New technologies create new opportunities in agriculture

To meet the growing global demand for food, fuel and fibre, farmers must produce more with less, says Adam Olivier, FieldNET service manager for...

Ongemagtigde afwesigheid kan tot ontslag lei

Boere word dikwels gekonfronteer met ’n situasie waar plaaswerkers afwesig is sonder enige aanduiding van waar hulle hulself bevind. Dit het ’n reuse impak...

Red lice in sheep: A cause of poor wool production and...

Article supplied by Afrivet Red lice (Bovicola ovis) are a parasitic problem in sheep that can cause damage to wool quality and quantity if left...

Mertech Cable & Wire: From cattle kraals to hail nets

Mertech Cable & Wire is a specialist supplier of a range of products that can withstand extreme conditions and meet specific criteria, especially in...

Aandag: Beyond Beef Wagyu-produksieveiling

Maak seker dat jy nie die Beyond Beef Wagyu-produksieveiling op 22 Februarie 2019 om 11:00 by die Royal Auction Centre in Frankfort misloop nie. Kom...

Put the Cat S61 smartphone on your Xmas wishlist

Cat® S61 , the new flagship smartphone from Cat® phones, was launched in July this year. The successor to the multi award winning Cat...

Progressive discipline needed in the workplace

The relationship between an employer and employee is based on mutual benefits and respect. Clear rules and guidelines ensure that friction and misunderstandings are...

Different types of leave

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act 75 of 1997, i.e. BCEA) provides general conditions of employment for all employees. These include leave,...

In die veld saam met OVK/CMW

Die OVK-groep streef deurentyd na die uitbreiding en verbetering van sy dienste, is goed gediversifiseer met werksaamhede in verskeie landbougebiede, en lewer ’n wye...

Dieregesondheid is die spil waarom ‘n boerdery draai

“Dieregesondheid is vir my die spilpunt waarom EDE Farming draai, want ’n gesonde koei maak ’n gesonde kalf groot en ’n gesonde vers, wat...
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Goat meat excels, but supply remains limited

Due to its health value and excellent taste, goat meat has become more popular among consumers over the past few years, and goat farmers...

Daaglikse finansiële verslag: 20 Februarie 2019

Is aandele en markte jou hartklop? Luister dan na Frans en Christelle de Klerk se finansiële verslag op AgriOrbit. As tegniese analiste identifiseer hulle...

South Africa’s peanut plantings lowest in 83 years

Wandile Sihlobo, agricultural economist at Agribusiness Research at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz), comments on the state of peanut plantings in South Africa. Although...