Entries by Michelle la Cock

Support Funds: Models that make a tangible difference to agricultural communities or just a drop in the bucket?

NAMPO, 15 May 2019 – With climatic changes worsening and the economy under strain, farmers across South Africa are having to do more with less, with many struggling to make ends meet. During the past two years alone, farmers have had to contend with drought, hail, foot and mouth disease, armyworm invasions and wildfires, to […]

Growing a thriving agricultural sector key to unlocking economic wellbeing AFGRI partners with public and private sector to boost agriculture

NAMPO, 14 May 2019 – AFGRI, one of South Africa’s leading agricultural services company, is firmly committed to developing a sustainable agricultural sector in South Africa, both through its own initiatives, as well as by partnering with the public and private sector to drive growth in the sector, which in turn will contribute to the […]

Listen to the @KayaFM95.9 interview with Marion Shikwinya, Head of AFGRI’s Lemang Agricultural Services

Listen to the @KayaFM95.9 interview with Marion Shikwinya, Head of AFGRI’s Lemang Agricultural Services, talking to Kaya Bizz host Gugu Mfuphi about how Lemang is helping those black farmers in South Africa who ready to take the next steps towards full commercialisation. This includes access to finance, technical skills, training, equipment, mentorship and more.

Llewellyn Angus benut die voordele van wetenskap

Llewellyn Angus, ’n voormalige Suider- Afrikaanse Stoetteler van die Jaar, is opgewonde oor sy vee, veldbestuur en aangeplante weidings. Sy Simbra- en Simmentaler-stoeterye op Whispering Willows naby Arlington in die Oos-Vrystaat is ’n toonbeeld van ’n wetenskaplike benadering en doelgerigte seleksie. Llewellyn, wat al die Landbounavorsingsraad se eerbewys vir die Vleisbeesverbeteringskudde van die Jaar gewen […]

More #Humanfactor Confirmed

The Blue Bulls Company are excited to confirm that Vodacom Super Rugby head coach Pote Human has extended his contract for another year, with an option to renew.   Human took the reins early this year after the resignation of John Michell late last year and has lead the Vodacom Bulls to four impressive victories […]

Wynlandgoed wys hoe boere die gemeenskap kan dien

Ons kuier by ’n Chardonnay-spesialis, die wynmaker Philip Jonker van Weltevrede in Bonnievale. Die Jonker-familie woon al sedert 1912 op dié plaas, waar Philip die vierde geslag is. Hierdie bekroonde wynlandgoed se doen en late is nou verweef met die plaaslike gemeenskap. Almal in die distrik, van sakelui en ingenieurs tot boere en plaaswerkers, het […]

Pollard Kicks Vodacom Bulls To Dramatic Win In Durban

The men from Pretoria led 6-3 at halftime in this seventh round Vodacom Super Rugby fixture.   Pollard’s crucial penalty was the difference between the two South African teams as the Vodacom Bulls completed a double of derby wins over their coastal rivals following their success earlier in the month at Loftus Versfeld.   Dan […]

Vodacom Bulls Travel To Durban With A Point To Prove

Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has made just two changes to the starting line-up for this week’s home derby against the Vodacom Bulls. Luke Stringer replaces Phepsi Buthelezi at flank and Lwazi Mvovo rotates on the wing with Sbu Nkosi. There is also a first call-up this campaign for experienced loose forward […]