Farm life

From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Pomegranate and sparkling wine punch

Pomegranates are in season from December to February in South Africa, giving you a convenient excuse to use this farm fare product in anything...

Pavlova for Christmas dessert

Pavlova is an ideal Christmas dessert for the South African summer. It is fresh and light and makes use of seasonal fruit that looks...

Holistic management is what we need

Sarah Savory is the daughter of Zimbabwean ecologist and advocate of holistic management, Allan Savory. She lives and works in Zimbabwe and is a...

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...

Veediefstal: Bring nou jou kant

Die Nasionale Veediefstalvoorkomingsforum versoek dat alle rolspelers in die rooivleisbedryf dringend ’n aktiewe rol in die voorkoming van veediefstal begin speel. Die algemene publiek...

Mega-oskompetisie skep bande met liefdadigheid

Die Cape Gate Mega-oskompetisie by ALFA 2018 was op soek na die os wat bo alle ander osse uitstaan. Die ALFA 2018 Cape Gate...

Constantia restaurant gains international acclaim

Renowned for its fusion of Asian and French Cuisine, La Colombe was recognised as one of the top ten fine dining restaurants in the...

Farm fare: Banana and sorghum bread

Add an even more South African twist to banana bread, a much-loved local favourite, by adding sorghum meal. Sorghum meal, also known as mabele,...

Study explores the bitter taste of honeybush tea

What makes some cups of honeybush tea taste bitter and others not? This is the topic explored by Lara Alexander as part of her PhD...
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Summer crop estimate revised higher

The revised area estimate and second production forecast of summer crops was recently released by the Crop Estimates Committee (CEC). Lees dit in Afrikaans.  Commercial maize...

Ruvasa brei aanlyn-sertifiseringstelsel uit

Ruvasa het hul bestaande aanlyn-sertifiseringstelsel uitgebrei. Prof Dietmar Holm, voorsitter van Ruvasa verduidelik aan RSG Landbou-luisteraars meer oor wat dit behels. Luister nou na...

Somergewas-oesskatting nog hoër

Die hersiene oppervlakte- en tweede produksieskatting vir somergewasse vir die 2019-produksieseisoen is pas deur die Nasionale Oesskattingskomitee vrygestel. Read it in English. Kommersiële mielies Die grootte...