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ANC-regering besit amper 10 miljoen hektaar
Annette Steyn van die DA- in Suid Afrika 
00:30
June 14, 2021
Namibia -Geld moet eerder bestee word op opleiding van hervestigde boere
Die plaaslike landbou-kenner Wallie Roux, verduidelik.
00:48
June 5, 2021
Suid Afrika wapenwet sal ook jagters raak
Dries van Coller, sê die voorstelle sluit ook wysigings in wat jagters en sportskuts raak.
00:23
June 3, 2021
IRR bekommerd oor wysingings aan Artikel 15 van Suid Afrika Grondwet
Die IRR se woordvoerder, Gabriel Crouse, sê dit sal nie net die howe in onteieningsake benadeel nie, maar ook die nasionalisering van grond versnel.
00:21
June 1, 2021
Prof Elmien Du Plessis gee 'n kort oorsig oor vandag se gebeure by die Ad Hoc Komitee.
Die ad hoc-komitee wat getaak is met die wysiging van artikel 25 van die Grondwet se  sperdatum vir die afhandeling van hul werk was vandag, 31 Mei. Op die laaste nippertjie het  die ANC verdere wysigings aan artikel 25 voorgestel.
10:53
May 31, 2021
Insekdoders bedreig biodiversiteit
dr. Peter Cunningham sê die gebruik van insekdoders moet verminder word.
00:45
May 26, 2021
Stralerbrandstof uit suikerriet bevraagteken
Die bekende Suid-Afrikaanse beleggingsekonoom Dawie Klopper het sy bedenkinge.
00:21
May 26, 2021
Zimbabwe se oes lyk vanjaar beter
Goeie nuus uit Zimbabwe 2021
00:37
May 25, 2021
Suid-Afrikaanse vroue van landelike gebiede
Een hektaar per vrou. 
00:28
May 25, 2021
Privaatheidswet op pad in Suid Afrika
Jeandie Leone sê die verpligtings van ondernemings onder die wet sluit in om die gebruik van persoonlike inligting te beperk, om dit te kan regverdig en om sekuriteitsmaatreëls in plek te hê om die inligting te beskerm.
00:15
May 24, 2021
Repokoers voordelig vir landbou in Suid Afrika
Dawie Maree- FNB Ekonoom.
00:48
May 21, 2021
Rand vertoon baie goed
Chris Hart Ekononoom- 
00:48
May 21, 2021
Namibia - Mahangu-oeste nie goed nie.
Mahangu-boere in die noorde van Namibië is tans besig om vir oestyd voor te berei.
00:47
May 18, 2021
Pryse sal bly styg – ekonoom
Goedere en dienste het met 6,6 persent duur geword. 
00:46
May 17, 2021
Tswane-metro help ontwikkelende boere
Hulp aan boere in Tswane- 
00:32
May 16, 2021
R12 miljoen vir boere in droë Wes-Kaap
Droogte-geteisterde boere in die Wes-Kaap het hulp van meer as 12 miljoen Namibiese doller ontvang. Die LUR vir Landbou,
00:33
May 12, 2021
Vervaardiging verbeter in Suid Afrika
Groei in vervaardigingproduksie in Suid-Afrika behoort ná die uitwerking van die inperking beter te vaar
00:32
May 12, 2021
Brandstofprys is verligting vir landbou
Brandstofpryse het die eerste keer dié jaar teruggesak ná ‘n daling van 2 persent in internasionale ru-olie-pryse en ‘n 3 persent versterking van die Suid-Afrikaanse rand in April relatief tot die vorige maand.
00:26
May 6, 2021
Suid afrika -‘n afname in gars-aanplantings.
. Suid-Afrikaanse boere gaan in die 2021/22-seisoen 33 persent minder gars plant. Di
00:49
May 5, 2021
Suid Afrika -Verklaar Oos-Kaap a rampgebied!
Boere in dorpe soos Willowmore, Steytlerville en Aberdeen is op hul knieë gedwing deur die droogte:
00:31
May 3, 2021
Maak die plase winsgewend- Nambia
Landbou Ekonoom Dr Kobus Laubscher
00:49
April 30, 2021
Suid Afrika -Dit sneeu!!!
Eerste Sneeu van 2021- 
00:29
April 30, 2021
Goedkoper avo’s in die vooruitsig?- Suid Afrika
Uitvoerende Hoof van die Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging vir Subtropiese Produsente, Derek Donkin.
00:17
April 29, 2021
Gee die mense hulle grond!- Suid Afrika
‘n DA-lid van die Wes-Kaapse wetgewer sê geregtigheid is lank genoeg weerhou van begunstigdes wat tussen 1995 en 1998 aansoek gedoen het vir die herstel van grondregte.
