Producers grow for gold

Grain SA hosted the second annual Grow for Gold National Yield Competition in Muldersdrift on Thursday 30 September, celebrating 42 producers across 15 categories for outstanding yields achieved with maize, soybean and sunflower crops...

Manufacturers grapple with steel shortages

The South African agricultural sector has not been spared the global trend of steel shortages created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtually without exception, major steelmaking economies around the world struggled to meet the rebound...

OFM NAMPO Park Kersmark – aansoek vir stalletjies nou oop

Graan SA het besluit om vanjaar voort te gaan met reëlings vir sy OFM NAMPO Park Kersmark wat beplan word vanaf 24 – 27 November 2021 op NAMPO Park buite Bothaville. Elke NAMPO-uitstaller wat voel...

PIETER TALJAARD: NEW CEO OF GRAIN SA

Grain SA today announced that Dr Pieter Taljaard is appointed as the organisation’s new CEO. He will take over the reins from Jannie de Villiers from 1 September 2021 following Jannie’s earlier announcement that...

Making an everyday moment a masterpiece

Elliott Erwitt, a French-born American advertising and documentary photographer, known for his candid black and white photos of everyday settings, wrote: ‘To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting...

SA Graan/Grain March 2021

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Wurmplae wat kan pla

Water is ’n lewegewende element waarsonder geen organisme op aarde kan bestaan nie. Wanneer water egter aan sekere temperature gekoppel word, kan dit tot landbouplae lei. Dis alombekend dat weerpatrone plantpeste se voorkoms en...

Grondbone: Dit gaan oor graad en verbruik

18/01/2021 Alhoewel die grondboonmark relatief klein in verhouding met ander grane en oliesade is, is dit ’n besonder komplekse mark. Die verskillende grade en kwaliteit asook die spesifieke aanwending daarvan maak die mark inge­wikkeld. Die verskillende...

Planters wat wérk in die Wes-Kaap

‘n Planter is een van die belangrikste implemente – indien nie dié belang­rikste – op enige saaiplaas, ongeag of die produsent koring, kanola, gars, hawer, mielies of sojabone verbou. As die planter reg werk, is...

Lesse geleer in 2020 en wenke vir die nuwe seisoen

Elke groeiseisoen het sy unieke uitdagings en die 2020-kanolagroeiseisoen was geen uitsondering nie. Ten spyte van al die uitdagings is rekordopbrengsgemiddeldes steeds vir alle areas in die Wes-Kaap behaal. Vanjaar spog die Overberg met ’n...

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