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Get a grip on Aids in agriculture

Reminding us that more than 500 000 South Africans could die of Aids this year, Victor Thindisa of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Limpopo looks at...

Creating a ‘virtuous circle’

Former state president FW de Klerk recently presented a lecture on the state of African governance at the University of Pretoria. De Klerk evaluated Africa's performance since the establishment of...

What’s happened to after-sales service?

Following a Farmer's Weekly article about trading in 'grey' tractor parts, Roelof Bezuidenhout writes that warnings about the risks associated with cheap imported engines could pale into insignificance against the...

SA’s petroleum industry calling the shots on biofuels

Fanie Brink, managing director of Biofuels Industry Development, said at a recent biofuels conference that the Draft Biofuels Industrial Strategy mainly caters for the requirements of the local petroleum industry...

What’s going down the tubes?

Agri Africa Trust has in the past been forced to sell grain at a 'take it or leave it' price due to some silo companies mixing grain grades and thereby...

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Much controversy in the UK over farm jobs for Brits

The UK government has urged unemployed citizens to apply for seasonal farm work, however, many applicants have expressed frustration about being overlooked for these agriculture jobs while others have bemoaned...
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