As the mercury of thermometers soar near the 40°C mark, many South Africans wonder why is it so hot this year, especially in November?
Reports of protein, energy and trace mineral deficiencies are increasing. The drought will take its toll on all of us and RuVASA sends their best wishes to all stock farmers.
Moenie die KLK Landbou Bpk Somer Promosie misloop nie!
Tongaat Hulett, who also suffered from the drought, has announced that it will be retrenching workers in the upcoming months as their half-year profits dropped by 10% to R1.36bn.
Sommige van die ergste nagevolge van die El Nino-weerpatroon is die hittegolewe wat die plantlewe verbrand, diere wat vrek en water tekorte wat vererger.
If rain doesn’t fall in the next few weeks, the crop and livestock prospects for many commodities will be decidedly bleak, with direct and material impact on the earnings of farmers and the companies that support them, and on food price inflation. Coupled with sweltering heat, the prolonged drought is a major source of anxiety…
The Nedbank Green Awards shined the spotlight on the importance of sustainable wine-making in the industry.
The past year has been tough on the maize industry, especially when one looks at the drought conditions that decreased crops.
Consumers, farmers, producers and traders often asks which way the market will swing for the new season.
Making up 30.5% of South Africa’s land mass, the Northern Cape is the largest province in the country. It borders four provinces (Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Free State and North West Province) and two neighboring countries (Namibia and Botswana). It also touches two major water sources: the Atlantic Ocean and the Orange River, making it…