Tuesday, November 29, 2022

News

John Deere dealers and support staff shine at prestigious awards ceremony 

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The most important key players in the agricultural and construction sectors were invited to partake in the glamorous and prestigious annual awards ceremony hosted by John Deere Middle East...

The 2022 ARC National Beef Performers Awards

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) once again presented its National Beef Performers Awards on 23 November 2022. This was the 44th instalment of the awards, the aim of which...

ARC and Botswana University of Agriculture join forces

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes This week, the Agricultural Research Council signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN) at the ARC head office in Pretoria....

Astral reports sterling set of results, despite challenging conditions

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes Astral Foods Limited (Astral), South Africa’s leading integrated poultry producer, reported a commendable set of results for the year ended 30 September 2022. A number of headwinds faced the...

Hybrid true potatoes: A reality for South Africa

Estimated reading time: 0 minutes South African seed potato producer, RegenZ, and European hybrid potato seed innovator, Solynta, announced a partnership to bring hybrid true potatoes (HTPs) to the South African farming community. The companies...

Editor's Pick

Weeklikse weer met Johan van den Berg

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Onafhanklike weerkundige, Johan van den Berg, gesels elke week op RSG Landbou met Lise Roberts oor weersake. Luister nou...

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Beur teen die winde wat ’n impak op Suid-Afrikaanse landbou het

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Soos wat ons die einde van 2022 nader, het beduidende teenwinde steeds ’n impak op die Suid-Afrikaanse landbousektor. Sommige...

Articles

Soil health in a nutshell

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes Soil is the upper layer of the earth’s crust. It consists of a mixture of mineral particles, organic material,...

Kolostrum: ’n Lewenselikser vir kalwers

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Biesmelk, of kolostrum, is een van die wonderwerke van die natuur. ’n Kalf kom die wêreld in met ‘n...

Abattoir hygiene is crucial for quality

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes This process starts the moment the animals arrive by truck, and includes the way in which they are moved...

Intensifying interest in potato production in Clewer and Kriel

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes At the heart of the district development model lies a commodity mapping approach driven by a feasibility benchmark. Mpumalanga...

’n Berekening van die (werklike) waarde van veeverliese

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Algemene benaderings wat gebruik word om veewaardes te bepaal, sluit die berekening van die markwaarde of die vervangingswaarde in. Nie...

Can you summarily dismiss an employee?

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes South Africa’s labour environment is strictly regulated, and employers must manage labour relations in line with legislation. One myth...

Plaas TV

EWT on rabbit haemorrhagic disease

It has been confirmed that rabbit haemorrhagic disease is causing widespread mortalities of wild hares and domestic rabbits in the Western and Northern Cape provinces. Bonnie Schumann of the Endangered Wildlife Trust gives some...

#kykweervrydag Plaas TV 21 – 25 November

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Hierdie week het Plaas TV weereens vir interessante kykstof gesorg en vandag is #kykweervrydag. Hier is ’n opsomming van dié week se episodes: Landbouprodusente staar daagliks verskeie risiko's in die...

Op reis met Willem en dok Faffa

Willem Kleyn van Elanco en dok Faffa Malan, het omtrent vanjaar die land platgereis om opleiding aan onder andere koöperasies en boere te gee. Die fokus is dieregesondheid, en korrekte praktyke is hier onder...
Palmer amarant

Die Palmer-misbredie

Die Palmer amarant-onkruid word as ’n ernstige bedreiging vir die graanbedryf gesien en is as 'n kategorie-1-onkruid verklaar. Prof Charlie Reinhardt kuier in die Plaas TV-ateljee om oor dié mis-bredie te praat. Kyk dit nou...

Standard Bank oor produsente en risiko’s 

Landbouprodusente staar daagliks verskeie risiko's in die gesig, maar lyk vandag se risiko's anders as in die verlede? Bertie Hamman van Standard Bank werp meer lig op dié onderwerp. Daarna is Prof Frikkie Maré van...

Podcasts

RSG Landbou: 28 November 2022 – geborg deur Elanco Animal Health

Plaaseienaars, asook haas- en konyneienaars, is gewaarsku dat konynbloedingsiekte vir die eerste keer in Suid-Afrika aangemeld is. Alhoewel dit tans net in die Wes- en Noord-Kaap voorkom, versprei dit soos ‘n veldbrand. Op RSG...

RSG Landbou: 24 November 2022 – geborg deur Hygrotech

Probleme met infrastruktuur, verhoogde insetkoste en invoertariewe het ook ‘n impak op die veevoervervaardigersbedryf in Suid-Afrika. AFMA is die liggaam wat hul beywer om te verseker dat die bedryf ten volle funksioneer, werk skep...

Weeklikse weer met Johan van den Berg

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Onafhanklike weerkundige, Johan van den Berg, gesels elke week op RSG Landbou met Lise Roberts oor weersake. Luister nou na hierdie week se weerverslag soos op 24 November 2022....

RSG Landbou: 23 November 2022 – geborg deur Hygrotech

Bertie Hamman van Standard Bank kuier Woensdag in die RSG Landbou-ateljee. Hy gesels oor hedendaagse risiko’s in die Suid-Afrikaanse landboulandskap. Die wenner van die Toyota SA/Agri SA Jongboer van die Jaar is op 17 November...
RSG Landbou, impak, water rights

RSG Landbou: 22 November 2022 – geborg deur Hygrotech

Die Landbounavorsingsraad en ander rolspelers het die besproeiingsontwerp- en gebruikshandleidings hersien. Fanie Vorster vertel vir RSG Landbou-luisteraars in Dinsdag se aflewering van die program watter veranderings aangebring is. Waarskuwings oor die volgende bruinsprinkaanplae is reeds...