Technology no substitute for good farming
14:46 (GMT+2), Fri, 04 September 2015
Bloemfontein - A respected agricultural economist has reminded farmers the latest technology is no substitute for being a good farmer.
Free State loses yet another agriculture MEC
14:42 (GMT+2), Fri, 04 September 2015
Bloemfontein - The announcement by Free State Premier Ace Magashule that the province has been declared a disaster area comes as the agricultural community in the...
Agri North West and Govt commit to taking hands
14:00 (GMT+2), Wed, 02 September 2015
Lichtenburg - North West MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development Manketsi Tlhape has reassured farmers in the province that government is there for them.
Developing farmers thrive with Nguni Cattle Project
15:42 (GMT+2), Tue, 01 September 2015
Beneficiaries of the Nguni Cattle Project are going from strength to strength and have won several awards in the 2015 Agricultural Research Council (ARC) National Beef...
More than 800 farmers receive certificates
18:32 (GMT+2), Fri, 28 August 2015
Bloemfontein - Hundreds of farmers who participated in skills development training offered by the Free State Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD)...
Agri sector shrinks by more than 17%
18:18 (GMT+2), Fri, 28 August 2015
Bloemfontein - Government is being asked to get its priorities in order after the agriculture sector posted the largest fall in activity out of all sectors in the...
ARC researcher excited about potential of hemp
15:57 (GMT+2), Thu, 27 August 2015
Bloemfontein - The nutritional benefit of hemp seed oil is just one of several applications that researchers into the uses of industrial hemp are excited about.
Maize production estimate revised upwards
13:57 (GMT+2), Thu, 27 August 2015
Bloemfontein - The Crop Estimates Committee (CEC) has adjusted the size of the expected commercial maize crop upwards by 0,8% or 83 200 tons.
NWK announces launch of remote sensing company
14:43 (GMT+2), Wed, 26 August 2015
Bloemfontein - Farmers and agriculture businesses will have access to valuable remote sensing data that will assist with meeting precision farming requirements in the new...
CSA women head to Durban for national awards
16:23 (GMT+2), Tue, 25 August 2015
Bloemfontein - South Africa’s top female farmers will gather in Durban later this week for the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ annual Female...
75th Jacaranda Agricultural Show kicks off this week
17:21 (GMT+2), Mon, 24 August 2015
Pretoria - Organisers of the 75th annual Jacaranda Agricultural Show, which gets underway in Pretoria this week, say the four-day event will provide visitors from across...
FS dairy farmers express concerns
14:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 20 August 2015
Bloemfontein - Milk producers have raised grave concerns about the future of the dairy industry during the Free State Milk Producers organistion AGM and Congress in...
Agri NC Congress to focus on transformation
17:44 (GMT+2), Tue, 18 August 2015
Kimberley - Agri Northern Cape will be focusing on transformation, land reform and the economic pressures being faced by producers during its annual congress in Kimberley...