Wool market down by 3,3%

The wool market ended lower this week and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator decreased by 3,3%, 736 points, to close at a value of...

BirdLife SA names the #BirdoftheYear2019

BirdLife South Africa has selected the secretarybird, Sagittarius serpentarius, as 2019 Bird of the Year. This charismatic, long-legged, bird of prey has blue-grey feathers...

New natural gas compression station launched

Sustainable energy solutions, technology and management company, NOVO Energy, launched its large-scale Natural Gas Compression (NGC) facility at the Highveld Industrial Park in eMalahleni,...

Giant pumpkin champion crowned in Heidelberg

Jacob du Plessis, from Vyeboom in Villiersdorp, was this year’s champion at the 9th annual Giant Pumpkin Festival in Heidelberg this weekend with his...

UP Natural Hazard Centre celebrates 10 years

The UP Natural Hazard Centre Africa is 10 years old this year.  The centre is the successor to the Aon Benfield Natural Hazard Centre...

Profit, people and the value chain

Journalists and other role-players recently visited Pieter Graaff, the Agricultural Writers’ 2018 farmer of the year, and toured his farms in the Ceres region...

Ebarjonier hou jongram-produksieveiling

Ebarjonier SAVM-stoet het op 6 Maart 2019 hulle tweede jongram-produksieveiling in Potchefstroom gehou. Goeie gemiddelde pryse en 100% verkope is behaal. Veilingsuitslae Hoogste prys ram:...

Farmers and Agri SA show muscle in property values case

Agri SA is elated by the recent judgement of the Land Claims Court which confirms that the Minister of Rural Development and the Valuer-General...

Produsente en Agri SA wys tande in saak oor eiendomswaardes

Agri SA is verheug oor die onlangse uitspraak in die Grondeisehof wat bevestig het dat die minister van landelike ontwikkeling en waardeerder-generaal nie die...

Heuningkrans Merino’s behaal goeie veilingspryse

Eddie en Eduard Prinsloo van Heuningkrans Merino’s het op 8 Maart 2019 hul produksieveiling in Frankfort gehou. Die dag het vlot verloop, met 100%...
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