Entries by Donovan Maidens

Familieboerdery word appelprodusent van wêreldgehalte

Josias Beukes is die vierde geslag op Dennegeur in die Elgin-vallei naby Grabouw in die Wes-Kaap. Onder sy leiding is dié familieboerdery omskep in ’n appelprodusent van wêreldgehalte wat uitvoervrugte lewer. Josias is een van die baanbrekers wat die Suid-Afrikaanse appelbedryf help opbou het ná deregulering in die 1990’s. Die Beukes-familie is ook betrokke by […]

Access to finance, training and entrepreneurship critical to building SA’s black farming community

Centurion, 15 April 2019 – This is according to AFGRI’s recently-renamed Lemang Agricultural Services, created specifically to train, develop and mentor new era farmers, and focused on the further development of commercial black farmers in South Africa, particularly large farmers ready to take the final steps towards becoming full-scale commercial farmers. This includes offering financial […]

Loftus to turn green in support of SANParks

Loftus to turn green in support of SANParks The Vodacom Bulls have teamed up with South African National Parks (SANParks) and Wild Card to create awareness about the extraordinary effort that SANParks rangers put in on a daily basis, as they protect our beautiful national parks around South Africa.  These unsung heroes will beng honoured […]

Six Springboks back for Vodacom Bulls to face Reds

Vodacom Bulls coach, Pote Human, named Springboks Warrick Gelant, Jesse Kriel, Handré Pollard, Ivan van Zyl, Marco van Staden and RG Snyman in his starting team to play the Reds at Loftus Versfeld and made wholesale changes to the side that dropped a close result against the Jaguares last weekend. Gelant returns from injury and […]

AFGRI Group Holdings and an investor consortium create a strategic commodity/grain storage platform to support growth and strengthen food security

Centurion, 8 April 2019 – AFGRI Group Holdings (“AGH”), the investment holding company with interests in food, agriculture and financial services related companies providing products and services to ensure sustainable agriculture and food security (collectively, the “AFGRI Group”), today announced the creation of a strategic grain storage platform vehicle in collaboration with a consortium of […]

Hoe natuurliker, hoe beter vir dié hoenderboerdery

Jeanne Groenewald, ‘n gedugte sakevrou, het Elgin Free Range Chickens in die Wes-Kaap or die afgelope 25 jaar opgebou van ‘n skamele 100 hoenders elke agt weke tot 130 000 hoenders per week. Die onderneming is ‘n huishoudelike naam onder verbruikers wat gesondheids- en omgewingsbewus is. Hoewel die idee van vrylopende hoenders destyds skaars bestaan […]

ELS TO MAKE FIRST START FOR VODACOM BULLS

Corniel Els will make his first run-on appearance for the Vodacom Bulls on Saturday, when the home side takes on the Jaguares at Loftus Versfeld at 15h05. The hooker, who played all six Vodacom Super Rugby matches for the Vodacom Bulls off the bench, will replace Schalk Brits, who misses out due to suspension. The […]

Diversifikasie die sleutel tot Johan Strydom se sukses

Johan Strydom bestuur ’n hoogs gediversifiseerde boerdery naby Lichtenburg in Noordwes. Hy boer met melk- en vleisbeeste, skape en gesaaides. Sy kommersiële Holsteinkudde op die plaas Wolvenfontein bestaan uit sowat 1 200 koeie en verse. Na gelang van die seisoen lewer die melkkudde 13 000 liter tot 13 500 liter melk per dag. Alle voer […]