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Sandgrondboere hou inligtingsdag en besin oor versuipskade

  • 11 March 2022
  • 251

Die Sandgrondontwikkelingskomitee (SOK) se jaarlikse inligtingsdag het vanjaar op 4 Maart plaasgevind en het tydens die geleentheid proefresultate in verskillende produksiepraktyke gedeel.

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Nampo 2022 | Program strek oor vyf dae

  • 11 March 2022
  • 297

Terwyl die span van Graan SA wag om terugvoer te kry van die regering oor sy aansoek om die Nampo-oesdag 2022 aan te bied, het die organisasie aangekondig dat dié oesdagprogram vanjaar oor vyf dae sal strek.

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Finance now available for all John Deere construction and mining machinery

  • 11 March 2022
  • 201

John Deere Financial is excited to announce that we have extended our portfolio to include John Deere Construction and Mining equipment.

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SA Suiwelkampioenskappe lok honderde inskrywings

  • 04 March 2022
  • 278

Meer as 900 suiwelprodukte het vanjaar in die 2022 Suid-Afrikaanse Suiwelkampioenskappe, die grootste en oudste suiwelkompetisie in Afrika, meegeding.

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Nat toestande nog lank nie verby nie

  • 04 March 2022
  • 293

Weermodelle dui tans aan dat die La Niña -stelsel nog tot April en selfs Mei verantwoordelik kan wees vir gemiddelde tot bogemiddelde reën oor die somerreëngebied.

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Beplan deeglik om dilemma van duur kunsmis te bestuur

  • 04 March 2022
  • 426

“Ons het nie die luukse om vir twee tot drie jaar oor die dilemma van kunsmispryse te praat nie, ons beleef ʼn krisis en ons moet dadelik tot aksie oorgaan!”

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Senwes once again reaffirms commitment to finance black farmers

  • 04 March 2022
  • 201

After the successful approval of the merger between the Senwes and the Suidwes Group during 2020, Senwes is currently in the second year of three years emanating from the merger approval conditions in terms of which Senwes is required to extent material financial assistance to black farmers.

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SA agricultural exports hit a new record high

  • 25 February 2022
  • 259

South Africa's agriculture, food and beverages exports for 2021 hit a new record high of US$12,4 billion.

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Samewerking die sleutel tot misdaadbekamping

  • 25 February 2022
  • 232

Misdaad soos veediefstal gaan nie ophou nie, maar samewerking kan begin om ʼn verskil in die golf te maak sê Isabel Kruger van die Vrystaatse veediefstalvoorkomingsforum.

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South Africa sends first lemons to China

  • 25 February 2022
  • 258

It was in 2004 when Minister Didiza was in the same position as she is in now, that the first protocol for the shipment of citrus fruit from South Africa to the Peoples Republic of China was signed.

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Agbiz reacts to 2022 budget

  • 25 February 2022
  • 258

Agbiz welcomes the National Treasury’s pragmatic budget at a crucial time of economic reconstruction.

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Noord-Kaap gaan gebuk onder erge sprinkaanplaag

  • 18 February 2022
  • 314

Die onlangse goeie reën in die Noord-Kaap het weer wydverspreide uitbrekings van bruinsprinkane in die provinsie tot gevolg gehad het.

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An uptick in SA consumer food price inflation in January 2022

  • 18 February 2022
  • 271

The data released by Statistics South Africa shows that consumer food price inflation accelerated to 6,2% y/y in January 2022, from 5,9% y/y in the previous month.

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Wagyu-vleisproduksie skiet die hoogte in

  • 18 February 2022
  • 313

Die produksie van Wagyu-vleis het die afgelope jaar met 90% toegeneem.

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Agbiz | Saam kan inklusiewe groei bewerkstellig word

  • 18 February 2022
  • 224

Die Landbousakekamer Agbiz het die onlangse staatsrede aangeprys en is gereed om saam met die regering te werk ten einde inklusiewe groei te bewerkstellig.

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Landboukwessies onder die loep gedurende staatsrede

  • 11 February 2022
  • 380

President Cyril Ramaphosa het op Donderdag, 10 Januarie 2022, sy sesde staatsrede gelewer.

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Asiatiese vrugtevlieg gedy na goeie neerslae

  • 11 February 2022
  • 250

Die goeie neerslae wat die afgelope ruk oor die meeste provinsies uitgesak het bied gunstige toestande vir die voorkoms van die Asiese vrugtevlieg (Bactrocera invadens).

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Oesskatting dui op laer katoenoes ten spyte van rekordpryse

  • 11 February 2022
  • 247

Volgens die eerste oesskatting gaan die katoenoes vanjaar ongeveer 14% laer wees as die vorige seisoen en word die oes op 67 000 bale vesel gereken. Die geraamde aanplantings word op 17 014 hektaar gestel.

