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Throwback Thursday: Agricultural technology and specialisation in acceleration

​The sixties were a prominent time for technological shifts worldwide. Computer technology introduced humanity to a wealth of information that enabled people to specialise and improve virtually every human process. Prominent amongst other technological advancements at that time, was the Senwes silo-building programme which boasts a long history of development and was an indispensable technology at the time that grew Senwes’ popularity nationwide.


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Throwback Thursday: Senwes after 100 years - from good, to better, to best

In the early nighties, the South African agricultural sphere, particularly the grain industry, needed a boost after the Anglo-Boer War. The then Transvaal Parliament adopted the first Cooperative Act in 1908 to make provision for the establishment, registration and control of cooperative agricultural organisations with an unlimited accountability. The scarcity of capital in agriculture was the main reason for this approach.

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Knoffel: Die aroma van sukses

Ons ondersoek knoffelboerdery as ’n moontlike nismark vir Suid-Afrikaanse boere in hierdie uitgawe.

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Die skuif na landboutegnologie

Produsente sal ’n kopskuif moet maak ten opsigte van hul boerderybesigheid met uitdagings wat al hoe meer word en nuwe tegnologiese ontwikkelings tot hul voordeel benut ten einde boerderyaktitwiteite te optimaliseer.

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Hoe om ’n digitale ingesteldheid te ontwikkel in 5 stappe

  • 18 Maart 2019
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Benader 2019 met 'n hernude digitale ingesteldheid wat nie net die deure sal open na ongelooflike geleenthede nie, maar ook jou en jou besigheid aan die voorpunt van landbou in Suid-Afrika sal hou.

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Thoughts from some of the country's most influential livestock farmers

Senwes Group CE Francois Strydom hosted a meeting at the Senwes Head Office in Klerksdorp on Friday, 15 March 2019 with a group of the livestock industry’s most influential producers. Johan Dannhauser, Brian Angus, John Devonport and Gideon Oosthuizen share their impressions following the meeting.

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Throwback Thursday - Senwes in a recreational mood

It took Senwes employees almost forty years to take action and established recreational opportunities in which all staff members could be involved. At first the distance between staff at head office and those stationed at the branches and depots posted a challenge to the integration of recreational activities.

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Rooiligte flikker weens oneffektiewe gewasverdeling

Francois Strydom, Groep HUB van Senwes, sê daar word te veel van sekere gewasse op 'n langtermynbasis in Suid-Afrika geplant. Hierdie oneffektiewe gewasverdeling en veral SA se wisselboubenadering is te lank agterweë gelaat.

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Noordwes Universiteit Presisieboerdery-Kongres 2019

  • 07 Maart 2019
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Na ‘n baie suksesvolle presisieboerdery-kongres in 2016, word nog ‘n unieke Presisieboerdery-kongres op 4 April 2019 deur die Skool vir Landbouwetenskappe by die Noordwes Universiteit se Potchefstroomkampus aangebied wat fokus op volhoubare presisieboerdery.

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Throwback Thursday: A New Vision and strategy for the "turned around" Senwes

The value development strategy, which was actively implemented from 2004, was initially accompanied by uncertainty and instability due to external pressure from investors that prevailed for the sake of optimising the industry, some staff members of the group were laid off, and eventually the staff count was reduced to 1091.

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Meer oor die statutêre heffing op sojabone wat sedert 1 Maart betaalbaar is

Produsente betaal sedert 1 Maart 2019 ‘n heffing van R65 per ton vir sojabone wat verhandel word. Hier verduidelik Gert Heyns, Uitvoerende Hoof van die Suid-Afrikaanse Kultivar en Tegnologie Agentskap (SACTA) hoe die statutêre heffing werk en bestuur sal word.

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