Video: How do SNP chips predict genetic merit?

SNP chips sound like something from outer space, but hold major benefit for animal selection. In the video below, Dr Alison van Eenennaam from...

Nuwe Vinpro-logo beklemtoon gesamentlike groei

Die Suid-Afrikaanse wynbedryfliggaam, Vinpro, vernuwe sy handelsmerk ter versterking van die organisasie se klem op volhoubare groei. Read it in English. Die handelsmerkvernuwing is Donderdag tydens...

Land expropriation without compensation must be rejected

The land expropriation without compensation issue has been met with a lot of opposing views and   many stakeholders suggest that the issue of no...

New Vinpro logo emphasises sustainable growth

The South African wine industry body, VinPro, has renewed the brand to strengthen its continued emphasis on sustainable growth. Lees dit in Afrikaans. The rebranding was...

Training: False codling moth larvae identification

The false codling moth (FCM) is one of South Africa’s most detrimental agricultural pests, causing substantial damage annually to citrus, peach, nectarine, apple and...

Japanese lamb sales rise as consumer knowledge grows

Consumption of lamb is rising in Japan. Most local farmers are producing more lamb and mutton to meet the rising demand of the meat....

Smaller table grape crop forecasted

Due to the persistent drought in the Western Cape, the South African Table Grape Industry (SATI) has released a lower estimate in the 3rd...

Illovo SA appoints new managing director

Illovo Sugar South Africa (Illovo SA) today announced the appointment of Mamongae Mahlare as Managing Director (MD) with effect from 1 March 2018.   She...

Major trends in South Africa’s agro-food system

We live in a world of constant change. However, one thing that remains a constant is that people must eat every day to meet...

Whitey Basson is nonexecutive director of Clover

Whitey Basson is back in the driving seat months after his exit from Shoprite, accepting an offer to become an independent nonexecutive director of...