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Goeie trekkerverkope in Januarie

  • 11 February 2022
  • 265

Gedurende Januarie vanjaar is 20% meer trekkers verkoop in vergeleke met Januarie verlede jaar.

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Die prys van tamaties styg skerp

  • 04 February 2022
  • 285

Die prys van tamaties het oor die afgelope ruk sodanig gestyg dat die jaar-tot-jaar styging op 41% gerealiseer het.

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Excellent South African plum crop

  • 04 February 2022
  • 330

South African plum growers have reported excellent crop quality this season as the UK marketing campaign looks to inspire consumers to choose their fruit.

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What Ukraine-Russia tension means for SA agriculture and agribusiness

  • 04 February 2022
  • 442

While we have started the year focusing on domestic factors affecting South Africa's agriculture and agribusiness, especially given the recent excessive rains that have worried some farmers, geopolitics factors have now also come to the fore.

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The impact of high 2022 summer rainfall on grain production

  • 04 February 2022
  • 388

This article summarises recent rainfall statistics of the impact of excessive rainfall on summer crop production in the 2021/2022 season.

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Voorgestelde kragpryse te duur vir landboubedryf

Indien Eskom se pryse met die voorgestelde 20,5% verhoog word, sal dit die voorbestaan van talle landbou-ondernemings bedreig.

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Ruvasa | Toestande gunstig vir die uitbreking van slenkdalkoors

Toestande is gunstig vir ʼn uitbreking van slenkdalkoors en boere word gewaarsku om waaksaam te wees vir hierdie en ander veesiektes wat weens baie reën ʼn gevaar vir boere inhou.

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Agbiz supports BUSA’s call to review regulations relating to high cube containers

Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) earlier this week wrote to the Minister of Transport calling for an urgent review of Regulation 224 (b) of the National Road Traffic Act (Act 93 of 1996). Agbiz firmly supports this call.

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Senwes seder val

Mnr. Johan Dique, voormalige Groep Uitvoerende Beampte van Senwes en besigheidstrateeg, is op Maandag 25 Januarie 2022 oorlede.

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Trekkerverkope styg verder in Desember

  • 21 January 2022
  • 319

Trekkerverkope van 660 eenhede in Desember is byna 44% meer as die 460 eenhede wat die vorige Desember verkoop is.

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Beware of the spread of the resistant Palmer amaranth in the summer rainfall region

  • 21 January 2022
  • 411

One of the most aggressive weeds that has ever invaded South Africa, the Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri), has been confirmed on a maize farm in the Potchefstroom district of the North West Province.

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SA consumer food price inflation likely to moderate somewhat in 2022

  • 21 January 2022
  • 321

The data released by Statistics South Africa shows that consumer food price inflation slowed marginally to 5,9% in December 2021 from 6,0% in November.

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Agri SA en affiliasies verwelkom rampverklaring

  • 21 January 2022
  • 355

Die verklaring van die talle oorstromings in die land tot ʼn nasionale ramp word deur Agri SA en sy affiliasies verwelkom.

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The journey towards a thriving continental agrifood system

  • 14 January 2022
  • 319

The year 2021 was one of critical conversations about global agrifood systems – the processes and methods through which farming produces food. Following on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic and a rise in global poverty, 2021 was a year for recovery and an urgent call to transform food systems if the world is to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets by 2030.

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Nog neerslae verwag vir komende week

  • 14 January 2022
  • 339

Die kans op 50 mm reën of selfs meer bly hoog oor die sentrale tot noordoostelike dele van die land en volgens Johan van den Berg, ʼn onafhanklike landbouweerkundige, kan dié vooruitsig tot en met volgende week duur.

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Rolspelers gekant teen regulering van teeltegnieke

  • 14 January 2022
  • 360

ʼn Besluit dat nuwe teeltegnieke aan dieselfde streng regulasies as vir geneties gemodifiseerde organismes (GMO’s) onderwerp gaan word, het hewige reaksie vanuit verskillende oorde binne die landbousektor ontlok.

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Bayer invites global researchers to take part in novel Testing4Ag program

  • 14 January 2022
  • 285

Bayer recently announced the launch of Testing4Ag, a new program which allows research scientists from around the world to submit novel chemistries to Bayer for testing in hopes of identifying potential new modes of action to control fungal diseases, insect pests, or weeds.

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Berries ZA launch first trade-focused campaign in Germany

  • 14 January 2022
  • 282

Berries South Africa, the industry association for South African blueberries, raspberries and blackberries (Berries ZA) are running a B2B promotional campaign on blueberries, targeting key industry players in Germany ahead of Fruit Logistica.

