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At the recent SAPPO annual general meeting, Johan van der Walt was elected as the new SAPPO chairman and Stephen Butt as the new...

Harnessing the power of livestock for sustainable development

A new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) highlights the multiple contributions made by the global livestock sector, especially to the lives...

AFMA visits Zambian feed manufacturers

An AFMA-delegation visited Zambian feed manufacturers in Lusaka from 24 September to 26 September 2018 as part of the Southern African Feed Manufacturers’ Association...

SOFA 2018: Migration, agriculture and rural development

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization has just released its annual State of Food and Agriculture report. This is FAO’s major annual flagship report...

Growth and challenges predicted for global animal protein sector

“In general, I am very positive about the outlook for the global animal protein sector in the future. Markets will change and there will...

Global actions needed to combat fall armyworm

Fighting fall armyworm (FAW) requires global efforts as the pest could spread to more countries, warn scientists. During the past two years, fall armyworm...

Inaugural season for Brazilian mangoes in SA

South Africans love mangoes and, for the past month, they haven't had to wait for the start of the local season. The first large...

New technique to grow avocados faster

A new technique to grow avocados faster means that shortages of this popular fruit might soon be a thing of the past. This should...

10 Key questions about ASF

African swine fever (ASF) made its entrance into Western Europe as well as China this fall, causing a lot of nervousness amongst pig professionals...

AFMA reaches out to industry students

More than 70 animal science students and industry professionals gathered at the 11th South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS), northern branch student industry...
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