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Wes-Kaap Jongboer van die Jaar

Agri Wes-Kaap Santam Landbou Jongboer van die Jaar aangewys

‘n 36-jarige eierprodusent van Plettenbergbaai is die Agri Wes-Kaap Santam Landbou Jongboer van die Jaar vir 2019. Johan van der Schyff is op Woensdagaand 22 ...
Wes-Kaap Jongboer

Wes-Kaap Jongboer van die jaar 2019 deelnemers

“Die uiteenlopende bedryfsvertakkings, fokus, energie en ingesteldheid van vanjaar se deelnemers aan die Agri Wes-Kaap Santam Landbou Jongboer van die Jaar 2019 kompetisie, wys net ...
Ina Paarman's Blondies

Blondies

Our Brownies are one of our most popular bake mixes. Do try this white chocolate recipe with added nuts using our Vanilla Cake Mix. Makes ...
Ina Paarman;s Pork chop and plums

Pork Chops with Plums

The success and succulence of this recipe for pork chops with plums depends on the thickness of the chops. Ask the butcher to cut 2 ...
Prebiotics

The health benefits of prebiotics in dairy products

Changes in lifestyle and eating habits have led to considerable multiplication of health problems and chronic diseases. There is a growing global concern on nutrition ...
Why eat more fish

Why eat more fish and seafood?

Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans. Seafood prominently includes fish (finfish) and shellfish. Shellfish include various species of molluscs, ...
Agritourism

Opportunities for diversification and sustainability in Agritourism routes

Agritourism routes offer opportunities for diversification and sustainability to the agricultural sector in South Africa. The agricultural sector is a key driver of South Africa’s ...
Food scientist

Trailblazers graduate with an MSc in Food and Nutrition Security

Alison Barr, Hlanzeka Mpanza and Anja Lategan will forever go down in the annals of Stellenbosch University (SU) as trailblazers. They are the first three ...
Bigbucks apples

Military vet becomes a Farmer of the Year

South Africa in the late 1980’s was a powder-keg. A nationwide state-of-emergency was in place which increased the apartheid government’s already over-reaching powers to detain ...
Dairy product of the year

Boetiekkaas klop 800 produkte as suiwelproduk van die jaar

‘n Boetiekkaas gemaak van gelyke hoeveelhede bok- en beesmelk is Suid-Afrika se 2019 Suiwelproduk van die Jaar. St Francis of Ashisi, vervaardig deur Belnori Boutique ...
SA Dairy championships

Good news for dairy industry

Good news for dairy industry: SA Dairy Championships attracts 882 entries The biggest dairy competition in Africa, the judging of the South African Diary Championships, ...
Speculaas flavoured chocolate chip cookies

Speculaas Flavoured Chocolate Chip Cookies

On our last trip to Holland I became hooked on the delicious flavour of these biscuits. Do try them, they are superb with a cup ...
Chicken salad

Chicken and Char-grilled Pepper Salad

Classy and cool, we plated the salad on a pretty non-breakable plastic plate. Easy to transport and non-breakable. Serves 4 YOU WILL NEED 1 shop ...
Tobacco farming

Stellenbosch University’s agriculture team to help Malawian farming find a new focus

Stellenbosch University (SU) partnered with institutions in the US and Malawi to help Malawian economy find a new focus and become less dependent on tobacco ...
SA Cheese Festival

Ontdek 18 ervarings by die 18de SA Kaasfees

Ontdek 18 ervarings by die 18de Suid-Afrikaanse Kaasfees van Vrydag 26 tot Sondag 28 April 2019 op Sandringham buite Stellenbosch. Dit bied ‘n ware waarde ...
Buttermilk cake

Buttermilk Cake Recipe

We have found that the Vanilla Cake is delicious and stays moist for longer if made with buttermilk in place of milk and a mixture ...
Flattie in a Frying pan

Flattie in a Frying Pan Recipe

Looking for a quick and easy way to cook a chicken without having to switch on the oven? Try this Flattie in a Frying Pan ...
Biltong salad

Biltong Salad with Blue Cheese and Figs

This Biltong Salad with Blue cheese and Figs is  South African fare at its best. Use fresh figs when in season. Serves 4-5 YOU WILL ...
Groot Plaasproe

‘Livestock’ en ‘Die Groot Plaasproe’ bekroon

Die landbou-ekspo-plaaservaring-kombinasie ‘Agri-Expo Livestock’ en ‘Die Groot Plaasproe’ is op Donderdag 31 Januarie 2019 met een van die bedryf se prestige-toekennings, naamlik die ROAR-toekenning as ...
Faculty of AgriSciences

