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Government meets with the South African cane growers association (SACGA) on sugar crisis

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies met with the South African Cane Growers Association (SACGA) to discuss the impact of imported...

SA makes its mark in fisheries economy.

South Africa is no longer a spectator country in the business of the ocean and fisheries economy, said  Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries...

SA food products capturing attention at Japan exhibition

The South African food products and beverages are receiving interest at 44th FOODEX exhibition in Chiba, Japan. The 30 businesspeople who are supported by the...

Government intervenes to save the poultry industry.

  The South African government continues to deploy a number of interventions to support the poultry industry. These include measures to boost competitiveness, value-addition and...

AgriSA sheds light on national electricity crisis

Masoka Dube AS the country is reeling under the pressure of load shedding, Agri SA says it has a solution to the problem. Agri SA members...

To protect jobs on farms: do not increase taxes on cigarettes.

  As Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is set to table his budget this week, the recently-launched Black Tobacco Farmers Association (BTFA) calls for government to...

MEC Shongwe donates 26 sheep to Amersfoort farmer

  Masoka Dube Mpumalanga’s Livestock Development Programme, Masibuyele Esibayeni (MESP) has been relaunched at Amersfoort, Mpumalanga Highveld on Friday. During the launch, Mpumalanga Agriculture MEC Vusi Shongwe...

Ambassador Sizani encourages SA companies to embrace partnerships with German counterparts

Tumelo Waga Dibakwane The South African Ambassador to Germany, Mr Stone Sizani has encouraged local companies to strongly embrace partnerships with their German counterparts, especially...

SA’s Fruit and Vegetable Export Capabilities to be on Full Display in Germany

Tumelo Waga Dibakwane Delegates from South African companies comprising 22 firms and three industry associations have yesterday arrived in Berlin, Germany on a mission to...

SA wine exports increased by 4 percent last year

Masoka Dube DESPITE the drought that engulfed South Africa last year, the country’s wine industry export figures rose by 4 percent to R9.06 billion in 2018. The industry’s...
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AgriTalk is aimed at the agricultural sector of Nkomazi, the food basket (fruit basket?), not only of Mpumalanga province, but far and beyond. The aim of this section of Mpumalanga NewsHorn is to educate and inform our readers, from the University of Pretoria’s Departments of Environment and Conservation to consumers and farmers in Mozambique.

AgriTalk will highlight the specific services in our region, keep the farming community abreast of the latest agricultural trends and products and also showcase our people. The farmers, the producers, manufacturers and suppliers will be brought together under the now much-loved and well-known banner of the NewsHorn.

This special monthly section will address the specific needs pertaining to the entire industry and hopefully, with the input of experts in the various fields, lead to a bountiful harvest for all. It is hoped that this part of our publication will provide insight and bring the various sectors in the agricultural arena together – the farmer and the service provider. The first edition of AgriTalk, which will be published on 30 April, will focus on seasonal fruit such as bananas, guavas, naartjies, pawpaws and grapefruit.

For our advertisers AgriTalk will provide a wonderful opportunity to showcase their various products and find new markets. For our readers, it will provide an interesting and educational insight into our region with its abundance of food products and varied agricultural activities.

With AgriTalk grow your business, grow your harvest.