Archive for August 2019

NAMPO Cape App: for an exceptional experience

Nampo Cape App

The Overberg is bustling with activity as we are getting closer to NAMPO CAPE 2019, taking place from 4 – 6 September at Bredasdorp Park in Bredasdorp and everybody is talking about the exciting, new NAMPO Cape App As a valuable extension to the NAMPO Cape 2019 event, AgriAbout in partnership with the BVSA group…

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Soil Preparation book for grapevine industries just launched!

Soil preparation book

A brand new book was just released for the wine and table grape industries. SOIL PREPARATION for sustainable wine and table grape production, by Johan van Zyl and Eduard Hoffman, covers knowledge gleaned from research and practical experience that accumulated in South Africa over the past 100 years. The project was a joint venture between…

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Die heuningmakers se toekoms is op die spel

Honey bees threatened

Daardie bottel op die rak met die goue, stroperige vloeistof is uiters gesog by alle mense alhoewel dit ‘n plaas se prys is. Sedert oertye is heuning nie alleen die natuur se wondergawe as soetgoed vir die mens nie maar ook die bron van baie geneeskundige waarhede omdat dit heeltemal natuurlik is en mikro-hoeveelhede natuurlike…

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The Fish and Seafood Value Chain

Fish and seafood value chain

Seafood products are among the most important internationally traded food commodities. The world seafood industry plays a significant role in the economic and social well-being of many nations, as well as in the feeding of a significant part of the world’s population. Fishing and fish farming have emerged as one of the major food processing…

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Water-related Challenges of the 21st Century

Water related challenges

Water gives life and is crucial to development all over the world. It waters the fields; nurtures the crops and stock; provides recreation; it supports mines, industry; electricity generation and it provide life for plants and animals that make up ecosystems. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), climate change would be one…

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The process of transferring residential property in South Africa

Transferring property

In South Africa thousands of property transfers take place daily. People purchase land to live on, to conduct business on or merely to keep as an investment. Here are some of the steps typically involved in the transfer of a residential property: An offer to purchase is signed by the buyer and the seller. Once…

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