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SA poised to become big player in the saffron market

Plans are in place that could see South Africa becoming a significant player...

Elke druppeltjie tel in die Gamtoosvallei

Na goeie reënval en damme wat tot oorlopens toe vol is in baie...
vegetable garden

A new year brings new goals for your vegetable garden

The new year is here and it is time to get the vegetable...

The value of marigolds in your vegetable garden

Have you ever considered growing flowers in your vegetable garden? Growing flowers, especially...
small

Starting small: The secret to a healthy vegetable garden

Before you start growing your vegetable garden, you need to choose the right...
garden

Match your vegetable garden to your time

You have probably been thinking about starting a vegetable garden and growing your...

Volhoubare bosbestuur: Wat sê die wet?

Elke Suid-Afrikaanse burger geniet die grondwetlike reg dat die omgewing tot voordeel van...
Forest management

Forest management: What the law says

Every South African citizen has the constitutional right to have the environment protected...

#Farm Fare: Experiment with the versatility of eggs

Eggs are a high-protein food that is as versatile as it is nutritious....
red meat cooking

Exploring red meat cooking methods among consumers in the Western Cape

The preparation of red meat can involve numerous cooking methods, often classified as...
RSG Landbou

The SA cattle and sheep market – Part 7: Benchmarks

Since our country partakes in imports and exports, South African livestock producers must...
AquAdvantage Salmon

AquAdvantage Salmon: A different kettle of fish

The story of AquAdvantage Salmon is an interesting one. Aquaculture is one of...

The SA cattle and sheep market – Part 6: Producer analysis

The previous five parts of this series focused on the livestock market, which...
farmers, support

Opinion piece: No two farmers are the same – why should their support be?

Most South Africans realise the importance of a prosperous, representative agricultural sector, which...
free-range pig farming, free-range pork

Free-range pig farming: How it differs from intensive systems

Free-range pork, poultry and other livestock products have gained popularity in recent years....
weaner trends

The SA cattle and sheep market – Part 5: Weaner price trends

The first four parts of this series focused on red meat demand and...

The South African cattle and sheep market – Part 4: Beef indicators and trends

The third part of this series focused on the trade indicators and price...
sheep mutton indicators

The South African cattle and sheep market – Part 3: Indicators and trends

In the first two parts of this market series we saw that the...

The South African cattle and sheep market – Part 2: Demand

In the first part of this series we looked at the supply of...

Illegal hunting with dogs: What farmers can do

In many ways awareness is the precursor to change. Illegal hunting with dogs,...
agriculture

The South African cattle and sheep market – Part 1: Supply

Livestock production in South Africa is as old as the hills. The sheep...

South African fresh produce industry: What the experts say

Like many other industries, South Africa’s R100 billion per year fresh produce industry...

Selfregulering bevorder mededingendheid in die graan- en oliesadewaardeketting

Die konsep van bankwese het sy oorsprong uit ’n suksesvolle landbousektor in die...
water

The hidden role of water on the earth

Water is the most precious substance on earth and this fact has been...
buying trends

Investigating the effect of COVID-19 on consumer buying trends

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it, especially for consumers....

Weird and wonderful veggies

Consumers have been spoiled for choice with shelves filled with new weird and...
milk

Milk and microbes: A match made in heaven

Fermented milk has been part of human history for a very long time...

Growing hemp in South Africa: A long road ahead

Nowadays, more attention is being paid to alternative crops and hemp is certainly...

Oxygen types that damage crops in extreme weather conditions

Oxygen is best known as a life-giving gas without which life as we...

Masterplan sweetens sugar industry outlook

South Africa’s sugar industry has weathered many storms in recent years. These include...