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Beef, bacon and onion pot roast

Beef, bacon and onion pot roast

If you’ve got a working oven, why roast in a pot? This splendid collection of techniques and delicious flavours answers this riddle.

Farmer’s Weekly Tour to Nampo 2019

Join us again for this year’s Farmer’s Weekly Nampo Tour from 14 – 17 May 2019. The tour includes entrance to South Africa’s premier agricultural exhibition, the Nampo Harvest Day,...
Managing for profit by Peter Hughes

Do you ‘move’ or ‘motivate’ your employees?

People who simply ‘move’ in their jobs never flourish. ‘Motivated’ employees achieve success, and it’s your job to get them motivated.
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...
Krone Big X 1180 forage harvester.

Meet the world’s most powerful forage harvester

The official launch of the latest Krone Big X forage harvester took place in Germany in September 2018. Joe Spencer reports on this advanced machine.
Dramatic savings with low-flow drip irrigation

Dramatic savings with low-flow drip irrigation

By switching from micro-irrigation to low-flow drip irrigation, macadamia farmer Dawid de Kock has reduced his irrigation water usage by 50%. With the subsequent savings on electricity, fertiliser and labour,...
Kenyan model shows how to support emerging farmers

Kenyan model shows how to support emerging farmers

Professor Cyril Nhlanhla Mbatha of Unisa’s Graduate School of Business Leadership outlines some key production and marketing strategies to help promote the economic sustainability of smallholder farmers, and therefore more...
Quality and efficiency drive commercial lettuce production

Quality and efficiency drive commercial lettuce production

Many people who enjoy lettuce in their salad may not be aware that it can be a fairly challenging crop to grow commercially. Dicky and Koshik Sitaram, whose family have...
Brahman cattle

Finding value in cattle shows in an era of modern breeding

The showing of cattle is often used by stud breeders to market their animals. However, as genetic values become more prominent as a tool to improve the performance of herds,...
Managing for profit by Peter Hughes

Personal development plans – Branson style!

All employees have work-related and personal needs. Do your best to meet these, and your business will benefit a hundredfold.
Data sharing in the fresh produce industry

Data sharing in the fresh produce industry

According to Ed Treacy, vice-president of supply chain efficiencies for the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), blockchain technology holds great possibilities for improving efficiency and traceability in the fresh produce sector....
Off-road tyre

Choosing the best tyres for your bakkie

Tar road, dirt road, off-road. Mud, sand and rocks. Wet and dry. No single tyre copes well under all conditions. So how do you choose a tyre for your bakkie...

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Wine industry satisfied with inflationary sin tax increase

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The South African wine and brandy industry has welcomed the inflationary increase in excise duties announced by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni in the 2019/2020 National Budget Speech on Wednesday.

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