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Avian epidemic plunging poultry industry into turmoil

Avian epidemic plunging poultry industry into turmoil

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – STAKEHOLDERS are divided over South Africa’s prospects of containing the Avian Influenza (AI) as the outbreak spreads in the commercial hub of ...

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Fuel spike piles pressure on agro sector

Fuel spike piles pressure on agro sector

by AKANI CHAUKEJOHANNESBURG – THE rapid increase in the price of fuel is putting pressure on agriculture input costs as South African farmers harvest last summer’s crop and prepar ...

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‘Dumped’ imports ruffle SA poultry’s feathers

‘Dumped’ imports ruffle SA poultry’s feathers

by AKANI CHAUKEJOHANNESBURG – THE South African poultry industry is wary of the alleged harm by chicken imports from Brazil and some European Union (EU) countries. According to st ...

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Fuel hike adds pressure on SA agro sector

Fuel hike adds pressure on SA agro sector

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THE rising fuel prices are likely to add cost pressures on the South African farming sector. Lower oil prices had kept agricultural input costs ...

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Dough firm gives electricity problems the goosebumps

Dough firm gives electricity problems the goosebumps

from DION HENRICK in Cape TownCAPE TOWN – CONSUMERS of bread and similar foods are enjoying the benefits of a move by a proudly-South African company to move t ...

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Consumers bear the brunt of chicken price increases

Consumers bear the brunt of chicken price increases

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE increase of poultry import tariffs is hitting South African consumers hard in the pocket. Following the introduction of the tar ...

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Solar orchard addresses SA fruit bowl’s power woes

Solar orchard addresses SA fruit bowl’s power woes

by DION HENRICK CAPE TOWN - THE installation of a solar plant by an innovative farmer could herald the end of electricity shortages in South Africa’s fruit bowl, as the Ceres ...

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Industry mourns agro expert Karaan

Industry mourns agro expert Karaan

by AKANI CHAUKEJOHANNESBURG – THE farming sector is mourning the demise of land reform and agricultural policy expert, Prof. Mohammad Karaan, who has passed on because of the coro ...

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Food insecurity at its worst in SADC region

Food insecurity at its worst in SADC region

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, AngolaLUANDA - MORE people than ever in the last 15 years are food insecure in Southern Africa. The number has risen to 51,3 million, according to fin ...

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Resurgent pandemic shuts annual Joburg festival

Resurgent pandemic shuts annual Joburg festival

by SAVIOUS KWINIKAJOHANNESBURG – THE sold-out Johannesburg Festival of Lights has been called off in response to South Africa tightening lockdown regulations amid resurgence of th ...

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