Five healthy lambs from a single ewe
14:57 (GMT+2), Fri, 24 July 2015
Bloemfontein - A Free State farmer was convinced he must have broken a record after one of his hand-reared sheep gave birth to five healthy lambs.
VKB praised for having the courage of a Knight
15:19 (GMT+2), Thu, 23 July 2015
Bloemfontein - VKB has already diversified beyond being more than just an agricultural company and has now taken this even further as it steps up to bat a three-year...
Wepener kinders sê dankie met sang en dans
16:39 (GMT+2), Fri, 17 July 2015
bloemfontein - Boere en dorpsinwoners word vandag in Wepener met sang en dans getrakteer deur honderde kinders wat baat vind by die Feed a Child-projek.
Hobhouse stock thieves arrested in Lesotho
14:54 (GMT+2), Fri, 17 July 2015
Bloemfontein - A Hobhouse farmer who lost almost his entire flock of sheep to stock thieves is hopeful that the arrest of two Lesotho nationals could spell an end to the...
Young farmers impress with innovation
17:57 (GMT+2), Wed, 15 July 2015
Bloemfontein - The innovative, open-mindedness of young farmers has left top management at the Transvaal Agriculture Union of SA (TAU SA) very excited.
SA misses out on agriculture 'branding' opportunity
17:50 (GMT+2), Wed, 15 July 2015
Bloemfontein - South Africa has missed out on an opportunity to brand its agriculture and agro-food systems at an international expo with representation by 140 different...
High fire danger for the rest of the week
14:22 (GMT+2), Tue, 14 July 2015
Bloemfontein - Fire fighters in the Free State and Northern Cape have attended to 44 veld fires since the start of fire season 2015.
Asterix the golden wildebeest sells for millions
14:17 (GMT+2), Tue, 14 July 2015
Bloemfontein - A golden wildebeest bull came under the hammer at close on R3-million during the 4th annual Prestige Golden Breeders Game Auction at Castle de Wildt in...
Milk producers hit by further price reductions
14:07 (GMT+2), Tue, 14 July 2015
Bloemfontein - Milk producers are bracing for a very tough few months on the back of steadily decreasing producer prices coupled with an oversupply of milk.
Agro-meteorological outreach in Memel this week
13:49 (GMT+2), Mon, 13 July 2015
Bloemfontein - The community of Memel is being invited to participate in a public awareness programme during which the SA Weather Service and the Department of...
Land reform gets R204-million injection
16:21 (GMT+2), Wed, 08 July 2015
Bloemfontein - Thousands of emerging farmers are set to benefit from the R204-million funding approved by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform this week.
Tractor sales bounce back slightly in June
17:20 (GMT+2), Tue, 07 July 2015
Bloemfontein - Although the was a marginal increase in tractor sales in June, compared to the same time last year, the year-on-year decrease of 8% is a clear symptom of...
Working on Fire extinguishes 16 fires in June
15:22 (GMT+2), Mon, 06 July 2015
Bloemfontein - Regional Working on Fire (WoF) teams extinguished 16 veld fires across Free State and Northern Cape during the first month of what experts are warning is...