Transformations and success take over – Farm TV covers it all

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This week Farm TV brought viewers some exciting news and interesting content. #flashbackfriday recaps some of this week’s episodes:

  • With the disbursement of transformation funding this month, the sugar industry has met its objective of investing more than R1 billion in transformation funding over the past five years. Dr Thomas Funke, the CEO of SA Canegrowers, is here to tell us more.
  • Die 2024 Tarkastad-skou is op ons voorstoep. Hendrik Schoeman, die ondervoorsitter van dié skou, vertel ons nou meer.
  • Die Swellendam-landbouskou word vanjaar van 29 Februarie tot 3 Maart in Swellendam aangebied en is beslis ‘n hoogtepunt op die landboukalender. Suzaan Smit vertel ons meer.
  • A research team has been traveling through the country to try and find three grass species that could be significant in long-term efforts to alleviate expected adverse climatological conditions due to climate change. Dr Rose Marks and Dr Llewelyn van der Pas elaborates on this.

Read more about laast week’s inserts here.

  • Various stakeholders, including government executives and officials, policymakers and researchers recently gathered at ARC Roodeplaat for the first of its kind research conference hosted by the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) and the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD), with the aim of putting agricultural research in the spotlight. Plaas TV spoke to a few of these role-players during the conference.
  • Industry leaders, farmers, and other role-players recently gathered at Potatoes SA’s 7th Transformation Symposium and gala dinner to discuss opportunities and challenges in the sector. Plaas TV also attended this event.

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Plaas TV/Farm TV was launched in June 2020 and provides top quality and factually correct agricultural news and content. Click on the link above to see all of Plaas TV’s content from the two years. From agricultural programs to the history of pinotage wine, Plaas TV covers all corners of the agricultural sector.

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