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World Farming Press Release
07 Sep 2018
The ANC and Agri SA and its members had a productive and fruitful discussion on various issues pertaining to the agricultural sector. More than 200 members, which included farmer representatives from Agri SA’s provincial, commodity and corporate chambers were present. Members had the opportunity to voice their concerns regarding the agricultural sector to the leadership of the ANC.“This engagement with the ANC is of immeasurable value, we are optimistic about the future of a sustainable agricultural sector in South Africa,” said Dan Kriek, Agri SA President. “I feel that the ANC heard our concerns and will take it into consideration…
05 Sep 2018
Thousands expected for outdoor farming expo at KALRO in Naivasha “Poland and Kenya share a similar story, whereby Poland underwent a major agricultural transition period of mechanisation, optimisation and adapting new technologies to farming sector comprising of can be categorised as typical medium-scale farming,” says Michael Mazurewicz - Head of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) office in Nairobi and organisers of the Polish Pavilion at the upcoming Farm-Tech Expo Kenya in Naivasha from 12-13 September.He adds: “Poland as a country was once at a fairly similar level where Kenya is now in terms of agriculture. Taking into account…
04 Sep 2018
"The economy will not recover as long as the ANC continues to destroy economic growth and wealth with its socialist and communist political and economic systems," says independent economist Fanie Brink. Brink reacted to the negative growth rate for the second quarter announced today, indicating that the country is experiencing a technical recession again. "Economic growth is created almost throughout the world in a capitalist economic system driven by the profit motive. Even Russia and China are today America's largest trading partners because they embraced capitalism and, as a result, made very big economic progress. " "There can be nothing…
03 Sep 2018
Agri SA is continuously in discussion regarding the principles of a sustainable agricultural sector with the international community in an official and balanced manner. Affiliated farmers from Gauteng, the Free State and North West as well as industry leaders conducted successful discussions with South Africa’s largest trading partners last week. This is part of Agri SA’s continued engagement with decisionmakers. Agri SA and its farmer-representatives discussed trade and the strengthened relations with international markets, farm security, as well as its opposition to expropriation without compensation (EWC) and farm landgrabs. “In no way was any reference made to organisations and their…
31 Aug 2018
The Annual Farmers Day in Koppies Free State was jointly organised by Cairo Group, leading supplier of Case IH equipment and Northmec, Case IH distributor in South Africa / Case IH held a demonstration of the new Early Riser planter and showcased its extensive tractor offering / The event attracted more than 500 farmers from across South Africa St. Valentin, 31 August 2018 Case IH distributor Northmec and Cairo Group hosted the Annual Farmers Day in Koppies Free State on August 15. The event attracted more than 500 farmers from across South Africa to Farm Cairo in Heilbron District for…
30 Aug 2018
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29 Aug 2018
Energy project developers and investors in East Africa are all talking about the huge impact that mini grids and off grid power projects can make as the region plays catch-up in its generation capacity. Several exciting projects will be in focus at the 20th edition of the Future Energy East Africa conference and exhibition, formerly known as EAPIC or the East African Power Industry Convention, which returns to the KICC in Nairobi from 12-13 September.Access to energy and the speed at which the region is achieving this will be a strong theme of the event. A firm favourite and a…
29 Aug 2018
Nokian Heavy Tyres, August 29, 2018 – Whenever the goods and people move, forest is being harvested or earth moved, the 120 year-old Nokian Tyres is working along. The range of products we present at FinnMETKO 2018 gives an excellent idea how the continuous product development while listening to the end users results in improved tire safety, economy and sustainability – in a word, peace of mind. Once again, a comprehensive range of machinery companies gather to Jämsä at FinnMETKO 2018 trade fair. Nokian Tyres is presenting a record number of new products for different end user segments as well…
27 Aug 2018
"The primary agricultural objectives must be taken into account in the debate on land expropriation without compensation, otherwise it will not succeed, and South Africa will become an underdeveloped country like most other African countries," says Fanie Brink, an independent agricultural economist. He said in all the statements that were made about land expropriation, clear prerequisites have not been defined for the crucial importance of the basic objectives of agriculture, which means that the departure point of the government's land reform policy and the support it has received from the organised agriculture and private business sector is not correct. These…