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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...

ALFA 2019: The real deal!

The ALFA expo, also known as the African Livestock Trade Fair, is celebrating its fourth year and will take place from 17...

Primary animal health care a priority

On 19 June the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC) hosted their Annual Indaba at Pheasant Hill in Pretoria. The theme for this...

Anthrax outbreaks in Lesotho

Following reports of anthrax in Lesotho, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has reported that they are in contact with...

FSA demands strong action by law enforcement re. anthrax

“Free State Agriculture (FSA) has serious concerns about the outbreak of anthrax in Lesotho. This could have catastrophic consequences for the meat...

Zimbabwe’s beef industry stampedes back to life

This article was originally published by African Renewal on www.un.org. Click here to read the original article. Zimbabwe’s beef industry,...

ARC’s international certification successfully renewed

The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) received a renewed certificate of quality from the International Committee on Animal Recording (ICAR). The ARC was awarded the...

Quorum sensing: The future of animal gut health

Disease risks are a fact of life for farmers, ranchers and food animal producers whether they are raising crops, pigs, poultry, fish or shrimp....

Growsafe research looks at climate-smart beef production

AgriOrbit recently spoke to Georgette Pyoos, animal scientist at the Agricultural Research Institute (ARC) about the GrowSafe system and research undertaken using the system. Pyoos...

FMD UPDATE: No new outbreaks

The FMD task team, chaired by Dr Mpho Maja, director of animal health at the department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries (DAFF) met in...