Get ready for the Grabouw Weekend Warrior

Get ready for the Grabouw Weekend Warrior

To take full advantage of the peak apple season so that many of the orchards in the apple valley will still be laden with fruit while the mountain bikers explore the area, The Grabouw Weekend Warrior  fundraising event, grown by Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing, will be on April 15 and 16 this year. Like last year,…

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NAMPO Cape 2022: Times of Change

Nampo Cape 2022

From 14-17 September 2022, all roads lead to Bredasdorp again for the annual NAMPO Cape Expo at Bredasdorp Park. Visitors to NAMPO Cape 2022 can look forward to: More than 500 exhibitors BKB Merino Classic National Championships Nation in Conversation discussions of current topics Nedbank Flora flower arrangements Agricultural trials and demonstrations Elim Fynbos exhibition…

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SA Cheese Festival Attendees’ Buying Power Impresses

SA Cheese Festival Attendees’ Buying Power Impresses After Covid-19 Interruption

This year’s South African Cheese Festival from 30 April to 2 May 2022 at Sandringham outside Stellenbosch was a huge success measured by the purchasing power of festivalgoers and by satisfied exhibitors. All the tickets sold out for the festival, which was presented for the first time since 2019 due to Covid. This year’s festival…

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Bonnievale Chenin Blanc reveals its stature at Veritas 2021

Bonnievale Chenin Blanc reveals its stature at Veritas 2021

Bonnievale has once again been shown to be a champion of Chenin Blanc following the announcement this week of medal winners at the esteemed Veritas Awards. Winning one of only five Gold medals awarded in the varietal category was the River Collection Chenin Blanc 2021. Accompanying the wine on the winner’s podium was the Bonnievale…

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Jongboer van die Jaar 2021

Wes-Kaap Jongoer 2021

Alexander Gibson: Agri Wes-Kaap Santam Landbou se Jongboer van die Jaar 2021 Die 32-jarige Alexander Gibson van Ceres in die Witzenberg Vallei is Woensdagaand 19 Mei tydens ‘n glansgeleentheid in die Paarl as die Agri Wes-Kaap Santam Landbou Jongboer van die Jaar aangewys. Hy sal die Wes-Kaap later vanjaar by die nasionale Agri SA Toyota…

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Wiele aan die rol vir projekte by Bredasdorp Park

Toyota SA sit die wiele aan die rol vir projekte by Bredasdorp Park

Toyota SA het op 17 Maart 2021 twee Toyota Hilux bakkies aan die direksie van Bredasdorp Park NPC oorhandig vir gebruik vir bedryf van die park en vir doeleindes van die bemarking van Bredasdorp Park en Nampo Kaap. Toyota SA het in 2019 die besluit geneem om by Nampo Kaap betrokke te raak op en…

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2020 LNR Meester Suiwelboer Toekennings

Meester Suiwelboer 2020

Die jaarlikse Landbou Navorsingsraad (LNR) se Nasionale Meester Suiwelboer toekenningsgeleentheid is op Woensdag 21 Oktober 2020 as ‘n virtuele geleentheid aangebied deur Agri-Expo, namens die Nasionale Melkaantekening- en Verbeteringskema van die LNR. Die gesogte kompetisie vier Suid-Afrika se beste kommersiële en kleinskaal presteerders in die bedryf en word deur verskeie sleutelrolspelers as ‘n hoogtepunt op…

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Klimaat en Landboutoestande Oktober 2020

Landbouvooruitsigte

Ryp en lae temperature het steeds voortgeduur oor groot dele van Suid-Afrika gedurende September. Matige tot redelike strawwe ryp het gedurende die laaste week van September voorgekom en skades veroorsaak aan druiwe, vrugte- en neutbome, aartappels en vroeë aanplantings van winterkoring. Die voorkoms van ryp in die laaste deel van September is later as wat…

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Project Fruit Fly Free Fruit Production in southern Africa

Fruit fly

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, marks the beginning of Project: F3 Fruit Fly Free – Establishment and maintenance of fruit production areas free and under low prevalence of fruit fly pests in Southern Africa coordinated by the Agricultural Research Council (ARC). This primary objective of the project is to develop a regionally harmonised framework for development…

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