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BKB: Vooruitsigte vir veeveilings

more on 18/01/2019 1:42:27 p.m.

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In 18 Januarie se Grootplaas kuier Danie Strauss van BKB in die ateljee om met ons oor die vooruitsigte vir veeveilings in Suid-Afrika te gesels. Ons hoor ook hoe groot is dié maatskappy werklik in die veilingsbedryf. Kyk hier na vorige episodes van Grootplaas

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Grootplaas klim op die byeboerwa

more on 18/01/2019 1:26:55 p.m.

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Danie Strauss van BKB kuier in die ateljee om met ons oor die vooruitsigte vir veeveilings in Suid-Afrika te gesels. Ons fokus ook op die lot van bye-kolonies, wanneer Jan Hendrik Venter van die departement van landbou, bosbou en visserye ons meer vertel oor dié insekte se rol in voedselsekerheid, en deur watter wetgewing hulle […]

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OUTA and WSSA to campaign for an independent water regulator

more on 18/01/2019 12:44:52 p.m.

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It is no secret that the South African water sector is poorly regulated in most areas, nor that water scarcity and increasingly polluted water are significant problems. The water situation in the country has the potential to lead to water induced capital constraints and economic decline and to threaten food security. The Department of Water […]

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Roasting nuts on the open fire

more on 18/01/2019 12:28:46 p.m.

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Pecan nuts can be a very expensive farm fare product, but with good reason. Pecan nut trees take years to produce nuts and harvesting is an arduous process. Click here to read more about the pecan nut industry. Anyone who has ever had to crack open the hard shells of a pecan, will also know […]

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Agro-processing of nuts

more on 18/01/2019 12:25:22 p.m.

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Faced with the current economic realities, farmers worldwide are searching for new options of surviving, as well as expanding their business. One of the many opportunities to grow markets, turnover and profits is by adding value to farm produce through further processing. Two types of processing methods may be performed on raw materials: Primary processing: […]

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UP Food Safety group raises awareness about Listeria

more on 18/01/2019 12:02:38 p.m.

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The listeria outbreak in South Africa in 2017 and 2018 was brought to life on stage as the University of Pretoria’s (UP) postgraduate drama students put on a performance at the recent Science Forum South Africa held at the CSIR in Pretoria. Under the supervision of drama lecturer Bailey Snyman, and in collaboration with the […]

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Volkswagen and Ford partner

more on 18/01/2019 11:52:43 a.m.

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Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company announced the first formal agreements in a broad alliance that positions the companies to boost competitiveness and to better serve customers in an era of rapid change in the industry. Volkswagen CEO Dr, Herbert Diess, and Ford CEO, Jim Hackett, confirmed that the companies intend to develop commercial vans […]

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Vititec vernuwe sy handelsmerk in wynbedryf

more on 18/01/2019 11:38:03 a.m.

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Vititec, die toonaangewende verskaffer van hoë gehalte wingerdplantmateriaal aan die Suid-Afrikaanse wynbedryf, het sy handelsmerk vernuwe om sy erns as volhoubare wynbedryfvennoot te beklemtoon. Die nuwe handelsmerk is op 17 Januarie tydens die jaarlikse Nedbank Vinpro-inligtingsdag by die Kaapstad Internasionale Konferensiesentrum bekendgestel. Vititec, wat voorheen as KWV Plantverbetering bekend was, het in 2018 sy tiende […]

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Video: VKB se landbou-ontwikkelingsdepartement

more on 18/01/2019 11:31:15 a.m.

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VKB se landbou-ontwikkelingsdepartement het einde 2018 ’n inligtingsdag by Rosendal gehou waartydens klem geplaas is op die vennootskappe wat hulle aangaan om ontwikkelingsprojekte te laat slaag. Die doel van die ontwikkelingsprojekte is om opkomende boere in die kommersiële landboubedryf te vestig. Die dag is ook gebruik om die departement se aspersieprojek bekend te stel. Dié […]

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Dít gaan die keuse van kanola-kultivars in 2019 beïnvloed

more on 18/01/2019 11:23:43 a.m.

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Kundiges van die Kanola-werkgroep bespreek die faktore wat die keuse van kanola-kultivars in 2019 gaan beïnvloed. Fisiologiese ontwikkeling Die seisoen bepaal die spoed van fisiologiese ontwikkeling: Die Swartland se gemiddelde aantal dae tot blom per proef het in 2018 van 67 tot 90 dae gewissel. Die Swartland en Suid-Kaap verskil gevolglik ook jaarliks. Wat belangrik […]

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