Fracking fight to go on
FARMERS want to continue to oppose fracking in the Karoo but welcomed baseline studies on their water reservoirs.
‘ANC, kry jou huis in orde’
“EK roep die ANC-regering tot orde. Hulle moet hul huis in orde kry. Die ANC het sy siel verloor. Dis nie meer die ANC van Nelson Mandela en Walter Sisulu nie.”
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Dawie Maree, Snr economist of Agri SA on Proposed Repeal of VAT Zero-Rating on Goods for Agricultural, Pastoral and Other Farming Purposes
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Preferential exporter acces
A SMALL and shrinking percentage of bilateral trade flows are eligible for preferences. Modern free trade agreements (FTAs) offer substantially less “preferential” tariff access than in the past; the focus is rather increasingly on regulatory standards and other non-tariff measures
Boeing, SAA to make jet fuel from tobacco
US planemaker Boeing has teamed up with South African Airways to develop jet fuel from a tobacco plant as part of efforts to cut carbon emissions and promote green energy in Africa’s most advanced economy.
Cele wil ‘landelike veiligheid, veediefstal takel’
Bheki Cele, adjunkminister van landbou, bosbou en visserye, sê hy het die nuwe Jerusalem in die landbou ontdek en hy voel dis sy roeping om na die veiligheid van boerderygemeenskappe om te sien.
Wine industry loses farms but achieves record exports
The South African wine industry loses about 100 small farmers and 1,000ha of vineyards each year, though better yields have helped it achieve record export and production, an industry body says.
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