00:31
April 27, 2021
Wêreld-ekonomieë verbeter-2021
Ayhan Kose van die organisie sê gevorderde ekonomieë gaan na verwagting groei van rondom 3,3 persent lewer,
00:28
April 26, 2021
Herman Stroh van die plaas Hanssenia, 25 kilometer buite Grootfontein
Hoe lyk die wereld in die noordelike dele van Namibia
00:47
April 23, 2021
Dr Theo De Jager - van Saai oor die sluiting van Ooreenkoms met Neasa.
The family farming organisation Saai and the employers’ organisation National Employers Association of South Africa (Neasa) on 22 April 2021 signed a partnership agreement to bridge labour issues in agriculture and to assist farmers with labour problems, as well as policy influencing.
02:12
April 22, 2021
Professor Andre Duvenhage gee meer die dinamiek van die ANC tans
Die ANC is tans in 'n groot krises en daagliks ontvou daar nuwe dinge en begin daar al hoe meer aanduiding na vore kom oor wat regtig in die party aan die gang is. 
02:36
April 7, 2021
Prof Andre Duvenhage se kommentaar oor Jacob Zuma se 23 bladsye verslag.
Jacob Zuma is besig om simpatie te werf vir sy eie omstandighede. 
03:03
April 6, 2021
Landbou nuus uit die Vrystaat
Die LUR, William Bhulwane, sê die programme sluit in die verbouing van mielies, rooivleisproduksie en 'n varkplaas:
00:31
March 26, 2021
Professor Elmien Du Plessis- Wetsontwerp op Grondonteiening
Kort opsomming oor wat huidiglik aan die gang is met die voorleggings oor die wetsontwerp op Grondonteiening  
04:55
March 25, 2021
Suid Afrika - Onteiening sonder vergoeding sal nie vryheid, geregtigheid óf gelykheid bevorder nie
Ernst Roets van AfriForum sê die benadering tot grondhervorming moet meer empiries wees:
00:33
March 25, 2021
STAATSGROND IN DIE SOEKLIG IN DIE WES-KAAP
Die provinsiale regering in die Wes-Kaap het weer ‘n beroep op die nasionale ANC-regering gedoen om hom met ‘n lys van die plase in die provinsie wat deur die staat besit word, te voosien
00:29
March 23, 2021
Water is ons lewe.
Wêreldwaterdag is pas hier en internasionaal herdenk
00:26
March 23, 2021
So word 'n kameelperd gevoer
Jamie Paulse, sê kameelperde kom nie natuurlik in dié gebied voor nie e
00:22
March 23, 2021
Francois Rossouw van SAAI Suid Afrika -Silo Seritfikaat
Afriforum en SAAI help landbouers insake Silo sertifikaat
01:16
March 18, 2021
SUID AFRIKA SE MENSE GELUKKIGSTE VIR SAAM KUIER EN TEE DRINK
Nagenoeg 700 mense van verskillende ouderdomme en agtergrond regoor Suid-Afrika het aan die opname deelgeneem. 
00:33
March 16, 2021
Wallie Roux ‘n plaaslike landboukenner- Namibiese regering
Reaksie word ontvang op die Namibiese Ministerie van Grondhervorming wat bekendgemaak het dat 67 persent van die 5 miljoen hektaar wat geteiken was teen 2020 bekom is vir grondhervorming.
00:38
March 15, 2021
John Deere See & Spray Select uses 80% less herbicide
Growers could reduce consumption of pre-emergence herbicides by more than 80% using targeted spraying rather than blanket application judging by comparative trials with John Deere’s new See & Spray Select system.
02:35
March 14, 2021
Ekonoom van FNB - Thanda Sithole in reaksie op die jongste myn- en vervaardigingsyfers.
Die risiko van aanhoudende kragonderbrekings vir ekonomiese bedrywighede is so hoog dat selfs indien die wêreldekonomie herstel, Suid-Afrikaanse produksie steeds beperk kan wees
00:21
March 12, 2021
Suid Afrika se vorige Staatspresident het verskeie opsies- Prof Andre Duvenhage
Ons het aan Professor Andre Duvenhage gevra wat se opsies Jacob Zuma het in die lig van sy weiering om voor die Zondo kommissie te getuig en wat hy dalk al reeds in gedagte het. 
