Your role in handling antimicrobials with care

Antimocrobial resistance has been a hot topic for quite some time now, with the growing realisation that each and every one of us has...

Ensminger Pig Symposium to be hosted for first time in Africa

Pork production is a highly competitive business that requires attention to rapidly changing techniques.  Closely tied to animal production techniques is the name of...

SA Citrus exports close in on 2 million tons

Yet another important milestone has been reached by the South African citrus industry. According to Justin Chadwick, CEO of the Citrus Growers’ Association, citrus...

#WFD2018: Work together for #ZeroHunger

The World Food Day 2018 (WFD), marked each year on 16 October, highlights the need to step up efforts to end hunger as, globally, chronic hunger...

#WNFCapeTown: Sustainability in animal protein production

Important topics in the animal protein industry came under discussion at the 2018 World Nutrition Forum, hosted by Biomin in Cape Town this year....

Seed innovation in Africa celebrated and extended

PANNAR seed recently celebrated its 60th birthday at the Kievitskroon Estate near Pretoria. The opportunity was used to not only celebrate the massive contribution...

#WNFCapeTown: Understanding and reducing antibiotics in farm animals

24 September 2018 – As consumer demand and regulatory scrutiny further restrict the use of antibiotics in farm animals worldwide, new understanding enabled by...

Dairy prices push FAO Food Price Index up in May

Global agricultural food commodity prices rose in May, with dairy prices jumping significantly. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 176.2 points during the month,...

Documentary film explores questions about hunting and conservation

The documentary film by Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau, Trophy explores the complex issues of animal conservation and commodification at a time when endangered...

Getting to know the Polish ag industry

The recent media mission to Poland, organised by the National Support Centre for Agriculture in Poland (Krajowy Ośrodek Wsparcia Rolnictwa-KOWR) kicked off on 7...
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