Fertasa besin oor impak van COVID

Op 13 April 2022 het Fertasa (Fertilizer Association of Southern Africa) hul jaarlikse kongres aanlyn gehou. Dr Pieter Haumann, voorsitter en hoof- uit­voerende beampte (HUB), het die kongres hartlik verwelkom met ’n paar woorde...

Rolspelers praat prontuit oor brandpunte

Die privaat landbousektor het Suid-Afrika die afgelope paar jaar deur moeilike tye gedra en verseker dat die land se inwoners genoeg kos gehad het, het Agbiz se voorsitter, Francois Strydom, in sy ope­ningsboodskap tydens...

NAMPO gets thumbs up from exhibitors

NAMPO review part 3 NAMPO is one of the biggest highlights on the Grain SA calendar, as well as a cornerstone of the organisation’s sustainability. NAMPO 2022, held in the month of May after a...

Toewyding en waardevolle ondervinding dryf dié span

Die NAMPO-, Bemarking- en Navorsingskoördinering-departement bestaan uit drie afdelings – elk met ’n bekwame span en ’n magdom ondervinding. NAMPO Die handelskou is nie net ’n tradisie op die Graan SA-­kalender nie, maar is ook ’n...

Graan SA en Alfa expo vat hande vir ‘n ekspo soos min

Na breedvoerige gesprekvoering het Graan SA en ALFA reeds in 2019 besluit om hande te vat en ‘n nuwe ekspo op die landboukalender te plaas. COVID-19 het egter dié planne vir twee jaar op...

Load shedding – What is the impact on silo operations?

Producers harvest the sun by utilising this energy to convert rainfall, inputs, and labour with precision and without interruption into valuable starches and oils. Storage operators store the harvest safely by utilising electricity generated...

An investment in SA seed treatment capability

Corteva Agriscience officially opened its Centre for Seed Applied Technologies (CSAT) laboratory in Rosslyn, Pretoria on 5 May. This modern facility is one of only six worldwide and will focus specifically on recipe development...

Is your crop adviser accredited?

By now many people are familiar with the CropLife SA continuous professional development (CPD) programme, especially those producers who have committed themselves to buying from an accredited crop adviser. CropLife SA drives this programme to...

Dr Ntladi has great plans for groundnut breeding in SA

Since his appointment as researcher: Groundnut Breeder at the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) in August last year, Dr Solomon Ntladi has not let the grass grow under his feet. Being previously employed in the private...

Will the SAIF bolster government regulatory functions?

The Strategic Agricultural Input Forum (SAIF) and its members participated in a joint workshop in April 2022, on the topic of public-private partnerships in search of best practices in the regulatory environment. As the driving...

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