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In this issue

The changing face of agri education and training
Presidential Advisory Committee Report
Biotech crops, Invasive plants, Potato processing, Pecan nut production.

The Changing Face Of Agri Education And Training

Agricultural education and training (AET) in South Africa are facing several challenges in its attempts to meet the requirements of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and the South African National Development Plan (NDP).

The Changing Face Of Agri Education And Training

7 mins

#EWC: Comments On The Presidential Advisory Committee's

The first ructions relating to the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform started in May this year, when it came to light that two reports were presented by the ten-member panel appointed by president Cyril Ramaphosa to report on the way forward for land reform in the country.

#EWC: Comments On The Presidential Advisory Committee's

5 mins

Poultry Production Wins In The Face Of Global Meat Challenges

Global poultry consumption is on the rise, not only as a preferred choice in terms of price and health, but also due to a growing Muslim population who favour poultry meat. This growth presents an opportunity for the poultry industry in South Africa and abroad.

Poultry Production Wins In The Face Of Global Meat Challenges

5 mins

It's Raining Nuts In The Karoo

Agriculture in the Eastern Cape normally leans towards various livestock and citrus undertakings. Interestingly, the cultivation of pecan trees has increased over the past few years, mostly in areas such as Cradock and Somerset East which have sufficient water supply, thanks to the Great Fish River.

It's Raining Nuts In The Karoo

5 mins

Biotech Crops Help Producers Overcome Challenges

South Africa’s biotech crop adoption increased a further 3% in just one year between 2017 and 2018, a new report has revealed. The Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/ Genetically Modified (GM) Crops in 2018, also known as Brief 54 of the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), was launched during the Hans Lombard memorial information session in August.

Biotech Crops Help Producers Overcome Challenges

3 mins

Spier: A Sustainable South African Winery

CNN International recently visited Spier wine farm, one of the Cape’s oldest estates. Established on the banks of the Eerste River three centuries ago, it has diversified over the past 25 years, cultivating the arts, building partnerships and promoting sustainability.

Spier: A Sustainable South African Winery

4 mins

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FarmBiz Magazine Description:

PublisherPlaas Media

CategoryBusiness

LanguageEnglish

FrequencyMonthly

FarmBiz is a unique monthly publication serving the agribusiness industry. This one-of-a-kind publication addresses issues that are pertinent to better production, higher profitability, policy issues, trade and much more. Its readership spans the entire agribusiness sector – from top commercial farmers and the agribusinesses who serve them, to government institutions, opinion leaders and agribusiness consultants.

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