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Growing demand for meat during coronavirus pandemic

Global players in the meat industry have reportedly made assurances of continuity of production and supplies amid growing consumer demand during the coronavirus onslaught...

Stockfarm subscriber wins big

A Stockfarm subscriber, Thebeyantwa Petrus Hotane, was the winner of the 2019 Rugby World Cup subscription competition that was run by Stockfarm...

Medicinal mushrooms set for a magical future

The market for medicinal mushrooms is set for a magical future, with growth in the next five to seven years expected to match or...

Decline in stock theft numbers over the festive period

In the past few years, the National Stock Theft Prevention Forum (NSTF) confirmed that there was an increase in livestock theft over...

Livestock auction ban hinders the red meat industry

“It is of critical importance that the current situation in the red meat industry normalise as soon as possible in order for...

#AgriMarkets: SA agriculture returns to drought and disease

South Africa’s agricultural sector is having a déjà vu moment when it comes to drought and foot-and-mouth disease. The bad start of...

SA agricultural employment up marginally in Q3, 2019

The Quarterly Labour Force Survey data for the third quarter of 2019 shows that South Africa’s primary agricultural employment jumped by 4,5%...

Amid the grim news, agriculture bears fruit

It has been 25 years since the dawn of democracy and the general mood in the country is pessimistic owing to...

Hinterland National Interbreed Beef Cattle Championship winners at ALFA 2019

The fourth ALFA (African Livestock Trade Fair) took place at the Afridome Showgrounds in Parys from 17 to 19 September. This trade...

ALFA 2019: Full programme available now!

The African Livestock Trade Fair (ALFA) will take place at the Afridome in Parys from 17 to 19 September. This year marks...