Tuesday, July 23, 2019

FarmBiz is a unique monthly magazine aimed at agribusinesses and top farmers.

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FarmBiz is a unique monthly magazine aimed at agribusinesses and top farmers. Once again enjoy a treasure of knowledge in the July 2019 edition of FarmBiz. In this edition we look at labour trends and mechanisation.

Look forward to articles on:

  • Climate change demands response.
  • The importance of a go-kit during fires.
  • Tips to survive a CCMA case.
  • Legal aspects regarding water and electricity supply for farm dwellers.
  • Gaining access to the Chinese market.
  • The economic calm before the storm …
  • Undercover farming can combat climate challenges.
  • Organic meat production in SA.
  • Application technology for plant protection products.
  • Sustaining South Africa’s honeybees.

Also look forward to various topics in the FarmLink section which includes a project to reduce food waste, cold chain management and the world’s first truly seedless lemon. You can also learn more about nose-to-tail based cooking in the Farm Fare section.

Keep an eye out for the magazine in selected retail stores. FarmBiz is also available on a monthly subscription basis, contact Beauty Mthombeni on 064 890 6941 or beauty@plaasmedia.co.za. Or SMS “Subscribe” and your phone number to 064 890 6941 and we will phone you back.

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The low-down on metals and other elements in foodstuffs

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Certified organic, pasture-based, poultry production

The Ferreira family of Moedskepvlakte farm near Kirkwood, in the Eastern Cape’s Sundays River...

Lamb – healthy and delicious

Although red meat has been on the proverbial chopping block a few times for...

Market segmentation of edible vegetable oils

There are many types of vegetable oils suitable for human consumption. These oils are...

The buzz about bees

The world is abuzz with talk about bees. It is virtually impossible to scroll...

Growing spineless cactus pear as livestock feed source

The University of the Free State (UFS) is promoting sun-dried spineless cactus pear (Opuntia...

Pig out with versatile pork

Pork is a healthy, versatile and very affordable meat. Pork recently had a bit...

Wine grapes: Different cultivars and products

Wine is an alcoholic beverage produced through the fermentation of grapes or fruit. It...

Value adding gives pork production wings

Last year’s listeriosis outbreak was a clear demonstration to the owners of Mockford...

Niche farming in South Africa: A short overview

In this article looks at niche markets in the agricultural industry. We...

An introduction to heirloom vegetables

You have probably heard of heirloom or heritage vegetables. You might also have noticed...

Food preservation through the ages

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#WorldHungerDay: Is zero hunger by 2030 achievable?

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Agro-processing of condiments and seasonings

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Toedieningstegnologie by plantbeskermingsprodukte

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Agro-processing of oilseeds

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Diversification sees marginal farmland thriving

A diversified farming operation has increased its yield per hectare and reduced its risk, despite...

Agro-processing of maize

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Agro-processing of wheat

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Agro-processing of poultry

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Agro-processing of root crops – part 2

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Top 5 threats in the food chain

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The impact of mining on agricultural land

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An overview of global aquaculture

Fish farming is the fastest growing food production sector globally. Global terrestrial meat and aquaculture...

Reviving primary agriculture: Turning a dream into reality

It is scorching hot outside and the air conditioners on the eighth floor of the...

Agro-processing of beer

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Agro-processing of field crops

Faced with current economic realities, farmers worldwide are searching for new options of surviving as...