Farmer’s Weekly - Volume 2016, Issue 16001, 2016
Volume 2016, Issue 16001, 2016
Source: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 1 –12 (2016)More Less
Time for pragmatic leadership
Aanvaar die uitdaging!/Accept the challenge!
Hoe moet landbouers 2016 benader?
Staat se voogdyskap van natuurlike hulpbronne - hoe raak dit landbou?
Bethulie farmers ploughing back into their community
Tomatoes and timeless grace
Farmers open their farm gates and hearts
Source: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 15 –21 (2016)More Less
Zuma's shuffle sends rand down, down - and up
Northern Cape soon to be declared official disaster area
Reducing poverty by developing agriculture - lessons from China
Veterans show their worth
Agri sector to drive industrialisation in Eastern Cape
US beer drinkers sue InBev over SABMiller takeover
Bullish market for wool
SA forestry hopes 'sanity prevails' on minimum wage
Climate change threatens olive farming in Tunisia
Fertiliser company acquisition to boost Zambian farming
Wage woes for UK strawberry farmers
SA Canegrowers accused of failing on transformation
Farmers warned of livestock theft over festive season
Fruit exports doing well despite economic slump
South African winemaker crowned world's best
Top honours for Tru-Cape
Author Marlise ScheepersSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 22 –29 (2016)More Less
Many farmers were affected in 2015 by the worst drought to hit South Africa in two decades. The agriculture sector was also confronted with calls from the ANC and government for a more radical approach to land reform. But the year was not devoid of encouraging trends. The weak performance of the rand helped strengthen the position of exporters of agricultural goods while the African market proved to hold opportunities for export growth. Farmer's Weekly news editor, Marlise Scheepers, takes a look at some of the news stories that demanded attention in 2015.
Author Nicholas JamesSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016 (2016)More Less
Author Gerhard UysSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 40 –41 (2016)More Less
Author Jay FerreiraSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 62 –65 (2016)More Less
Author Lloyd PhillipsSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 65 –68 (2016)More Less
New Zealand may be thousands of kilometres away from South Africa, but the dairy industries of both countries share similar challenges. Will Henson, agronomist from Agriseeds New Zealand, visited KZN to share his ideas on optimising dairy profit from ryegrass pasture.
Author Glenneis KrielSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 72 –74 (2016)More Less