Hinterland, new game farming component for Nampo

Hinterland is excited about the availability of large exhibition areas in the Hinterland Hall (old Senwes Hall) at the Grain SA Nampo Harvest Day.

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Striking up a conversation on agriculture

Nation in Conversation will again be at the NAMPO Harvest Day to discuss topical issues in the agricultural sector. South Africa's top thought leaders will be gathering to be a voice for the producer and his key partners and to encourage and stimulate debate with South African consumers.

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How do I make my hunting rifle more accurate?

I receive many questions about the use of a silencer. Will it really silence the rifle? Does it lessen the recoil?

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Supa-Kill, your preferred choice

Supa-Kill is a natural food source for rodents and therefore it is much more acceptable for rats. The bait is wheat impregnated with the active ingredient. We recommend that the bait is used where there is little or no competition for food, e.g. dog food, rice, corn or bird seed.

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Future Focused on Opportunities - The 4th Industrial Revolution

In an effort to ‘turn down the heat’ of this recent heat wave, by midday I found myself drawing the curtains across the windows through which I normally welcome the sunlight and the fresh green and white palette of my garden filled with iceberg roses out front.

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Know the implications of your 2016 firearm law

South African gun owners are all abuzz about the changes made by the South African Police Services on the 3rd of February 2016, to the Firearms Control Act (Act 60 0f 200).

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Senwes Grainlink: Your business partner in agriculture

Senwes Grainlink is focused on the complete needs of the client. You can now deliver maize with a moisture content of up to 18% and sunflower seeds with a 12% moisture content, with no aeration costs, at your nearest Senwes silo.

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Senwes Grainlink launches a must-have app for all grain stakeholders

Whether you dabble in the SAFEX (South African Futures Exchange) on the JSE, wheeling and dealing in moving grain commodities across the country or, indeed the world, or whether you’re a consumer of grain products, you need to download the new free Senwes Grainlink App.

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How do I make my hunting rifle more accurate?

A client recently asked me how often one should clean one's hunting rifle. A number of people won't agree with what I am going to say now, but it has been proven over and over by Benchrest shots throughout the world - the cleaner your rifle the better you will shoot.

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Look out for the next Senwes Scenario

In the April/May edition of Senwes Scenario we focus on Nampo, the agricultural industry’s biggest annual show, which celebrates its 50 year anniversary this year. We also have a look at the Huntex exhibition and much, much more.

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The fumigation of grain

Senwes Scenario had a chat to the Chief Fumigator in Klerksdorp, Renier Vermaak, in an attempt to learn more about the fumigation of grain.

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Where there's a will there's a way

A journey to a better quality life. After the recent success of Carel Botma's series of articles in a local newspaper, the Veldbrand, we decided to include Botma's articles in the Senwes Scenario.

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Senwes Grainlink provides more assistance to produces

Senwes Grainlink has announced that there will not be an increase in its handling and aeration costs of sunflower seeds and it will accept seeds with a higher moisture content.

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Help Hinterland and Senwes collect water for drought strickened areas

Hinterland and Senwes have kick-started campaigns to collect drinking water to areas that are affected by the current drought.

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How do I make my hunting rifle more accurate?

I don't know if you are aware of the fact that the wearing of hunting/shooting goggles has become compulsory at all SA Hunter shooting ranges and competitions from 1 January 2016.

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Senwes Scenario's new app and website is here

The new agricultural news app, Scenario Magazine, is ready and waiting for your downloads in the various app stores.

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Kroonstad, a precious stone indeed

You really have to mine deep to find a truly valuable precious stone. This relates beautifully to Kroonstad - this area is undoubtedly a precious stone.

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Game keeps the Crous brothers on track

Game is undoubtedly the focal point in the farming operations of the Crous brothers. These driven brothers are Kobus (49), David (47) and Riaan (43). Their success is due to the fact that they have been farming jointly since 1992 and particularly due to a decision 14 years ago, in 2002, to convert to game farming, which they are now reaping the benefits from.

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No Makietie for Mukhithi

From security to a love for farming. But Phillip Mukhithi just goes from strength to strength with all the effort he puts into farming. Phillip is a truly inspirational developing farmer.

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Meet the new Hinterland MD

Senwes Scenario met up with the newly appointed Managing Director of Hinterland, Daan Bronkhorst.

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Interim results with Francois Strydom

Senwes Scenario had a chat to the Senwes Group Chief Executive, Francois Strydom, regarding the interim results.

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Noodfonds vir droogte by R3miljoen

Bydraes vir Senwes en Agri SA se droogterampfonds stroom in en is sterk op pad na R3 miljoen toe.

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Senwes se Nasie in Gesprek toon merkwaardige groei

Nasie in Gesprek het reeds in 2013 begin met die eerste produksies wat by die Nampo Oesdag as Senwes Toekomsfokus Gespreks-forum afgeskop het. ʼn Afrikaanse insetsel is op die Dagbreek-program uitgesaai.

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First Black Miller puts Ventersburg on the map

At first glance when you meet the owner of South Africa’s first wholly black owned milling plant, Xolani Ndzaba, you immediately realise that his success had to have started a while back already.

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Baie diepte op hierdie Vlakplaas

Op die Vlakplaas, die een net buite Hoopstad, boer die Barnards, met Koos Barnard aan die stuur van sake. Soos jy aangery kom, begroet die rye Honey Locust en dennebome jou wat jou reguit na Vlakplaas neem.

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Die huidige droogte gepaardgaande met hoë temperature is een van die ergste natuurrampe die afgelope 20 jaar.

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Bestuur van menslike hulpbronne en die ontwikkeling van nuwe produsente

Landbou moet as ‘n loopbaan vir die opkomende produsente bemark word. Sonder landbou kan ons nie eet nie. As almal hande vat en saamwerk, lê ‘n blink toekoms voor.

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If the rains do not come soon, South Africa and its consumers will face serious difficulties

Special drought aid fund established to help alleviate the plight of farmers and support the agricultural sector to maintain food security

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