04:51
March 10, 2021
EKONOMIE: ANC MOET GELEENTHEDE AANGRYP
Raymond Parsons van die Noordwes Universiteit se Besigheidskool, sê gelukkig is die ekonomiese nuus hierdie jaar beter:
00:30
March 10, 2021
Martin Kingston-Die organisasie Business for SA
Die organisasie Business for SA sê die enigste manier om ware ekonomiese herstel in die land te bewerkstellig, is om werklike en fundamentele strukturele hervormings in te stel en die Covid-19 inentingsprogram te versnel.
00:32
March 10, 2021
Dawie Maree, Hoof van Landbou Inligting en Bemarking by FNB Agri-besigheid
Die jongste Suid-Afrikaanse BBP syfers toon goeie groei in die landbou-sektor. Die gunstige 2020-2021 La Nina weerverskynsel het ook gehelp om landbou 'n hupstoot te gee in die buurland. Dawie Maree, Hoof van Landbou Inligting en Bemarking by FNB Agri-besigheid in Suid-Afrika...
00:43
March 10, 2021
Having more friends may help female giraffes live longer
Grown-up giraffes just aren’t huggy, cuddling, demonstrative animals. So it took identity-recognition software grinding through five years of data to reveal that female social life matters to survival.
04:12
February 26, 2021
Automatic fruit harvesting robot developed in Japan
Robots by Japan.
02:01
February 13, 2021
Unravelling the elaborate sex lives of spotted hyenas
For animals, reproduction is a biological imperative, an instinct to pass their genetics onto the next generation.
03:30
February 5, 2021
New Competition for Aspiring Agri Writers in South Africa
Hollard Insure, along with Farmingportal.co.za and Agri News Net, invites submissions for the Young Agri Writers Competition. This is an opportunity for aspiring young writers to be published and win prizes for their efforts. The competition is open to any young writers under the age of 28. Learners, students, postgraduates and those already employed are encouraged to take part. Participants may not be published journalists.
02:02
January 20, 2021
Christo van der Rheede – uitvoerende direkteur, Agri SA
Grondonteiening: “Ons moet eerder die fokus verskuif na die uitbreiding van eienaarskap”- Moneyweb
17:24
January 4, 2021
Vertical Farms Run by AI and Robots To Solve the Land Crisis
Vertical farms are indoors and can be placed anywhere, making them crucial in a time where farmable land is on decline. Plenty, which is an ag-tech startup in San Francisco co-founded by Nate Storey, is reinventing and revolutionizing farms and farming.
02:43
December 31, 2020
Clearing land to feed a growing human population will threaten thousands of species
Humankind’s growing need for food is running up against thousands of other species’ need for space.
02:17
December 28, 2020
Arch-enemies? New research on lions vs hyenas
Lions vs hyenas. The fractious and competitive relationship between lions and spotted hyenas is well-documented and has been observed across Africa wherever the two species are present in the same place.
03:43
December 25, 2020
Controlled traffic farming to increase root growth of crops
Heavy farm machinery results in soil compaction, which can damage the root growth of crops and reduce crop yields. By using permanent lanes in the fields – known as controlled traffic farming – in the production system of organic vegetables, the yield can be increased.
04:45
December 21, 2020
Maybe use a co-bot until the robot is truly autonomous’
There are many ag-robots for sale. Does this mean you shouldn’t buy a new tractor anymore? I don’t think so, robots are not a one-on-one replacement for tractors. Any farmer knows how to use a tractor. A new one, even when it’s a different type, doesn’t take long to get used to. That’s different with robots, even the ones that look like a tractor.
02:55
December 12, 2020
Worldwide Macadamia Market (2020 to 2025)
The market is growing at a faster pace with the growing importance of healthy eating and consumers are more frequently choosing nuts as a healthy snack option and incorporating them into their daily diets. In addition, organic macadamia is also gaining popularity with increasing demand coming majorly from the European countries.
04:17
December 11, 2020
Dung Beetle Wisdom
Dung beetles are the cleaners of Africa! Of all the animals on earth, who wants to be a dung beetle? I guess no-one and yet without them no other animal would have survive as they are our fertilizers on earth.
02:13
December 2, 2020
KEEP SOIL ALIVE PROTECT SOIL BIODIVERSITY
World Soil Day (WSD), 5 December is the United Nations Observance that celebrates healthy soils for a food-secure future.
02:39
November 27, 2020
1% of farms operate 70% of world's farmland
One per cent of the world’s farms operate 70% of crop fields, ranches and orchards, according to a report that highlights the impact of land inequality on the climate and nature crises.
03:32
November 24, 2020
Warming of 2 C would release billions of tons of soil carbon
Global warming of 2°C would lead to about 230 billion tonnes of carbon being released from the world’s soil, new research suggests.
