#SaveSAWine creates a buzz with mural project

The South African Wine Industry Transformation Unit (SAWITU) participated in the #SaveSAWine campaign, run by Erica Taylor of Uncorkified. This campaign is known for creating a buzz around South African wine and they more than lived up to the expectation with the unveiling of the #savesawinemuralproject, championed by Sarah Krone of Robinson & Sinclair and…

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Benefits of modern CTRM for agriculture industry

Commodity traders in agriculture companies face these 5 main business challenges: 1. Cash management 2. Risk/hedging effectiveness 3. Operational/supply chain efficiencies 4. Accurate & timely market intelligence 5. Regulatory compliance Limitations of traditional commodity management: Using monolithic CTRM (Commodity Trading & Risk Management) systems results in data-siloes with no real-time connection between procurement, logistics and…

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Nursery owners hone their Honeybush skills

Such was the interest in a short course about various aspects related to the management of Honeybush nurseries that it was fully booked within a week. The one-day course was held on 25 November 2020 at the Thornham Community Hall, close to Storms River Bridge on the N2, in the Eastern Cape, and attracted beginners…

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Sprinkane!!

Die twee sprinkaansoorte wat Afrika, die Midde-Ooste en sentraal Asië soms bedreig, is die woestynsprinkaan of rooisprinkaan wat in die Sahelgebied van Afrika tot selfs in die Saharawoestyn sy kop uitsteek en die Midde-Ooste tot sover as Indië voorkom. Dan is daar ook die bruin sprinkaan of treksprinkaan wat in die suide van Afrika voorkom.…

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Better Farm Security

Preventing farm attacks with better farm security is something that should be on everyone’s mind, farmer or not. No farmer, no food, as simple as that. We cannot afford to have our farmers driven from the land. This article provides an insight as to how to approach your farm’s security in a practical manner that…

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