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39 John Deere Trekkers by Agrivan Boerdery

As jy nou hoendervleis op ʼn aartappelplaas wil kry, dan moet jy die gedreun van 39 John Deere trekkers hoor. Dit was wat op Senwes Scenario by Agrivan Boerdery naby Christiana gewag het.


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Throwback Thursday: Senwes Village in the free market system

  • 09 Mei 2019
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The transformation of Senwes as a non- profit-seeking service organisation into a freee market service organisation into a free-market enterprise that had to pursue profits had the following far-reaching consequences for the company:

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Nation in Conversation explores the wheat industry

  • 09 Mei 2019
  • 212

Many people refer to wheat as the staple food of the world. In this episode, leading wheat farmer in the Bloemfontein area, Frikkie van der Merwe takes us through the process of wheat farming. We also visit FG La Pasta, a sophisticated pasta factory in Gauteng.

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It is time for some digital housekeeping

“South Africa is the second most targeted country in the world when it comes to cyber-attacks and has the third highest number of cybercrime victims worldwide. "

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Surviving the winter. What are the challenges?

  • 09 Mei 2019
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Although much has been written about the subject of how to survive the winter, it remains a huge challenge for every producer, the reasons being that feed is probably the largest cost component for the cattle farmer and the fact that no two winter periods are ever the same.

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Throwback Thursday: The 100-year Party

Senwes’s official birthday was celebrated on Friday 15 May 2009 with a big birthday party for Senwes staff. This festive event was complete with birthday cake, colourful balloons and streamers to top it all off. Every Senwes employee had the opportunity to share in this occasion as business managers collected party packs for each of them, which they took home after the main event which was held at head office.

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Kroonstadtak kry spesiale besoekers vanuit Namibië

Op Dinsdag, 30 April 2019 het die personeel by Senwes Equipment in Kroonstad spesiale besoekers van ons noordwestelike bure, Namibië ontvang.

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Nat, natter, natste… Reën bring moed

Senwesgebied ontvang meeste reënval in April in 104 jaar - 188.7 mm. “Dis reen dis wind dis water en die son kom eers weer later,” het Danie Niehaus gesing. En vir produsente in die Senwes-gebied was dit omtrent dieselfde geval die afgelope amper 4 en ‘n half weke van April 2019.

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Nasie in Gesprek fokus op sitrus

Die Suid-Afrikaanse sitrusindustrie het die afgelope paar jare ‘n groot omdraai beleef en Nasie in Gesprek kyk die week na hoe dié industrie dit bewerkstellig het. Ons kuier in Limpopo, in die Letsitele-streek en lê besoek af by Du Roi, die grootste sitruskwekery in Suidelike Afrika.

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Throwback Thursday: Senwes and the client/shareholder

The client as producer and/or shareholder in the Senwes company is an indispensable link in the existence, achievements and level of service rendering of the company. In 1909, when the current company stood in its child’s shoes, the number of members was a much greater indicator of the performance and growth of the company than in the years after 1937, when the company still had to be built and producers recruited to be clients and providers of grain.

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Senwes weer deel van Nampo Oesdag

Die langverwagte Nampo Oesdag vind vanjaar plaas vanaf 14 - 17 Mei by Nampo Park naby Bothaville en, soos op dag een van die gebeurtenis, 53 jaar gelede, sal Senwes deel wees van die aksie. Graan SA, organiseerder van dié groot gebeurtenis op die land se landboukalender, hoop om verlede jaar se rekordbywoningsyfer van 82 817 te verbeter!

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Nasie in Gesprek gaan lewendig dié week

Dis baie lewendig hierdie week by Nasie in Gesprek. Dit is omdat ons die lewendehawebedryf bespreek wat ‘n baie groot deel van ons voedselinname uitmaak. En in die vierde episode van die nuwe reeks van Nasie in Gesprek wat Donderdag, 25 April om 18:00 op kykNET uitgesaai word, kyk ons ‘n bietjie nader na hierdie interessante bedryf.

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Senwes steeds met trots deel van Agri SA Droogterampfonds

Agri SA se gholfdag ten bate van die Agri SA Droogterampfonds het op Dinsdag, 16 April 2019 by die Woodhill Golf Estate plaasgevind. Op die dag is Senwes deur manne van Senwes Credit en Senwes Equipment verteenwoordig.

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Throwback Thursday: The logo of 2008/2009. Senwes transforms anew

As a commitment of the company to good relationships with people, the logo of the company was used regularly as an emphasis to formulate annual marketing slogans (also called campaign or advertising themes), for example “Senwes says thank you” and “Senwes gives/ploughs back”.

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Herfs, oestyd en Nampo

Herfs is ’n baie besondere tyd in die natuur. Die hoofkenmerke van herfs is dat die seisoenkurwe sy hoogtepunt en draaipunt bereik het. Dit is ook die teken dat die produsent moet begin regmaak vir oestyd en die nodige voorbereiding en beplanning moet doen.

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Moeilik om te skil, maar vol smaak in episode 3 van Nasie in Gesprek

  • 18 April 2019
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Bekend vir die feit dat jy 'n traan pik terwyl jy dit kap of skil, is uie perfek om smaak aan enige gereg te voeg. Episode 3 kyk na uieboerdery.

