Geen snotsiekte entstof voor 2020

’n Entstof teen snotsiekte sal waarskynlik nie voor 2020 beskikbaar wees nie. Intussen het dié ekonomies belangrike en dodelike siekte ook begin versprei na...

Dieregesondheid kern tot volhoubare rooivleisbedryf

Die volhoubaarheid van die rooivleisbedryf in Suid-Afrika word bedreig as die regte ondersteuning met dieregesondheid op die plaas nie bewerkstellig word nie. Read it in...

RPO focuses on sustainability of red meat industry

The sustainability of the red meat industry in South Africa is under threat if proper support, in terms of animal health on the farm,...

Forestry sector leads the way to wetland conservation

Wetlands, dubbed ‘water factories’, are the most biologically diverse of all ecosystems. World Wetlands Day 2018 took place on 2 February. It highlighted the...

Diesel production from hydrotreating sunflower oil and biomass

South Africa is one of the countries with a high carbon footprint, due to excessive use of fossil-based oil for energy. By utilising agricultural-based...

Current dam levels

The water levels of the reservoir dams in the various water catchment areas of South Africa are very regularly measured. We report these figures...

Grond – dis nie sommer net vir vat nie

Die adjunk-minister van Landelike Ontwikkeling en Grondhervorming, Mcebisi Skwatsha, het na bewering gister tydens ’n vergadering van die Portefeuljekomitee vir Landelike Ontwikkeling en Grondhervorming...

Land – not simply for the taking

Deputy minister Mcebisi Skwatsha reportedly said yesterday, during a meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform, the ANC would hold...

Avian influenza in the Western Cape: Stay cautious

Western Cape farmers and bird owners should continue to exercise caution around the avian influenza virus by maintaining strict biosecurity measures. No new outbreaks of...

Amended fruit fly control measures

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) wishes to inform any user of land and/or land owner including any individual, municipal authorities, traditional...