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GRAIN TRUSTS support sustainability

Part 5: Sasol Agriculture Trust The Sasol Agriculture Trust has built up an impressive array of agricultural research projects since its founding seven years ago, in particular in the grain and oilseed industries. In addition,...

Hoe raak die minimum loon produsente?

Soos algemeen bekend is, het president Cyril Ramaphosa in November 2018 aangekondig dat ’n nuwe Wet op die Nasionale Minimum Loon vanaf 1 Januarie 2019 in werking sou tree. Met die skryf van hierdie...

Safety of farm workers handling pesticides not negotiable

In a country that is often compared to the most advanced farming nations in the world, farm workers are an important component of the agricultural success story. A healthy work force is a valuable...

Students meet leaders in the cereal industry

Students and leaders in the cereal industry recently had a ground-breaking get-to­gether where they could meet and talk to each other, finding possible common ground and even job opportunities. The highly successful Meet and Greet...

Treasury document dominates economic debate in SA

The recent economic policy discourse in South Africa has been dominated by the release of a thought-provoking discussion document by the national Treasury, which highlights key reforms needed for economic growth in South Africa....

Jong leiers bedank Graanakademie tydens reünie

‘n Uiters suksesvolle reünie is onlangs in Pretoria gehou vir alumni van Graan SA se Graanakademie wat sedert die onstaan daarvan sewe jaar gelede dié leierskapskursus suksesvol voltooi het. Die program is ’n vennootskap...

Agri SA-bedryfskamer bepaal fokuspunte

Gedurende ’n onlangse strategiese sessie het die Bedryfskamer van Agri SA verskeie fokuspunte vir die volgende vyf jaar geïdentifiseer. “Die laaste paar jaar het georganiseerde landbou baie gedoen om die produsent op grondvlak teen ongunstige...

Getting quality seed to where it matters

The first and most critical input to ensure a good harvest, comes in the smallest form – that of a seed. No producer in the world, even with the best equipment and inputs, can...

Sorghumdag bied geleentheid vir interaksie

‘n Baie geslaagde inligtingsdag is op 3 Junie vanjaar op mnr Willem Groothof (Graan SA-hoofbestuurslid vir Streek 13) se plaas in die Settlers-omgewing aangebied. Die dag is goed ondersteun deur produsente – wat getuig...

Setting the pace for biotechnology and research

Dr Maneshree Jugmohan-Naidu, whose expertise ranges from genetic diversity of plant pathogens to diagnostics in the health biotechnology sector, is the Director of Agricultural Biotechnology at the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), previously...
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