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Time to put the antibiotic shotgun away

If the livestock sector is to play the pivotal role it can, and should, in sustainable and safe, global food production, antibiotics must return...

Tinder for cattle matches livestock in the mood for love

A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle. Tudder, a word that plays on a mix of the dating...

Eastern Cape farmers’ resilience tested

Agri Eastern Cape president, Doug Stern, has called on the province’s farmers to stay on their land despite facing the triple financial threat of...

VIDEO: All about wool

Wool is a fibre with endless potential. Natural, renewable and biodegradable, wool enhances our lives in so many ways. Fashion, sports and outdoor wear,...

SA goat breeds suit the Zimbabwean landscape

Pathisani Ncube has a wholly indigenous flock of 15 goats that he rears on a 90ha farm in Inyathi, 70km north of Bulawayo. Kalahari...

Innovation showcased at SIMA 2019

In keeping with its theme of Innovation for Competitive Agriculture SIMA will be showcasing two spaces offering centre stage to 34 young companies and...

Lessons from Namibia on curbing the spread of FMD

This article was originally published on The Coversation.com. Click here to read the original article. South Africa is in the middle of a foot-and-mouth...

Uncertainty about rainfall remains high

In his latest newsletter on climate and agricultural conditions, Johan van den Berg of Santam Agriculture says the far western and south-western parts of...

Canada confirms distinct Bovine TB strain

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency, investigating bovine tuberculosis (bTB) on a farm in British Columbia have confirmed that the strain is different from any...

Drug resistance in animal farming a fight against urban elites

This article was originally published on The Conversation.com. Click here to read the original article. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) could be one of the biggest...