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Pinzgauer bull scoops ARC award

At the recent ARC National Special Performance Test Class Awards, Bertie van Zyl’s Pinzgauer bull was named the top performing bull in a line-up of 15 contenders. Farmer’s Weekly editor,...

Small-scale broiler producer wins SAB KickStart grant

Clement Ngwako Pilusa, a small-scale broiler producer from Gauteng, shares his excitement about being chosen as one of SAB KickStart’s Top 18 finalists with Farmer's Weekly and what he plans...

Agri minister calls on farmers to engage with government

During a recent interview with Farmer’s Weekly, agriculture minister Senzeni Zokwana called on farmers to approach their unions and engage with government about the proposed 12 000 ha land ceiling....

The advantages of traceability systems

Alex McDonald, managing director at the Agricultural Business Research Institute (ABRI), discussed animal traceability systems at the recent 2014 Stockman's School in the Free State. Watch the video as he...

Namibia’s land reform success explained

Ryno van der Merwe, land reform representative of the Namibian Agricultural Union tells us why Namibia's land reform process is a success.

SA no-till legend, Ant Muirhead explains the value of soil cover

A pioneer of no-till farming in South Africa, Ant Muirhead, describes and demonstrates how organic matter in soil helps to significantly reduce moisture runoff...

Dr Ricardo Luis José Piccinali discusses Argentina’s broilers

Hendrik Jordaan of Laurik International speaks to Dr Ricardo Luis José Piccinali, acting head of Argentina's National Institute of Agricultural Technology's experimental station at...

Argentinian cattle farmer explains feeding process from a silage bag

Miguel Pertino, owner of La Trinidad Aberdeen Angus Stud in Argentina’s Buenos Aires Province, explains the mechanics of feeding cattle directly from a 65m long silage bag with 3 000kg/m....

Local farmer wins with variable inoculant applicator

Crop and livestock farmer, Cobus van Coller won the open category of the farmer-patent competition at Nampo this year and received a special prize...

Dutch ambassador, André Haspels discusses SA Agriculture

Nan Smith talks to outgoing Dutch ambassador, André Haspels about the future of agriculture in SA. Haspels said that agriculture is an important sector...

Tina responds to presidential address

In his state of the nation address on 13 February, President Jacob Zuma said agriculture is a key job driver and a provider of opportunities for entrepreneurship. He also praised...

‘Be patient’ – Cyril Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as game breeder, spoke at the recent Stud Game Breeders and Wildlife Ranching South Africa bursaries presentation ceremony at the Tshwane University of Technology. Ramaphosa,...


COVID-19 lessons for agriculture

As the South African economy limps its way through the various lockdown levels, all of which are aimed at slowing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection rate, we’re getting to learn...
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