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TLU SA | Laat brandstofprys verlaging by verbruikers uitkom

  • 07 January 2022
  • 351

TLU SA is verheug oor die verlaging van die prys van diesel en petrol wat vroeër die week in werking tree, sê mnr. Henk van de Graaf, TLU SA streeksvoorsitter: Noord en lid van TLU SA se uitvoerende komitee.

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A wet summer ahead | South African Weather Service

  • 07 January 2022
  • 402

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) issued the following Seasonal Climate Watch for the period January to May 2022.

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Sprinkaanplaag bedreig padverkeer in Karoo

  • 07 January 2022
  • 421

Swerms bruinsprinkane beweeg tans oor paaie in die Karoo en kan toenemend ʼn padveiligheidskrisis in die gebied veroorsaak en dr Gerhard Verdoorn, bedryfsbestuurder van CropLife SA, maan motoriste om op hul hoede te wees.

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Waak teen haarwurmuitbrake na goeie neerslae

  • 07 January 2022
  • 553

Die wydverspreide reën en warm toestande wat oor die somerreënvalstreek voorkom, kan lei tot probleme met haarwurm.

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Inskrywings vir SA Suiwelkampioenskap eersdaags ingewag

  • 17 December 2021
  • 429

Is jy ʼn suiwelprodusent wie se produkte in die handel beskikbaar is? Indien wel, inskrywings vir volgende jaar se prestige SA Suiwelkampioenskap word vanaf Maandag, 10 Januarie 2022 ingewag.

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Wagyu wen gesogte beesvleiskompetisie

  • 17 December 2021
  • 441

Net meer as ʼn jaar nadat die Protea Reserve Wagyu Company (PRWC) in Junie 2020 gestig is, is dié maatskappy onlangs as die wenner van die Suid-Afrikaanse Voerkraalvereniging en Alfa-ekspo se gesogte beesvleiskompetisie aangewys.

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Water | Agri SA bied terugblik en verwagtinge

  • 17 December 2021
  • 388

Die landbousektor het gedurende die jaar ʼn aantal opmerklike gebeure ervaar met betrekking tot water. In hierdie opiniestuk bied Janse Rabie, Hoof: Natuurlike Hulpbronne, Agri SA, sy mening oor die gebeure tot op hede. Hy gee ook sy mening oor wat in 2022 verwag kan word.

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Garsoes daal merkbaar na rekordlopie

  • 17 December 2021
  • 369

Dit word gereken dat vanjaar se garsoes sowat die helfte kleiner sal wees as 2020 se rekordoes van 588 000 ton. Die rede hiervoor is kleiner aanplantings en ongunstige weer.

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Rekord uitvoervolumes vir sagtesitrus

  • 10 December 2021
  • 374

Volgens die Sitruskwekwersvereniging van Suid-Afrika oortref die 30,9 miljoen sagtesitrus (in 15kg-kartonne), verlede jaar se uitvoervolume van 26,6 miljoen kartonne. Dit verteenwoordig ʼn groei van 31%.

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Die jongste oor SA se bek-en-klouseer uitbreking

  • 10 December 2021
  • 428

Aldus ʼn verklaring wat deur die Rooivleisprodusente-organisasie (RPO) uitgereik is, bevestig serologiese en kliniese waarneming deur die Direktoraat van Dieregesondheid dat die bek-en-klouseer uitbreking in KwaZulu-Natal voortgaan.

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Agribusiness Confidence Index rebounds in fourth quarter

  • 10 December 2021
  • 371

After a slight retreat to 67 in the third quarter, the Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index (ACI) recovered to 74 points in the final quarter of this year.

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SA witnesses spike in tomato and potato prices

  • 10 December 2021
  • 366

A spike in tomato and potato prices will force South Africans to reach even deeper into their pockets this festive season.

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Toename in hondsdolheidgevalle onder mense

  • 03 December 2021
  • 357

Die aantal gevalle van hondsdolheid onder mense is tans die hoogste wat dit die afgelope vyf jaar was, aldus die Nasionale Instituut vir Oordraagbare Siektes (Nios). Dié toename in getalle word toegeskryf aan ʼn onlangse uitbreking van hondsdolheid onder troeteldiere.

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Groot swerms sprinkane byna daagliks gewaar

  • 03 December 2021
  • 519

In die noordwestelike gedeeltes van die Noord-Kaap, by onder meer Concordia, Springbok, Boesmanland en Pofadder word daar daagliks groot uitbrekings van sowat 400 swerms sprinkane aangemeld.

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