Farmer’s Weekly - Volume 2016, Issue 16025, 2016
Volume 2016, Issue 16025, 2016
Author Denene ErasmusSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016 (2016)More Less
Author Alan WindeSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 6 –7 (2016)More Less
Political uncertainty, climate change, water shortages, poor economic growth, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution are reshaping the way that industries are operating. The Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, challenged delegates at the Red Meat Abattoir Association annual general meeting held in Stellenbosch, to ready themselves for these changes.
Source: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 12 –25 (2016)More Less
Agri-confidence at 'crisis level'
Egyptian geese damage crops
Lack of resources - major obstacle for smallholders
Foot rot: new all-strain vaccine in development
Carbon Offset Scheme draft regulations open for comment
New SADC-EU agreement will help agri exporters
Agri SA to be proactive in protecting farmers' rights
Stellar year for Dutch agricultural exporters
Mauritian fruit fly war
Sugarcane production declines due to drought
SA farmers meet the growing demand for soft citrus
Macadamia industry needs to expand by 2022 - Alan Sutton
DTI determined to develop SA chicory production
Rise in farm attacks around the country - TAU SA
21 Free State farm attacks this year to date
Illovo reports 14,5% fall in operating profit
Western Cape RPO concerned about disease and stock theft
Principal beef production areas threatened by climate change
Western Cape RPO's new management
KZN fossil fuel exploration applications 'continue unabated'
Graduates urged to become agricultural entrepreneurs
South African wines win at the Decanter Awards
Cattle 'shoot-to-kill' policy suspended
Author Lloyd PhillipsSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 26 –27 (2016)More Less
Author Gerhard UysSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 28 –41 (2016)More Less
Hunting season is in full swing. Landowners and trophy and biltong hunters should ensure they are up to date with the legal requirements for carrying ammunition and transporting meat as well as the environmental conservation ordinances. Johann van de Giessen of SA Hunters and Game Conservation Association, highlighted some of the most important regulations in the various provinces to Gerhard Uys.
Author Peter HughesSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016 (2016)More Less
Author Nicholas JamesSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016 (2016)More Less
Author Wilma Den HartighSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 32 –33 (2016)More Less
South Africa's fruit and vegetable industry must rethink its local and international marketing strategies. This is according to Lindie Stroebel, general manager of the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) for Southern Africa. She shared her ideas on how to rejuvenate the sector with Wilma den Hartigh.
Source: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 34 –36 (2016)More Less
An Institute for Security Studies report on scenarios for South Africa until 2024 expects the country to experience increased levels of violent social turbulence in the run-up to local government elections. The country is likely to be downgraded to sub-investment status in 2017, a move that will further dampen growth and increase social discord. Poverty, unemployment and crime will increase as the ruling party becomes increasingly absorbed in internal squabbles.
Author Gavin IstedSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 42 –44 (2016)More Less
Author Jay FerreiraSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016, pp 46 –48 (2016)More Less
Author Bill KerrSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2016 (2016)More Less