Hinterland nasionale interraskampioenskappe @ ALFA 2017

Een van die grootste hoogtepunte van ALFA 2017 was die Hinterland nasionale vleisbees-interraskampioenskap. Hinterland het vanjaar hierdie naamborgskap op luisterryke wyse omarm en was...

ALFA 2017 ‘n vee-ekspo soos min!

Ongeveer 4500 veeboere en ander belangstellendes het van 12 tot 14 September by die Afridome in Parys saamgetrek vir ALFA 2017. ALFA is vanjaar...

Solutions for fruit exporters’ pesticide residue headaches

At 2,7 million tonnes per year, South Africa is the largest fresh fruit exporter by volume in the southern hemisphere. The European Union (EU)...

Local long-legged bees adapt to pollinate snapdragon flowers

New research from Stellenbosch University (SU) in South Africa shows that, in an extraordinary case of adaptation, the disproportionately long front legs of South...

Duurste Dormer-ooi nóg verkoop

Op 12 Augustus 2017 het Schalk en Anelle Hugo, eienaars van Hugo Dormers, hul produksieveiling by die Kroon Boma in Kroonstad aangebied. ‘n Totaal...

SA food inflation falls to lowest level in 21 months   

Food inflation decelerated to 5.7% year-on-year (y/y) in August 2017, from 6.8% y/y in the previous month. These are the lowest levels since November...

Molatek kleinvee-interraskampioenskappe

Top kleinvee is tydens ALFA 2017 beoordeel in die Molatek kleinvee-interraskampioenskappe. Volgens een van die beoordelaars, Jan de Jong, was die diere van top...

Automatic laser technology deters birds from crops

Birds and damage in grain breeding trials are synonymous, and each breeder will have his or her unique way to tackle it. Some will...

Low-skilled labour plan could boost farm labour

Industrial research and development engineering company, Greville Wood Developments (GWD) is awaiting funding to re-create a 1986 manufacturing proof study and farming plan, called...

Australian Superfine Wool Growers adopt Animal Welfare Policy

The Australian Superfine Wool Growers Association adopted an Animal Welfare Policy at its council meeting on 11 August. Presented by Danny Picker, president the...
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