'Farming from your stoep' at the touch of a button

Jul 15 2018 16:15

SA start-up Aerobotics is using drone technology and data analytics to help farmers manage disease and pest control at the touch of a button.


State under fire over lax food safety regulations

Jul 08 2018 11:09

After the recent listeriosis outbreak that claimed the lives of more than 200 people, the department of health has come under fire for lax food safety legislation.


French discover new pleasure... adult comics about wine

Jun 30 2018 12:09

It is no secret that the French love wine. But they are also the world's second biggest consumers of graphic novels after the Japanese.


WATCH: Avocado as good as gold for SA farmers

Jun 21 2018 20:47

South Africa is experimenting with ways to extend its avocado season, as the internationally popular fruit boosts the local economy.


Buyout said to value Africa's largest feedlot at R6bn

Jun 18 2018 15:50

Africa’s largest cattle feedlot is considering a management buyout that will value the company based south of Johannesburg at about R6bn.


Sea Harvest makes progress with Viking Fishing Group acquisition

Jun 13 2018 17:12

A consortium of black-owned companies led by the Sea Harvest Group has confirmed the terms of its transaction to acquire the fishing business of Viking Fishing Holdings.


Pig farmers 'pray' as Tiger Brands shuts plants after deaths

Jun 04 2018 08:06

The People First Piggery in the gritty South African mining city of Rustenburg used to slaughter 150 pigs each month. It’s now down to zero.


Investec apologises to Tongaat CEO over analyst quit call

Jun 01 2018 17:01

Tongaat Hulett CEO Peter Staude should resign, an Investec analyst said this week, citing prolonged under-performance by the country's largest sugar producer.

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Five things you need to know about SA's illicit tobacco trade

Jun 04 2018 15:07

SARS is cracking down on illicit trade, according to Acting Commissioner Mark Kingon. As it tightens the reins, here's what you need to know about illicit tobacco trade - a contributor to significant losses to the fiscus, and a suspected factor in state capture.


UAE bans imports of SA livestock after outbreak of Rift Valley Fever

May 30 2018 13:11

The fever, which can cause disease, death and abortion in livestock, has been confirmed in sheep on a farm in the Jacobsdal area of the Free State.

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