Vodacom Bulls head coach, John Mitchell, on Monday named 38 players as well the leadership for the 2018 Vodacom Super Rugby season. The coach named midfielder, Burger Odendaal and loose forward, Nic de Jager, as co-captains.   The squad is made up out of 21 forwards and 17 backs, with 11 of those being Springboks […]

Landbouweekliks kuier by suksesvolle Drakensberger-boer

In die tweede episode van Landbouweekliks besoek aanbieder Ivor Price die plaas Quaggafontein naby Zastron om uit te vind hoe dr. Liesel Foster haar Drakensberger-boerdery op wetenskaplike wyse benader.   Om winsgewend in dié marginale beeswêreld in die Suid-Vrystaat te boer, verg groot vaardigheid en fyn beplanning. Foster het in haar doktorale navorsing gevind dat […]


Official technical partner PUMA has unveiled the 2018 home kit for the Vodacom Bulls and Vodacom Blue Bulls, with a design in celebration of the Rugby Union’s 80 year anniversary. PUMA has also designed a new badge, which will be positioned over the heart of the jersey and will see all the Union’s teams, from […]

AFGRI’s eAccounts platform now allows farmers to record and track rain fall measurements

e-Accounts, AFGRI’s electronic account management system, has been enhanced to include yet another innovative feature that benefits South African farmers. The feature – the first of its kind in the agricultural industry – enables farmers to record rain fall on their lands, allowing them to keep track of seasonal rain fall measurements, and assisting in […]

Climate-smart Agriculture: A new approach for a new reality

As the world’s population continues to surge, there are mounting concerns about how agricultural production will cope with feeding everyone. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) estimates that food production must increase by at least 60% to respond to the demands of the nine billion people that are expected to inhabit […]

Fintech defines new trends in financial services offerings for farmers

By 2020, consumers may not turn to banks to get the financial services they need. We are already seeing other companies invading the space traditionally reserved for financial institutions. The reason? “Fintech” – financial technology – which is innovative new technology and software aiming to compete with traditional methods in the delivery of financial services […]