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W. Cape on high alert after shocking bird flu outbreak

Cases of avian flu have now also been detected in Worcester, located in the Western Cape. This comes after the shocking discovery of the...

Potatoes boss high-fives farmers: ‘We rose from ashes’

“Amid one of the vastest global pandemics in this era, amid what seems like catastrophe, we rode it like a sea. We saw growth...

Hortgro raises red flag over produce agents bill

Deciduous fruit industry giant Hortgro has expressed its concern with the objectives of the Agricultural Produce Agents Council (APAC) amendment bill. Hortgro believes it is not...

Dramatic footage: Tank with 50 000 litres of wine cave in

A well-known Western Cape wine cellar is in a race against time to try and limit further damage after a tank holding 50 000...

‘Farmers under siege’: 298 farm attacks in 71 towns

Agricultural communities are under siege, warned Free State Agriculture following the announcement that the province has experienced nearly 300 farm attacks in the last...

Big boost for Riviersonderend farmers’ group

Additional funding has been provided for Gougakhoi Stock and Crop Co-op, a Riviersonderend group of up-and-coming farmers who have hopes of breeding cattle for...

Farmworkers restricted to 45 hours a week – Agri SA

While farmworkers are essential to the economy and food system, many are poor and uneducated, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation and abuse. One form...

Innovative treatment to save endangered silver trees

In a bid to prevent one of Mzansi’s indigenous flora from going extinct in the next 50 years, an innovative project to save the...

Grain SA CEO Jannie de Villiers to retire after 10-year reign

After a decade at the helm of grain producers’ organisation Grain SA, Jannie de Villiers will retire later this year. Sinesipho Tom checked in...

From the petri dish to your table, cultured meat is coming

Our relationship with meat is complex. Many of us love how it tastes, but try not to think too much of how it reaches...

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