Friday, July 1, 2022

News

R48,1 million in fodder support for Western Cape drought areas

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Despite the recent rains, large parts of the Western Cape, specifically the Central Karoo, Little Karoo, and the Northern parts of the West Coast, are still experiencing drought conditions. For...

RSG Landbou: 29 Junie 2022 – geborg deur Vleissentraal

In Woensdag se aflewering van RSG Landbou kuier ons in die koudste deel van die land. Dries Pienaar is ‘n Dohne Merino-boer van Collingham in die Stormberge en ons hoor wat sy benadering tot...

Nestlé launches new competition for agripreneurs

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Nestlé East and Southern Africa (ESAR) recently launched the Nestlé Needs Youth (NNY) Agripreneur Competition, in partnership with the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship South Africa. The competition presents an...

Good winter crops await Western Cape

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes The news that the Western Cape has generally received more rain than expected in June has been well-received by the province’s agricultural industry. It is important to note, however, that...

Floods and load shedding: Manufacturing sector confidence drops

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Confidence levels across the manufacturing sector dropped 14 points to 29 in the second quarter (Q2), according to the latest ABSA Manufacturing survey. “After a fairly upbeat set of results...

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Mannheimia haemolytica: ’n Geslepe vyand van beeskuddes

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes As gevolg van beeste se relatiewe ‘korter’ lugweë en beperkte longkapasiteit, is hulle meer vatbaar vir longinfeksies as ander...

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Fertigation brings optimisation

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The word ‘fertigation’ might sound like something from a complicated medical journal. It is, however, an important concept in...

Articles

Adding value to a chicken enterprise

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes They farm with chickens and produce farm chickens. This, in short, sums up the recipe for success of Spif...

Pulpy kidney: The silent killer

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes To find dead sheep in your kraal when they were seemingly healthy the previous day dead in your kraal...

Vhanyai Boran: Breeding functional, fertile cattle through proven genetics

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes A well-educated, humble Boran stud breeder in North West is making his mark in the cattle production industry, despite...

Staatsvergoeding wanneer besmette diere van kant gemaak moet word

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Groot onsekerheid heers tans weer in Suid-Afrika ná die onlangse uitbreking van bek-en-klouseer in Noordwes. Dit bring die hele...

Genetic improvement in commercial and stud herds in Southern Africa

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes In any population, genetic change is driven by the efficiency of selection in the stud populations. Progress in the...

Mooi in die veld, dodelik vir jou vee

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Tulpe is dodelik vir herkouers en kom in feitlik alle veeproduksiegebiede in Suid-Afrika voor. Tulpvergiftiging is na raming vir...

Plaas TV

Boer saam met roofdiere

Die Cape Leopard Trust gaan binnekort 'n reeks werkswinkels aanbied wat sal fokus op holistiese grondbestuur en volhoubare boerdery in harmonie met roofdiere. Dr Chavoux Luyt brei uit hieroor. Dr Johan van Rensburg, van ABE...

#kykweervrydag Plaas TV 20 tot 24 Junie

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes This week #PlaasTV brought viewers more interesting content and this is #flashbackfriday. Below is a recap of the week’s episodes:  The University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Veterinary Science has created...

BKB fokus op lewendehawe

Dr Cobus Oberholser van BKB kuier vandag saam in die Plaas TV-ateljee. Hy gesels onder andere oor hoe die lewendehawebedryf tans daar uitsien. Daarna is Johandi Mentz van Zoetis aan die woord. Sy brei uit...

SAMPRO gesels suiwelsake op Plaas TV

Org Lindeque van Anro Boerdery is onlangs aangewys as Mpumalanga Landbou se Jongboer van die Jaar. Hy voel as jy lief is vir wat jy doen, sal jy nooit 'n dag in jou lewe...

Detecting early heart health issues in horses 

The University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Veterinary Science has created an unique offering for horse owners. A equine cardiology consulting service called EquiCardio. Dr Christina Eberhardt visits us in studio to shed some light...

Podcasts

RSG Landbou, Plaas TV, Jakkalsdans

RSG Landbou: 30 Junie 2022 – geborg deur Vleissentraal

Verskeie faktore dra by tot die huidige onsekerheid in landbou, maar ten spyte daarvan heers daar ‘n wil om volhoubare en veerkragtige voedselstelsels te bou. Dit is ‘n boodskap wat sterk na vore gekom...

RSG Landbou: 29 Junie 2022 – geborg deur Vleissentraal

In Woensdag se aflewering van RSG Landbou kuier ons in die koudste deel van die land. Dries Pienaar is ‘n Dohne Merino-boer van Collingham in die Stormberge en ons hoor wat sy benadering tot...

RSG Landbou: 28 Junie 2022 – geborg deur Vleissentraal

Skaapbrandsiekte is ‘n hoogs aansteeklike velsiekte onder skape en kom veral hierdie tyd van die jaar voor. Dr Louis Boag van Elanco Dieregesondheid gee in Dinsdag se aflewering van RSG Landbou raad oor die...

RSG Landbou: 27 Junie 2022 – geborg deur Vleissentraal

Die Weiveldvereniging van Suidelike Afrika beywer hulle vir die bewaring en navorsing van grasvelde. Die vereniging hou in Julie-maand kongres en dr Francois Deacon verduidelik in Maandag se aflewering van RSG Landbou waarom die...

RSG Landbou: 23 Junie 2022 – geborg deur ABE Biotech

Dr Cobus Oberholster van BKB is eerste aan die woord in Donderdag se aflewering van RSG Landbou. Hy gesels onder andere oor hoe die lewendehawebedryf tans daar uitsien. Hoe lyk die prestasie van suiwelprodukte...