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Nation in Conversation signs-off with a youth focus on last day of first Nampo Cape

  • 14 September 2018
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Nation in Conversation concluded its live recordings at the inaugural Nampo Cape with a focus on the youth in agriculture.

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Nation in Conversation looks at Training and training institutions in Agriculture

  • 13 September 2018
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The fourth episode of the Nation Conversation recordings at the inaugural Nampo Cape festival in Bredasdorp looked at training and training institutions in Agriculture on Thursday 13 September 2018.

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The Big Barley Discussion on Nation in Conversation at Nampo Cape

  • 13 September 2018
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Day two of the inaugural Nampo Cape got underway at Bredasdorp Park in the Overberg today, 13 September 2018, when the Nation in Conversation Agri-talkshow kicked off with an in-depth discussion about Barley.

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Sustainable Meat Production on Nation in Conversation at Nampo Cape

  • 12 September 2018
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The second session of Nation in Conversation at the inaugural Nampo Cape agri-expo shone the spotlight on sustainable intensive meat (sheep) production with show host Theo Voster facilitating a panel of speakers which included Dr Karin Wessels of Mamre Intensive Sheep Farms, Izak Hofmeyr of Plaas Media; Veterinarian Dr D’Wall Hauptfleisch; and Charné Josling a lecturer at the University of the Free State, specialising in animal feed.

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Nation in Conversation part of first ever Nampo Cape

  • 12 September 2018
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Nation in Conversation, South Africa’s premiere Agri-talk show, is proud to be part of the first-ever Nampo Cape, which got underway today at Bredasdorp Park in the Overberg. Nampo Cape is the sister event of the Nampo Harvest Day, held annually near Bothaville in the Free State. The agri-festival is considered the biggest event on the SA Agri-calendar attracting over 80 000 people this year. GrainSA, the organisers of the show hopes the Cape version of the festival attracts similar numbers.

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South Africa depends on resilient maize farmers

  • 26 July 2018
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Johan Bezuidenhout of NWK, a company that provides a range of services to maize farmers, speaks to Nation in Conversation about how farmers are managing their businesses within the challenging environment.

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Female farmer of the future

  • 26 July 2018
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This psychology graduate gave up the corporate life for a career in agriculture and she’s not looking back.

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From farm worker to award-winning farmer

  • 19 July 2018
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Thulo realised his lifelong dream of becoming a farmer and being his own boss – he shares some of his secrets to success

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Trends in agriculture

  • 12 July 2018
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Earlier this year, I came across an interesting article by the U.S. agricultural economist, Jason Lusk, highlighting the disruptive trends in food and agriculture.

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Growing a business and flourishing in farming

  • 12 July 2018
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This self-proclaimed “rural girl” from Abbotsdale and her partner, Elton, are gaining ground in the agricultural sector.

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