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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
  • 283

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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Senwes Equipment skitter tydens John Deere-toekenningsgeleentheid

  • 03 December 2021
  • 493

John Deere is die voorloper in tegnologiese vooruitgang in die land­boubedryf en open ʼn hele nuwe wêreld van presisiemoontlikhede vir boere wat vertroud is met hulle stelsels.

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Blueberry industry the fastest-growing horticultural industry in SA

  • 03 December 2021
  • 383

During their monthly Beanstalk.Global broadcasts, PMA Southern Africa and a panel of experts discuss key aspects of various types of fresh produce grown in South Africa and look into ways of expanding existing markets and entering new ones.

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Gerhard Bruwer is Agri SA se Jongboer van die Jaar

  • 26 November 2021
  • 587

Gerhard Bruwer, ʼn produsent van Douglas in die Noord-Kaap is as die 17de wenner van die gesogte Agri SA se Jongboer van die Jaar-kompetisie aangewys. Bruwer boer met koring, mielies, aartappels en lusern.

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Somber November vir SA tabakbedryf

  • 26 November 2021
  • 390

Onwettige tabakhandel in Suid-Afrika is buite beheer en daar word gevrees dat die begin van die einde van die plaaslike tabakbedryf se totale waardeketting aangebreek het. So lui ʼn verklaring deur die Suid-Afrikaanse tabaktransformasie-alliansie (Satta).

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Agricultural machinery sales the highest since 2014

  • 26 November 2021
  • 392

In October 2021, the tractors sales of 856 units, up by 4% y/y, were the highest monthly volume since October 2014. Meanwhile, the combine harvesters' sales of 45 units, up by 73% y/y, were the highest monthly sale since March 2014.

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Senwes en Agri Securitas slaan saam af vir landelike veiligheid

  • 26 November 2021
  • 421

Die jaarlikse Agri Securitas gholfdag het op Dinsdag, 23 November 2021, plaasgevind met Senwes as ʼn hoofborg van die geleentheid.

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Skrap suikerbelasting vir die behoud van die suikerbedryf

  • 19 November 2021
  • 442

Die meesterplan vir die suikerbedryf sal nie werk voordat die suikerbelasting geskrap word nie, aldus die Suid-Afrikaanse Suikerrietkwekersvereniging.

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MPO herstrukturering lei tot personeelvermindering

  • 19 November 2021
  • 435

In die proses van herstrukturering by die Melkprodusente-organisasie (MPO), was die organisasie genoodsaak om die personeeltal met bykans 60% te verminder.

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Erratic year for commercial mango crop

  • 19 November 2021
  • 451

“I reckon that this year’s commercial mango crop will be 15% lower than last year,” says Pieter Buys, chairperson of the South African Mango Growers’ Association.

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2021 Winners of Agricultural Writers SA Awards

  • 19 November 2021
  • 484

South Africa’s top contributors to agriculture have been recognised at the Agricultural Writers SA Awards 2021. The event, sponsored by Bayer, Santam Agriculture, FNB and Health Squared Agility Agri, gives recognition to the work of those that seek to elevate food security and rural economies.

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Somerson en min neerslae vir November

  • 12 November 2021
  • 522

Die onafhanklike landbouweerkundige, Johan van den Berg, meen dat op die kort termyn min reën oor die grootste deel van die somerreëngebied verwag word, terwyl die kwik tot op 30°C en hoër sal styg.

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Bruin sprinkane | swerms groot bron van kommer

  • 12 November 2021
  • 396

Boere en die breër publiek word gevra om op die uitkyk te wees vir bruin sprinkane nadat die eerste uitbreking vir dié seisoen reeds in die Noord-Kaap aangemeld is.

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The future looks bright for SA kiwifruit industry

  • 12 November 2021
  • 399

The South African kiwifruit industry could experience impressive expansion, as with blueberries, which were stagnant for a long time and expanded greatly as global demand spurred SA farmers to increase their production.

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Nasionale Waterwet | watergebruiksregte kan oorgedra word

  • 12 November 2021
  • 509

Ingevolge die bepalings van die Nasionale Waterwet (Wet 36 van 1998) het waterreghouers nou die reg om watergebruiksregte oor te dra. Gevolglik is dit ook nie verbode of onwettig om handel te dryf in sodanige regte nie.

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Unie waarsku wees waaksaam vir veediefstal oor feestyd

  • 05 November 2021
  • 401

Die TLU SA landbou-unie maan boere om gedurende die komende feesseisoen bykomende maatreëls te tref ten einde veediefstal te voorkom.

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Leierboer Jaco Minnaar glo in landbou se rooskleurige toekoms

  • 05 November 2021
  • 568

Jaco Minnaar, leierboer van die Vrystaat en die nuutverkose president van Agri SA meen die plaaslike landbousektor het ʼn rooskleurige toekoms, ondanks verskeie uitdagings.

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Vuil vuiler Visrivier

  • 05 November 2021
  • 398

Die invloei van onverwerkte riool in die Groot-Visrivier by Cradock draai tans in die hooggeregshof in Makhanda nadat Agri Oos-Kaap ʼn toesighoudende bevel bekom het om dié besoedeling te probeer stuit.

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Johannesburg market | Serious problems due to theft of electricity cables

  • 05 November 2021
  • 365

The Johannesburg fresh produce market is facing serious problems due to the theft of electricity cables earlier in the week. The power has still not been restored.

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Karoo juig na meeste neerslae in Oktober sedert 1996

  • 29 October 2021
  • 480

Net soos C. Louis Leipoldt, meen boere in die Boesmanland en dele van die Karoo dat Oktober inderdaad die mooiste, mooiste maand is. Dit volg nadat onlangse neerslae die beste vir die maand van Oktober was sedert 1996.

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Vooruitsigte baie goed vir nat November

  • 29 October 2021
  • 478

Die vooruitsigte vir reën oor groot dele van die somerreënstreek lyk belowend vir November en die onafhanklike landbouweerkundige, Johan van den Berg, meen die aanplanting van somergewasse kan selfs plek-plek in gedrang wees.

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