Senwes Grainlink Bags Indoor Stand of Excellence award at Nampo

Senwes Grainlink received a Silver Award for its innovative and unique stand at Nampo 2018. The “double decker” stand is what caught the judges’ eyes as they evaluated the exhibitions in the Nampo Hall at Nampo Harvest Day 2018. The stall, described as ‘’innovative and never been done before’’ attracted visitors with its special virtual reality tour of a silo.


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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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How to adopt a digital mindset in 5 steps

  • 18 March 2019
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Approach 2019 with a renewed digital mindset that will not only open the door of endless opportunities for you, but it will keep you and your business at the forefront of agriculture in South Africa.

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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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Warning signs appear with ineffective crop rotation

Senwes Group CE, Francois Strydom says, in South Africa the same crop is planted on a long-term basis. This ineffective crop rotation and South Africa’s approach to diversification of crops has been neglected for too long.

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North West University Precision Farming Congress 2019

  • 07 March 2019
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Following a very successful precision farming congress in 2016, the School of Agricultural Sciences at the North West University, Potchefstroom campus will be hosting another precision farming congress on Thursday, 4 April 2019.

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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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