Monday, September 16, 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 September 2019 edition of Farmbiz. In this edition we look at financing.

Look forward to articles on:

  • Tobacco farming in Zimbabwe.
  • Agricultural policy monitoring.
  • Job creation in the blueberry industry.
  • Organic fertilisers vs inorganic fertilisers.
  • Nut production in South Africa.
  • Green energy is gaining momentum.
  • Insect production for protein.
  • And much more!

 

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.

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...

The low-down on metals and other elements in foodstuffs

On 15 June 2018, new regulations were published in the Government Gazette regarding...

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

Food preservation has played an important role in the survival of humanity. It is...
Basket full of vegetables

#WorldHungerDay: Is zero hunger by 2030 achievable?

On 28 May World Hunger Day is celebrated globally and is an initiative...

Agro-processing of condiments and seasonings

A condiment is defined as a spice, sauce, or other preparation added to...
toedieningstegnologie

Toedieningstegnologie by plantbeskermingsprodukte

Wanneer mens praat van toedieningstegnologie in die konteks van gewasbeskermingsprodukte, is daar twee...

Agro-processing of oilseeds

Faced with current economic realities, farmers worldwide are investigating new ways of surviving, as...

Diversification sees marginal farmland thriving

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

Agro-processing of maize

Most value-added food products available to consumers have been processed in one way or...

Agro-processing of wheat

Faced with the current economic realities, farmers worldwide are investigating new ways of surviving, as well as...
poultry, bowl, vegetables, soup

Agro-processing of poultry

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

Agro-processing of root crops – part 2

Without the aid of food processing, we would not have the convenience of the large...