02:19
November 10, 2020
Orange juice is back on the menu but a global shortfall is expected
Lemon and orange oil prices are expected to rise slightly, simply because they’re by-products of the concentrate process and there’s less concentrate going to be made. -Author: Carolize Jansen
05:04
November 8, 2020
Dutch politicians raise serious questions about situation in South Africa
This comes after the Dutch parliament last year adopted a motion that expresses opposition to expropriation without compensation. In terms of this motion, Minister Blok had to convey the Netherlands’ disapproval of this policy to the South African government.
02:26
October 31, 2020
Fearless young voice of South Africa's beleagured farming community
As a result of his activism, young farmer Willem Petzer has rocketed to fame, becoming one of the loudest voices representing his community with, for instance, over 100 000 people having viewed his YouTube video on farm arson posted four days ago.
20:12
October 27, 2020
Exploring the fascinating world of camouflage in nature
This ability to blend in has the obvious benefit of helping to avoid being eaten or, as is the case with predators such as leopards, to help avoid detection so that they can get closer to their prey. 
02:01
October 25, 2020
Milk from plants? That’s next challenge for plant-based meats firm Impossible
Impossible Foods, the company known for making plant-based meat designed to taste, cook and look like real meat, may soon get into milk.
02:24
October 23, 2020
Urgent help needed after Hertzogville fires- South Africa
The hearts of Saai and its members across South Africa go out to the farmers in the Hertzogville area who have lost livestock, pastures, fences and other infrastructure, income of assets in the destructive fires that raged in the area between Christina, Hoopstad, Dealsville and Bultfontein.
01:52
October 21, 2020
Feeding the world sustainable in the Future
It’s a simple question: Will we be able to feed everyone if the population of the planet rises from about 7 billion people today to 9-10 billion in 2050? If you are a student of Thomas Malthus and buy into his Essay on the Principles of Population, then you believe this type of population increase will result in famine and poverty.
03:53
October 21, 2020
HOW IMPORTANT IS MARKET FORCES?
Fanie Brink, Independent Agricultural Economist- Already after the creation of the earth when the population increased rapidly there were people who had needs for food and clothing that were noticed by the "entrepreneurs" of that time.
03:53
October 18, 2020
Carnivores could help farmers
There is a desperate need for farmers to control rodents because they destroy 15% of the crops growing in African fields. The most common solution is to use poison. But this can be expensive and can kill many other species. On top of this, rodents eventually become resistant.
04:06
October 18, 2020
Fertiliser use is fuelling climate-warming nitrous oxide emissions: study
Most of the focus in curbing climate-warming gas emissions has focused on the most abundant, carbon dioxide, and one of the most potent, methane, with the fossil fuel industry under pressure to drastically curtail both.
01:46
October 17, 2020
What’s behind the locust swarms damaging crops in southern Africa
Then there are localised swarms of the African migratory locust (Locusta migratoria migratorioides) in southern Africa. Two other locust species – the red locust (Nomadacris septemfasciata) and the brown locust (Locustana pardalina) – are known to have swarmed and caused agricultural damage in southern Africa.
04:42
October 9, 2020
Higher summer grains and oilseed prices raise risks for livestock farmers
But this year it is a hard act to follow due to several lingering, significant developments from the 2019/2020 summer crop season. Most notable of these is the persistent upsurge of summer grains and oilseed prices.
03:40
October 2, 2020
Covid-inspired Vitamin C boom lifts South Africa citrus exports
South Africa’s agricultural sector has been one of the few bright spots in the economy, posting brisk growth of more than 15% in the second quarter (Q2) of 2020 when everything else imploded under the weight of the pandemic and associated lockdowns.
03:12
September 21, 2020
Factory Farming and the Super threat to Our Health
While launching a report entitled “Fuelling the pandemic crisis: Factory farming and the rise of superbugs” World Animal protection has warned that Factory farming is also laying foundations for another devastating health crisis currently sitting in Covid-19’s shadow - Antimicrobial Resistance and the rise of Superbugs.
02:00
September 18, 2020
Some regions of the Eastern Cape were never truly out of drought- South Africa
My intention is not to introduce doubt to the current favourable rainfall forecasts for the 2020/21 production season, but rather to reflect on the scars of the previous year. While most regions received late rains and proceeded well, parts of the Eastern Cape did not get sufficient rains to improve dam levels. This was muted until recently, with now increasing reports of a potential “day zero” in Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas
02:33
September 16, 2020
Re-imagining Africa's food future at the intersection of agriculture and conservation
Across Africa, agriculture is the primary source of livelihoods and the majority of households consume at least a portion of the food they produce. All too often, however, the way food is produced, distributed and consumed in Africa is at odds with the natural capital on which both people and wildlife depend. Unsustainable agricultural practices are driving biodiversity loss and leading to increased human wildlife conflict, land conversion and the loss of critical habitats, declines in water quality and quantity, soil degradation, and increased pollution. With Africa 's population expected to grow to 2.5 billion by 2050, there will be even more growing pressure to convert more land for agricultural production, further threatening wetlands, forests, grasslands, soil health, water quality, and the resilience of the smallholder farming communities that depend on them.
