Farmers’ organisations have expressed their concern that the 16% increase in the minimum wage for farmworkers, which will come into effect from 1 March 2021 and see the minimum wage of farmworkers increase to R21,69/hour, will result in job losses in the sector.
The Cannabis Vexpo is a first of its kind in Africa, and brings together business people and stakeholders in the cannabis industry.
Millions of people are going hungry in South Africa each day. Who is to blame?
Le Roc Brangus will be hosting its 10th production sale on 21 October, while Le Roc Dormers will be hosting its first production sale on 22 October. Both sales will be held on the farm Eastry in Tweespruit.
Wandile Sihlobo, one of South Africa’s foremost agri economists, is perfectly placed to provide a balanced, accessible view of agriculture in South Africa. He spent his school holidays in the rural Eastern Cape, studied agricultural economics at university, has worked in private-sector agriculture, where he consulted widely with farmers, and has been a policy adviser to government.
Entering its 18th year, Africa’s Big 7 is the continent’s largest annual meeting place for the food and drink industry, where buyers and distributors from 67 countries come to source products from farm to fork including ingredients, specialty and finished products together with processing, packaging and logistics solutions.
Join the Farmer’s Weekly tour to Nampo Harvest Day, 11-14 August 2020, Africa’s premier agricultural show, to experience the best that South African agriculture has to offer.
Le Roc Dormers will host its first production sale on the farm Eastry in Tweespruit on 22 October at 11am.
The much-anticipated launch of the Agriculture Development Agency (AGDA) takes place on 18 February at the Africa Agri Tech Conference and Expo (AAT) at the Maslow Hotel in Pretoria.
Technology is disrupting every industry, including agriculture, and staying up to date with new trends is crucial to ensure longevity.
The Undercover Farming Expo will be held at the CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, on 24 and 25 February.
The Aldam-Stockman School’s 2019 Livestock Farming Conference is now open for registration. Don’t miss out!