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Farm fare: Grilling cheese on the braai

Grilling cheese on the braai is not only ideal for vegetarians, it also makes an ideal meat replacement. Cheese that holds its form on...

900 dairy products are now being judged

What do you get when you put your five senses, 945 dairy products, 83 dairy producers, a temperature of 18 degrees Celcius and 84...

The ancient history of producing milk

The evidence for dairying was identified in the early 21st century. Milking dairy herds and transforming them into dairy products such as butter, yoghurt,...

Market overview for January 2018

Frikkie Maré, agricultural economist at the University of the Free State (UFS), gives his monthly market overview of agricultural commodity markets. Lees dit in Afrikaans Maize...

SA food producer price inflation up to 1.0% y/y  

The headline food producer price inflation for December 2017 edged up slightly to 1.0% year-on-year (y/y) from 0.9% y/y in the previous month. Similarly,...

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...

Impact of foetal programming on dairy herds

Foetal programming relates to the idea that stress during a critical period of in utero growth can have long term effects on the offspring....

Milk purchasing trends

In the eight years from 2008 to 2016, the production of raw milk in South Africa increased with 20.3%, or a compound annual growth...

New category for SA Dairy champs

The South African Dairy Championships welcomes yet another new category in 2018. Following last year’s addition of a new category for milk and UHT...

Dairy farmers can make money without harming the environment

Reducing their impact on the environment does not mean that South African dairy farmers will suffer financially. They will still be able to maximise...