Agri News

Komga land reform summit: Uplifting and informative

more on 20/11/2018 8:36:26 a.m.

Feed Image

On 6 and 7 November an exceptional gathering took place at OppiePlaas Haga Haga on Mtwentwe Farm, near the seaside village Haga Haga on the Eastern Cape Wild Coast. It was the Landbouweekblad and Komga Farmers’ Association Land Reform Summit 2018. Transformation initiative The minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries (DAFF), Senzeni Zokwana, addressed delegates, […]

The post Komga land reform summit: Uplifting and informative appeared first on Agriorbit.

To read more click here.

Government rejects new GM drought tolerant maize

more on 20/11/2018 7:41:16 a.m.

Feed Image

The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) recently welcomed the decision of the South African biosafety authorities, rejecting Monsanto’s application for the commercial release of its GM drought tolerant triple stacked maize: MON 87460 x MON 89034 x NK 603. At its meeting on 2 October 2018, the executive council: GMO Act, refused to authorise the […]

The post Government rejects new GM drought tolerant maize appeared first on Agriorbit.

To read more click here.

#AgriMarkets: Positive changes in sunflower seed growing areas

more on 20/11/2018 7:32:32 a.m.

Feed Image

There is still limited activity in the sunflower fields due to lower soil moisture on the back of drier weather conditions in the past couple of weeks. However, the next two weeks could bring positive change as weather charts currently show prospects of 20 to 90 millimetres of rainfall over the sunflower seed growing areas. […]

The post #AgriMarkets: Positive changes in sunflower seed growing areas appeared first on Agriorbit.

To read more click here.

Voerkrale vir volhoubaarheid

more on 20/11/2018 7:16:57 a.m.

Feed Image

Saam met die altyd-groeiende bevolking, moet landboubedrywe ook op hulle tone bly om aanhoudend meer met minder te produseer. Voerkrale speel ‘n baie groot rol in die volhoubare produksie van rooivleis in Suid-Afrika. Gelukkig het ons ‘n vereniging wat na dié bedryf se belange omsien. Dewald Olivier van die Suid-Afrikaanse voerkraalvereniging, kuier in die Grootplaas-ateljee […]

The post Voerkrale vir volhoubaarheid appeared first on Agriorbit.

To read more click here.

Another drop in international dairy product prices

more on 20/11/2018 7:07:58 a.m.

Feed Image

International dairy commodity prices have dipped again as supply continues to outweigh demand. The only commodities to see a lift in price were skim milk powder (SMP) and buttermilk powder, while whole milk powder (WMP) prices fell 2,9%. NZX Dairy Analyst, Amy Castleton isn’t surprised at the drop. “WMP offer volumes were high at this […]

The post Another drop in international dairy product prices appeared first on Agriorbit.

To read more click here.

Daaglikse finansiële verslag: 20 November 2018

more on 20/11/2018 5:00:06 a.m.

Feed Image

Is aandele en markte jou hartklop? Luister dan na Frans en Christelle de Klerk se finansiële verslag op AgriOrbit. As tegniese analiste identifiseer hulle geleenthede en waarskuwings. Vir meer inligting klik hier.

The post Daaglikse finansiële verslag: 20 November 2018 appeared first on Agriorbit.

To read more click here.

Agri Writers SA acknowledges outstanding achievements in agriculture

more on 19/11/2018 2:09:47 p.m.

Feed Image

At a gala event held in Stellenbosch on Friday evening, the Agricultural Writers SA announced the winners of the 2018 National Farmer, New Entrant into Commercial Agriculture and Agriculturist of the Year. The main sponsors of the event are Bayer, Santam Agriculture, Sanlam and Rovic Leers. Annually, Agricultural Writers SA acknowledges outstanding achievements of commercial […]

The post Agri Writers SA acknowledges outstanding achievements in agriculture appeared first on Agriorbit.

To read more click here.

Stroop-ster kuier op die kassie

more on 19/11/2018 1:50:15 p.m.

Feed Image

‘n Wêreldklas tentoonstelling van vee en die bedrywe wat dit ondersteun, het hom weer vanjaar net buite Stellenbosch afgespeel naamlik die gewilde Agri-Expo Livestock. In Grootplaas van 16 November kyk ons na ‘n insetsel om te hoor by rolspelers waarom dit elke jaar so suksesvol is. Daarna kuier Bonné de Bod weer vir ‘n slag […]

The post Stroop-ster kuier op die kassie appeared first on Agriorbit.

To read more click here.

Hoekom is naspeurbaarheid so belangrik in diereproduksie?

more on 19/11/2018 1:12:13 p.m.

Feed Image

Die toenemende plaaslike en internasionale vraag na diereprodukte en geleenthede om diereprodukte uit te voer, het talle lande en veebedrywe aangemoedig om in die ontwikkeling van naspeurbaarheidstelsels te belê. Naspeurbaarheid in diereproduksie is belangrik vir die landbou as ’n geheel. Suid-Afrika het nie agterweë gebly nie en ‘n konsepdokument is onlangs bekendgemaak, sodat vee beter geïdentifiseer en […]

The post Hoekom is naspeurbaarheid so belangrik in diereproduksie? appeared first on Agriorbit.

To read more click here.

Droogtehulp steeds dringend nodig

more on 19/11/2018 1:05:47 p.m.

Feed Image

Die droogtetoestande in die meeste dele van die land het steeds ’n erge impak op die volhoubaarheid van baie plase. Landbouers in die Noord-, Wes-, Oos-Kaap en Limpopo gaan steeds gebuk onder die voortslepende droogte. Read it in English. Agri SA doen opnuut ’n beroep op Suid-Afrikaners om op enige moontlike manier tot Agri SA […]

The post Droogtehulp steeds dringend nodig appeared first on Agriorbit.

To read more click here.