An even more global SIMA 2019

With five months to go before its opening day, SIMA is breaking all the records.  SIMA 2019 will take place from 24 February to...

#VideoVet: Identify redwater in cattle

Bovine redwater, or Bovine babesiosis, is an often fatal tickborne disease in cattle. Bovine babesiosis is caused by a small protozoa in the red...

The JSE Diesel Hedge: Protecting you against fluctuating prices

The JSE introduced Diesel Hedge Futures and Options to its range of commodity derivatives in March 2014. Volumes traded since inception, stood at 97...

Tuismeng met die Feedtek-reeks konsentrate

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Word deel van die Santam Landbou kuilvoer-elite in 2019

Die Santam Landbou Nasionale Kuilvoerkompetisie het in 2018 sy vyfde Santam Landbou kuilvoerkoning aangewys. Die soektog het nou weer begin om die 2019 Santam...

Ongemagtigde afwesigheid kan tot ontslag lei

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Veiling: Skep die room van die Noorde

Altesaam 450 funksioneel gesonde reproduserende diere is op aanbod by die 25ste Blouberg-aanteelveiling wat op 31 Januarie 2019 aangebied word. Die veiling word deur...

A strategic approach to blue tick control

Article supplied by Afrivet At least 860 tick species have been identified to date. Several of these species exist in South Africa, but many of...

Drupbesproeiing laat die voordele vloei

Met droogtes en waterskaarste wat toenemend druk op gewasverbouing plaas, word die wyse waarop water deur besproeiing aan plante toegedien word, baie belangrik. Willem...

Feed technology improves feed efficiency

According to projections by the United Nations, the world population will grow to 9,8 billion people by 2050 (Figure 1). The Food and Agriculture...
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