A win-win approach to conflict management

Can you remember the last person you had a fight with? Was it at work or at home? Can you remember what it was about? Have you managed to make peace with them? Are...

Argentynse boeredag – landboutegnologie bekyk

Die Argentynse bewaringslandbou-en-geenbewer­kingsboeredag was ’n geleentheid waar Argentynse landboutegnologie en -toerusting op een punt bymekaargebring is om te wys wat reeds in die Suid-Afrikaanse mark beskikbaar is. Meer as 180 produsente, masjienvervaardigers en navorsers het...

Climate change: Resilience needed in agriculture

There is clear evidence that agriculture in South Africa has evolved to take natural climate variation into account. The changing seasonal weather is such that two consecutive seasons are seldom similar. The response to...

Moving forward from crop protection to agricultural solutions

Agrochemical group BASF aims to grow 1% above the global agricultural market annually and increase its sales by 50% by the end of 2030. Through a strategy of innovation-driven growth in specific markets it...

Quality of grain and oilseed crops – a service offered by SAGL

Grain and oilseed commodities produced in South Africa are processed into food and feed products or exported unprocessed. South Africa has good quality data generated over different seasons and production regions to prove that...

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....
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