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All roads lead to Nampo and Nation in Conversation 2019

  • 14 May 2019
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Tuesday 14 May 2019: Session 1- The second session of Nation in Conversation at NAMPO 2019 kicked off at 10:00, 14 May 2019 at the first day of the country’s biggest agricultural event, near Bothaville in the western Free State.

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A closer look at the wheat industry

  • 13 May 2019
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In episode 6, we go through the wheat value chain and the influence it has on the world’s food security. Wheat, rice and maize are the biggest grain types in the world and South Africa produces 2,3 million tons of wheat per year.

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AFGRI at NAMPO 2019 to talk about positive changes and new service offerings

  • 10 May 2019
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Leading agribusiness scales up significantly in past 12 months

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Nedbank eager to drive NAMPO agri-sector dialogue through Nation in Conversation

  • 10 May 2019
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Klerksdorp, Monday, 13 May 2019 – Nedbank is once again proud to add its voice to the premier Nampo 2019 event showcasing innovation and highlighting challenges, as well as prospective solutions, in the agri-sector.

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Nation in Conversation takes a look at the wheat industry

  • 09 May 2019
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Many people refer to wheat as the staple food of the world. In this episode, leading wheat farmer in the Bloemfontein area, Frikkie van der Merwe takes us through the process of wheat farming. We also visit FG La Pasta, a sophisticated pasta factory in Gauteng.

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Nurseries under the magnifying glass on Nation in Conversation

  • 06 May 2019
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We put nurseries under the magnifying glass in episode 5 of Nation in Conversation, and citrus takes centre stage. The program takes a trip to Limpopo where we discover the picturesque Letsitele region.

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Exploring citrus with Nation in Conversation

  • 02 May 2019
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The South African citrus industry has seen a huge turnaround in the past couple of years and Nation in Conversation this week sets off to find out how. We travel to the Letsitele region in Limpopo, home of Du Roi, the biggest citrus nursery in Southern Africa and we discover a host of other hidden treasures.

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Conversation centers around livestock

  • 29 April 2019
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Conversation zones-in on livestock farming in the fourth episode of the new Nation in Conversation series this week. The program takes viewers on a tour through Potchefstroom to become better acquainted with the town’s most popular attractions. We are introduced to pioneering cattle farmer Gideon Oosthuizen and we delve deeper into showcasing exactly what high pressure grazing entails.

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Nation in Conversation comes alive this week

  • 24 April 2019
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Livestock is the topic at hand in this week’s episode of Nation in Conversation. We take a closer look at the livestock industry which makes up a major part of our food intake. This will be the fourth offering of the new series of Nation in Conversation broadcast on kykNET on Thursday, 25 April at 18:00.

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The world of onions in episode 3 of Nation in Conversation

  • 22 April 2019
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There are different onion types eaten around the world, but this vegetable remains a favourite due to its versatility and ability to add flavour to any dish. In episode three, Nation in Conversation zooms into where most of South African’s onions are produced.

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Hard to peel, but full of flavour in episode 3 of Nation in Conversation

  • 18 April 2019
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Known for its nature of making you shed a tear while chopping or peeling it, onions are perfect for adding flavour to any dish. Episode 3 looks into farming with onions.

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Raisins take the spotlight

  • 15 April 2019
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Thought raisin's market consists only of packets of raisins sold in chain stores? Think again. The episode, which centered on raisins brought up some interesting facts that will make you sit upright and pay attention.

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Raisins take centre stage in the second episode of the new season of the Nation in Conversation series

  • 10 April 2019
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While they might look like wrinkled old grapes, raisins are actually an incredibly healthy and nutritious snack. Not only are they deliciously decadent, but they are also chock-full of goodness. Thursday 11 April at 6pm on kykNET, viewers get a front row seat to find out more on this.

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Nation in Conversation takes us through the wonderful world of maize

  • 09 April 2019
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If you thought you knew all there is to know about the grain maize and starch industries, the first episode of the brand new Nation in Conversation season would have been a welcome eye-opener. It was so interesting; it was like reading the maize encyclopedia.

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Nation in Conversation is back with a brand new series

  • 03 April 2019
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The exciting 2019 Nation in Conversation series kicks off this Thursday, 4 April 2019 with the opening program focusing on maize and more specifically, the starch industry.

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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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