Emerging sector holds potential for livestock growth in SA

The emerging sector owns roughly 40% of livestock in South Africa, which largely contributes to food and income security, said Louis Wessels, chairman of the Western Cape Red Meat Producers Organization (RPO) at the organisation’s annual general meeting. “The industry’s turnover can increase by 30% if the informal sector is…

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Black crop insurance brokers excel at South Africa’s state agricultural bank

South Africa’s first group of 13 black crop insurance brokers excelled in their first summer production season. Dini Nondumo, executive manager for sales and distribution at South Africa's the Land Bank Insurance Company (LBIC), at the recent Nampo harvest day said the company had hoped to collect between R2 million…

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Ram project illustrates what small-scale wool growers can do

The success of the commercial and communal farmers’ ram breeding project in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa had a direct effect on the volume of wool contributed by communal farmers in the 2013/2014 season, with an increase of 400 000 kg. This article was published in the Afrikaans…

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