Faculty of AgriSciences grows from strenght to strenght

Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of AgriSciences grows from strenght to strenght.During the December graduation ceremony, a total of 247 students in the faculty received their first ...
Prof Nick Vink

Prof Nick Vink earns coveted Chancellor’s Award

Eminent agricultural economist, Professor Nicholas (Nick) Vink, earns the coveted Chancellor’s Award after two decades of eminent for community interaction and research. He is the ...
More vegetables

More vegetables, less meat for all our sakes

Researchers are clear: the healthy diet for a healthy planet is more vegetables, less meat. What matters is the food that’s served, and the way ...
Chicken-a-la-King

Chicken à La King Recipe

This Chicken a La King Recipe is a classic. Serves 4 YOU WILL NEED 4 chicken breast fillets, each cut across the grain into 5-6 ...
Keep apples chilled for quality

Keep your apples chilled for the best quality fruit

With hot summer temperatures expected for the next few months, here are some tips from Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing’s Quality Assurance Manager, Henk Griessel for how ...
Cheese festival

Vier SA Kaasfees se 18de jaar in 2019!

Die gewilde Suid-Afrikaanse Kaasfees vier in 2019 ‘n groot mylpaal – sy 18de bestaansjaar! Feesgangers kan uitsien na ‘n waarlik unieke ervaring van kaas en ...
Bonnievale wines

R300 miljoen samesmelting plaas wynreus op koers vir langtermyn sukses

Die Bonnievale Wynkelder-groep en Wandsbeck Wyne smelt saam en vorm ’n wynmaatskappy met bates van meer as R300m. Die wynkelders in die Robertson-streek se amalgamasie ...
Pink apple sauce

Pink Apple Sauce Recipe

Stunning colour and delicious taste! This pink apple sauce recipe makes a big batch. Freeze half for later or bake an apple pie. Stir 1 ...
Glazed Gamon

Glazed Gammon with Mandarins Recipe

I find gammon an economical cut, because it is so handy to have in the fridge the next day for salads, sandwiches and to add ...
Not a spider bite

Spider bites in southern Africa

The subject of spider bites in southern Africa is a rabbit warren of hoax emails, misinformation, misconceptions and ignorance. It’s almost impossible to identify a ...
Pieter Graaff Farmer of the year 2018

National Farmer of the Year 2018: Pieter Graaff

At a gala event held in Stellenbosch on Friday evening, November 16, 2018 the Agricultural Writers SA announced the winners of the 2018 National Farmer, ...
Christel Fortuin

Christel Fortuin is a star in the making

Now that the rains have returned to the Boland, the farm road leading to the office at Lakeview Farm is muddy and the previously scorched ...
Coffee in mountains

When growers want to offer a place to stay

Agri tourism or farm stays is a growing hospitality sector and the reasons why are clear: better bang for the Buck and an opportunity to ...
Roasted Bell Peppers and White bean salad

Roasted Bell Pepper and White Bean Salad Recipe

Bean salads are high fashion. Combine the beans with roasted peppers and dress with a dressing that will cater for vegetarian guests as well. Serves ...
Lamb necks on the braai

Lamb Necks on the braai recipe

Lamb necks on the braai is one of my best discoveries! With the price of lamb chops skyrocketing, you can still get your lamb fix ...
Apples and reading

Pam Sue-Taylor spreads a love of reading along with an apple a day

Have you heard the phrase: Ask a busy person if you want to get the job done? Pam Sue-Taylor, of Sonstraal Heights, Durbanville, lives up ...
Agri Worker of the Year

Isaac Ntoto of Mossel Bay wins the 2018 Prestige Agri Award

Isaac Ntoto, from Garden of Eden Berries in Brandwag, Mossel Bay wins this year’s Prestige Agri Award. The announcement was made at a gala event ...
Agnes Lekhori

Agriculture is one of the industries that can be left to future generations

If you plant an apple or pear tree today, you might have to wait up to five years before you see the first fruit and ...
Fruit and vegetables

World lacks enough plants for healthy diet

Guidelines for a healthy diet emphasise fresh fruit and vegetables. Right now, there may not be enough in the gardens to nourish a cooler, healthier ...
Food safety

SU launches SA’s first centre for food safety

Efforts to support food safety in South Africa received a significant boost when Stellenbosch University (SU), in conjunction with Tiger Brands, launched the on-campus Centre ...
Spekboom in bloom

Spekboom: the wonder plant of the dry regions

Portulacaria afra (known as elephant bush, dwarf jade plant, porkbush, spekboom in Afrikaans iNtelezi in Zulu and iGqwanitsha in Xhosa) is a small-leaved succulent plant ...

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