02:56
September 13, 2020
Poor weather has caused less damage to global grain crops than feared
International price movements in these commodities do influence trading conditions in the domestic market to an extent. For rice, wheat and soybean meal, of which SA is a net importer, global market conditions matter even more. The livestock and poultry industries, which rely heavily on maize and soybean meal for feed, often bear the brunt of global grain market aftershocks
03:46
September 6, 2020
South Africa set to have the largest wheat harvest in a decade, and largest canola and barley harvest on record-
In a nutshell, the favourable rains that the Western Cape received in the past couple of weeks, and good soil moisture in other provinces has been of immense benefit to the South African winter crops. We can now safely say – with caution, of course, as the season is still at early stages – that South Africa will not only have one of the good summer crops seasons but a brilliant agriculture season. I have discussed elsewhere the good outputs coming out of the horticulture sub-sector, and also recovery in the livestock industry, which completes the statement I have made about 2020 having been a season of abundance in South Africa’s agriculture. Wandile Sihlobo
03:17
August 28, 2020
The importance of research in agriculture- John Deere
Since the start of the agricultural evolution, the sector has been defined by research and innovation to increase productivity to meet the food demand of the world. More recently research and innovation include technology development that is adopted throughout the value chain, comprehensive and inclusive digital solutions, and very importantly ethical and safe practices – both for industry role players, consumers and the environment. In this week’s episode of Tech Terrain Tony Ndoro talks to two distinguished academics on the value of research for the sector. Matome Ramokgopa, Managing Director: Enza Zaden South Africa discusses the application of agricultural research on the African continent. You can also look forward to a discussion with Admire Mutsvario, Business Operations Analyst: John Deere Sub-Saharan Africa (JD SSA) and Hein Snyman, Territory Sales Manager: JD SSA on the 6M tractor, that is all about choice.
32:05
August 13, 2020
Botwela Construction- South Africa
We are a Construction and Project management company established in 2002 with our offices based in Durban Kwazulu Natal and conduct business in the whole of South Africa. Our company is a multi disciplined construction entity and we cover all spheres of the industry.
01:32
August 8, 2020
Crime statistics not a reflection of what people feel- South Africa
Agri SA has already approached the Minister of Police for a meeting to discuss the safety of the agricultural community in an attempt to find solutions to the culture of violence experienced in farming are
02:48
July 31, 2020
Pretoria FM- Podgooi- Esmarie Yssel gesels met Kwagga Boucher van Saai- Wynboer in die Wes Kaap
Die wynbedryf is in krisis agv die verbod op drankverkope. Ons gesels hieroor met Kwagga Boucher.
12:25
July 25, 2020
Sentiment around South Africa’s wheat does a U-turn after favourable rains
As SA’s summer crop — which includes maize — is set to be one of the best on record, focus now shifts to the outlook for winter crops, specifically wheat. Alas, for wheat farmers the 2020/2021 season had a bad start because of dry weather conditions, and production forecasts looked bleak.
03:30
July 24, 2020
Transforming Africa’s livestock sector is key to food security
Africa will be unable to meet demand for meat and milk by 2050 and benefit from growth in the livestock sector unless countries adopt new policies and innovations, according to a new report.
04:18
July 23, 2020
Grain prices are starting to soften-
To zoom into the details, the downward revision of US maize production resulted in a 2% decline in the 2020/21 global maize production from June estimates to 1.16 billion tonnes. Nevertheless, this is still 4% higher than the previous season, supported by expected large production in South America, Europe and parts of Asia.
05:13
July 22, 2020
Farming for Profit or Loss - Know Your Profitability
Farm profitability can be measured using earnings before interest, taxes, and amortization (EBITA), net farm income, operating profit margin ratio, rate of return on farm assets, and rate of return on farm equity.
03:52
July 21, 2020
Familieboerdery is noodsaaklik vir voedselsekerheid en familiewaardes.
Dwarsoor die wereld is familieboerdery deesdae deel van die algemene gesprekke in landbou en voedselsekerheid. Dit is die behoud van die wereld se familiewaardes en daarmee saam  bied dit ook voedselsekuriteit aan baie mense.
04:57
July 19, 2020