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In die volgende Senwes Scenario Oestyd-uitgawe

  • 11 April 2019
  • 286

Kan julle glo, dit is alweer tyd vir Oestyd wat op hande is, en indien jy ‘n intekenaar van die gratis Senwes Scenario is, is die April-Mei uitgawe reeds in die pos oppad na jou. Indien nie, kry dit eersdaags by jou naaste Senwes Grainlink Silo of Hinterlandtak.

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Rosyntjies is op die voorgrond tydens die tweede episode

  • 11 April 2019
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Terwyl hulle wel soos ou druiwe met plooie mag lyk is rosyntjies ongelooflik gesonde en voedsame peuselhappies. Hulle is nie net ‘n heerlike dekadent nie, maar ook propvol heilsaamheid. Donderdag, 11 April om 18:00 op kykNET sit kykers in die heel voorste ry om meer hieroor uit te vind.

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Bastion proud sponsor of the NWU Precision Farming Congress

  • 11 April 2019
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Bastion was one of several sponsors of the recently held Precision Farming Congress, hosted by North West University on 6 April 2019.

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Throwback Thursday: From pioneering board to centenary board

The Senwes Board of Directors has played a prominent role in the forming and expansion of the enterprise since 1909 to date.

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Throwback Thursday: The meaning of the lyrics in My Land

South Africa’s vernacular and foreign languages are used as a metaphor to illustrate the initial hardship and cultural difference of our people evolving into “one tongue” where everybody lives and works together as one.

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Splinternuwe nasie in gesprek skop af met ‘n stapel- en styselgeur

Die opwindende 2019 Nasie in Gesprek-reeks skop reeds vandag, 4 April 2019 om 18:00 af met die openingsprogram wat op die mielie- en spesifiek die styselbedryf fokus.

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Kynoch kondig die aankoop van Sidi Parani aan

  • 29 Maart 2019
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Gauteng, Suid-Afrika: Kynoch Kunsmis, ‘n afdeling van Farmisco (Edms.) Bpk. en ‘n toonaangewende plantvoeding produsent en verspreider, het op 26 Februarie toestemming van die Kompetisie Kommissie ontvang vir die suksesvolle verkryging van die oorblywende 51% in Sidi Parani. Kynoch (deur middel van die houermaatskappy, EIHL) is nou ‘n 100% aandeelhouer in Sidi Parani.

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Wees bewus van dié verskillende larwes

Na die uitbraak van die Afrika-kommandowurm binne die Senwes-gebied hierdie week bevestig is, het ons gaan kers opsteek by Dr Annemie Erasmus, Senior Navorser (Entomologie) by die Landbounavorsingsraad (LNR) Graangewasse in Potchefstroom.

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Die hart van Hartbeesfontein

  • 29 Maart 2019
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Elke dorp of stad het ’n hartklop, en by Hartbeesfontein is een van die polsende kloppe verseker Hartbeesfontein Veiligheid.

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Throwback Thursday: The founding of NAMPO

The founding of the National Maize Producers’ Organisation (NAMPO) in 1980 was preceded by an intense maize struggle that started in 1962. The maize board was accused of excessive marketing cost and poor organisation, because there was a maize shortage in the sixties, but the farmers were indeed sitting with great surpluses.

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Die seisoen se tweede oesskatting

  • 27 Maart 2019
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Die Nasionale Oesskattingskomitee het gister die seisoen se tweede skatting bekend gemaak.

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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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Sit die oes vinniger in jou sak met die raad van Ferdie Pieterse

Senwes Scenario het by Ferdie Pieterse, Uitvoerende Bestuurder van Senwes Equipment, gaan aanklop om te hoor wat Senwes Equipment, nou dat dit stiller word op die plaas, produsente kan bied.

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Francois Strydom verduidelik die rasionaal agter die uitbreiding van die "Vir die Boere"-veldtog

"Elke Suid-Afrikaner, al 57,5 miljoen, is eintlik direksielede van Suid-Afrika geïnkorporeerd en my vraag aan elkeen is: wat is jou strategiese plan om die maatskappy waarvoor jy verantwoordelik is, naamlik Suid-Afrika, vorentoe te vat?" sê Francois Strydom Senwes Groep HUB.

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Veldtog fokus op belang van die gebruik van Suid-Afrikaanse kommoditeite

"Hierdie veldtog is 'n praktiese manier om vir die verbruiker die prentjie te skets van hoekom dit beter is om plaaslik vervaardigde produkte te koop eerder as ingevoerde produkte. Plaaslike produkte het die hele waardeketting agter die produk wat werksgeleenthede en waardeskepping in SA ontsluit," sê Senwes Groep HUB, Francois Strydom.

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Senwes se "Vir die boere"-veldtog uitgebrei

  • 28 Februarie 2019
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Senwes het op 1 Februarie 2019 gehoor gegee aan Agri SA se oproep om "die boere se probleme weg te braai" deur 'n sosiale media oproep te maak dat die leier landboumaatskappy se personeel op die maatskappy se perseel moet braai.

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