture can ease the global urban water shortage

A new study that looks at the water competition between cities and agriculture has found that urban water demand in 482 of the world’s largest cities will increase by 80%...
Meat Price Index an insight into global meat prices

Meat Price Index an insight into global meat prices

A study comparing the cost of meat in more than 50 countries and the number of hours at minimum wage to be worked to afford various cuts in each location,...
Ultra-spicy! Home-made tandoori chicken

Ultra-spicy! Home-made tandoori chicken

Tandoori chicken is one of the Asian subcontinent’s many contributions to fine dining. A ‘tandoor’ is the Hindi word for the special clay oven used in this style of cooking....
Bacon and dried fruit pizza

Bacon and dried fruit pizza

Staunch artisanal chefs and sourdough bakers amongst our readers will object, but the simple fact is this: if supermarkets offer frozen pizza bases for sale, why attempt to make them...
Mountain Zebra National Park, Eastern Cape

National parks for all seasons!

Experience South Africa’s national parks when they are at their best this coming year, says Taryn Arnott van Jaarsveld and René de Klerk.
Western Cape scrambles to take on oriental fruit fly

Western Cape scrambles to take on oriental fruit fly

All hands are reportedly on deck to speedily eradicate the oriental fruit fly (OFF) outbreak that was identified recently in the Western Cape’s Grabouw area.
Chicken Ragu

Delicious chicken ragu

This combination of ingredients with pasta makes a fine supper for four to five people. And no, it’s not just another version of spaghetti bolonaise…
Waste management: How Spier Estate turns trash into cash

Waste management: How Spier Estate turns trash into cash

Worldwide, waste generation is fast overtaking landfill availability. Heidi Newton-King, sustainability and human resources director at Spier Wine Estate, recently shared how the estate has succeeded in reducing its proportion...
Artificial insemination: ideal for communal farmers

Artificial insemination: ideal for communal farmers

Communal farmers can benefit from using more advanced farming practices, such as artificial insemination (AI), to improve herd genetics. Basimane Makgetla spoke to Gerhard Uys about how AI has worked...
Agri SA condemns ‘false reporting’ in farmworker shooting case

Agri SA condemns ‘false reporting’ in farmworker shooting case

Tensions are reportedly running high in the Tarlton area in Gauteng, following the shooting of a farmworker on Saturday. The 43-year-old victim, whose identity has not yet been made public,...
Ramaphosa launches book on Ankole breed

Ramaphosa launches book on Ankole breed

When Deputy-President Cyril Ramaphosa talks about his Ankole cattle, a childlike joy and passion are evident. This was according to Daniel Naudé, a photographer who collaborated with Ramaphosa on his...
Swartruggens snotsiekte case postponed to February

Swartruggens snotsiekte case postponed to February

The criminal case between Piet Wolmarans, a Simmentaler stud breeder from Swartruggens in North West, and three of his neighbours over an outbreak of malignant catarrhal fever (snotsiekte) has been...

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