Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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FarmBiz is a unique monthly magazine aimed at agribusinesses and top commercial producers. Enjoy a treasure of knowledge ranging from financial and economic affairs, to production and processing matters in the January 2020 edition of Farmbiz. In this edition we focus on water resource management.

Look forward to articles on:

  • Water resource management.
  • An overview of land reform in 2019.
  • National livestock identification and traceability.
  • The Polish agricultural sector.
  • Unconventional production trends.
  • Old crops that are making a comeback.
  • Invasive alien plants and their impact on wetlands.
  • Accessible biogas solutions.
  • Demand for certified honey.
  • Sustainable seafood.
  • Labour and legal issues.

Get your copy of FarmBiz from your nearest retailer or become a subscriber today! To subscribe phone Beauty Mthombeni on 064 890 6941 or SMS “Subscribe” and your phone number to 064 890 6941 and we will get back to you. The magazine is also available at www.magzter.com.

Weather dampens Polish apple production, but not trade

Due to unfavourable weather conditions early in 2019, such as frost followed by...

Invasive alien plants and their impact on wetlands

Invasive alien plants multiply rapidly once they are established in an area, which increases...

Tobacco farming in Zimbabwe: Profit, problems and solutions

Tobacco is Zimbabwe’s second-biggest foreign currency earner after gold, which accounted for $1,6...

Local nut production continues to grow

South Africa’s diverse climatic conditions are suited to the production of most nuts, including groundnuts...

Farm fare: Get creative with exotic fruit

A variety of exotic fruits have been making their way onto South African shelves...

Young irrigation farmer prospers in the Northern Cape

It took Hilton Megaw by surprise when he was nominated as Agri Northern...

The lowdown on organic vs. inorganic fertilisers

The word fertiliser has its roots in the Latin word fertilis, which means to...

Endulini Fruit: Introducing biological pest control in citrus

Many South African citrus producers export their produce to various countries in Europe. Endulini...

Veld, weeds and fire: The good, the bad and the ugly

A sizeable part of South Africa’s native vegetation has naturally adapted to burn quite...

RSG Landbou: 27 November 2019

Die voorsitter van die Veediefstalvoorkomingsforum, Willie Clack, skop Woensdag se RSG Landbou af....

Local nut production continues to increase

South Africa’s diverse climatic conditions are suited to the production of most nuts, including groundnuts...

Cookhouse citrus industry thrives

There is no doubt that the notion of thriving citrus orchards would have seemed...

The ins and outs of invasive plant management

The use of integrated pest management (IPM) concerning invasive plants is a much...

Latest trends in apple and pear production

South African apple and pear producers and exporters need to take note of...

Salad with sausage and apple

With warmer weather comes more meals with salads. If you have missed having...

The changing face of agricultural education and training

Agricultural education and training (AET) in South Africa are facing several challenges in...

A look inside the SA leather and hide industry

South Africa’s leather industry has come a long way from mainly supplying leather boots...

Invasive alien plants and their impact on water use

Experts warn that in addition to the energy crisis, South Africans face another looming...

Nation in Conversation: Unpacking the agricultural industry

Four years ago, the Nation in Conversation agri talk show series was launched...

Repo rate cuts and the agricultural economy

In July this year the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to cut the repo...

Spier: A sustainable South African winery

CNN International recently visited Spier wine farm, one of the Cape’s oldest estates. Established...

It’s raining nuts in the Karoo

Agriculture in the Eastern Cape normally leans towards various livestock and citrus undertakings....

Biotech crops help producers overcome challenges

South Africa’s biotech crop adoption increased a further 3% in just one year between...

Africa’s top five superfoods

Superfoods have been a buzzword for a few years now and usually refer...

Organic meat production in SA: what you need to know

There is a growing global consumer trend to select and buy organic products,...

Sustaining South African honeybees

The April edition of FarmBiz featured an overview of the threats that bees...

Deciduous fruit: The when and where of SA production

Deciduous fruit refer to the fruit of trees, shrubs and vines that lose...

Moringa, the miracle tree

Moringa has developed an impressive following the last few decades, with disciples praising its...

Undercover farming helps overcome climate change challenges

Climate change involves rising average temperatures and extreme weather events; as global weather patterns...

Starting your very own charcuterie

Bragging that he can make bacon from mutton during a night of revelry...