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Weeks of disruption sparked by the gilets jaunes (yellow vests) anti-fuel tax movement, have apparently led to a downturn in sales. Protests in France...

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African swine fever (ASF) is the most worrying of the virus diseases at present, writes management expert John Gadd. Due to mandatory restrictions on...

The Chinese intensive sheep production revolution

Sheep, and specifically meat sheep production, is one of the livestock branches identified by the Chinese government as a means to alleviate poverty in...

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Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats facing us today. Without effective antibiotics, many routine treatments will become increasingly dangerous. Setting broken bones,...

First identification of blueberry bud mite in SA

The blueberry bud mite Acalitus vaccinii (Acari: Eriophyidae) was discovered in Mpumalanga, which is the first time it has been found in South Africa....

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Die Nasionale Landboujeugvereniging het pas sy 19de algemene jaarvergadering afgehandel. Op die vergadering is teruggekyk op ’n baie goeie 2018. “Ons het werklik ’n...

Wees só voorbereid vir misdaad in die feesseisoen

Dit is ’n gegewe dat ernstige geweldsmisdade, wat plaasaanvalle en eiendomsverwante misdade insluit, geneig is om tydens die feesseisoen toe te neem. Daarom is...

How to be prepared for crime over the festive season

Given the fact that serious violent crimes, including farm attacks and property-related crimes, tend to increase during the festive season, it is now more...

SA and Namibian grapes leave for Europe

During the weekend ending 1 December 2018, grapes destined for the European pre-Christmas market left Cape Town harbour. There were two container ships from...

Court judgement in favour of SAVA

In a judgement handed down on 5 December 2018, the Constitutional Court ruled in favour of the South African Veterinary Association. The matter before the...
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