Vermeulen to lead Vodacom Bulls against Brumbies

Duane Vermeulen will lead the Vodacom Bulls in their Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Brumbies at GIO Stadium in Canberra on Friday. Regular captain, Handré Pollard will miss this clash due to a calf strain picked up in training earlier this week, and will be returning to South Africa. His place in the number […]

Gesin behaal vir dekades sukses met Merino-stoetery

Stephan Nel en sy seun, Stephan (jr.), boer met skape in die afgeleë bergagtige landskap naby Barkly-Oos in die Oos-Kaap. Hy bedryf ook die bekende Bergplaas-Merinostoetery, wat 81 jaar gelede deur sy oupa Frikkie Nel begin is. Stephan het ’n groot liefde vir Merino’s en spog met verskeie eerbewyse. Hy het al ’n kampioen-Merinoram én […]

Kriel and De Jager to leave Vodacom Bulls

The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd confirmed the departure of Springboks Lood de Jager and Jesse Kriel at the end of the current season and wished them well in their future endeavours. De Jager will join Sale Sharks in England and Kriel is heading to Japan to play for the Canon Eagles. The CEO of […]

The state of the grain industry

NAMPO, 17 May 2019 – With grain, including maize, wheat and several other crops, set to remain the staple diet of South Africans for many years to come, it’s essential that the industry is supported in order to thrive. This is the view of AFGRI, one of South Africa’s leading agricultural companies, home to AFGRI […]

How tech is helping AFGRI remain on the forefront of the agricultural sector

NAMPO, May 16, 2019 – Launched four years ago, the AFGRI eAccounts platform continues to grow in leaps and bounds. There are now 2,000 registered users across South Africa, with an average of 8,300 logins a month – that’s about 380 per day! Since inception, payments amounting to a staggering R13 billion have been made […]

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 […]