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Rural crime: Determining the extent of SAPS duties

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Crime is not only crime against a person, but also against the country and the legal order that was...
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Johann Kotzé to head Agri SA

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Agri SA is pleased to announce the appointment of Johann Kotzé as their new chief executive officer. Jaco Minnaar,...

Red meat: Collaboration is the key to success

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes During the 30th Conference and Congress of the Red Meat Abattoir Association (RMAA), a variety of topics were on...
Warthog populations are on the rise throughout South Africa, posing challenges to effective predation management.

Predators and problem animals on South African livestock farms

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes Livestock producers face many challenges, such as predator-related losses. These losses must be kept to a minimum to ensure...

SAMIC announces appointment of executive director

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The South African Meat Industry Company (SAMIC) recently announced that Tom Westphal has been appointed as executive director of...
Livestock being loaded on a vessel for export

South Africa sets sail for the live export trade

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes Despite strong reproval by animal welfare groups such as the National Council of Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty...

Quality and biosecurity ensures successful livestock management

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes The Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (LDARD) recently held a livestock farmer’s day that offered a wealth...
From the left is Francois Mellet, electrical engineer and operations director and Dr Kelvin Kemm, nuclear physicist and Chairperson, both from Stratek Global, Chris Opperman, operating partner at C5 Capital for Africa and the Middle East and Francois Rossouw, CEO of Saai.

New partnership unveiled: Is nuclear the answer to our electricity woes?

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes The Southern African Agri Initiative (Saai) and C5 Capital, an investment firm based in Washington DC specialising in advanced...
A livestock farm with a kraal

Communal livestock farming (Part 5): Marketing your livestock

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes In the last article in our series on communal livestock farming and the protocols and lessons associated with it,...
To save 70 000 jobs and R15 billion in foreign income from citrus exports to the European Union (EU), the South African Citrus Growers’ Association (CGA) has urged the South African government to challenge the EU’s “unscientific and baseless” approach to citrus black spot (CBS).

EU’s “unscientific” approach to blackspot infuriates SA citrus producers

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes To save 70 000 jobs and R15 billion in foreign income from citrus exports to the European Union (EU), the...