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Nation in Conversation tackles the future of the grain industry

  • 05 September 2019
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Session one on day two of Nampo Cape 2019 dealt with the grain industry with a focus on cash crops such as wheat, canola, malting barley and other alternative crops.

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Nation in Conversation takes a look at transformation success stories in the Western Cape

  • 04 September 2019
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Session two on day one of Nampo Cape 2019 focused on the transformation success stories in the Western Cape. Nation in Conversation anchor, Theo Vorster and his panel discussed the ways in which the successes were achieved and also looked at how these could inspire further successes.

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Nation in Conversation blows winds of foresight during Nampo Cape 2019 opening session

  • 04 September 2019
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The first session of Nation in Conversation at Nampo Cape kicked off at Bredasdorp Park on 4 September 2019 at 10:30 am, with the topic: The role of the private and public sectors in creating a growing economy in SA.

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Nedbank to unpack agrisector solutions through Nation in Conversation at Nampo Cape

  • 02 September 2019
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Africa's largest agriculture gathering, Nampo, is coming to the Western Cape this week, and Nedbank is once again proud to sponsor the groundbreaking Nation in Conversation dialogue, which puts the spotlight on challenges and innovative solutions for the farming sector.

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Senwes serves from farm gate to mill-door

  • 14 August 2019
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The Senwes Group has been serving the agricultural and food sector for more than 110 years. This service offer was expanded over the past 110 years with innovative solutions to the integrated business model on which Senwes depends today to make a meaningful contribution to food security in South Africa.

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Nation in Conversation back at Nampo Cape 4-6 September 2019

  • 02 August 2019
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The agricultural community is gearing itself for the second annual Nampo Cape Agri-festival which will be held at Bredasdorp Park in the Overberg in September. And naturally, South Africa’s leading agricultural talk show, Nation in Conversation will be there to host engaging discussions on hot topics in agriculture, featuring some of the industry’s foremost thought-leaders. Panel discussions will be hosted by Theo Vorster.

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The world of citrus explored in the last episode of NIC

  • 27 June 2019
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Season 5 of the Nation in Conversation television series has come to an end and in this episode, we unpack the ins and outs of the citrus industry.

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We go nuts over Pecans in this week’s Nation in Conversation

  • 20 June 2019
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This week, Nation in Conversation is still exploring the Hartswater region. This time, we are finding out more about the things that have influenced the growth in pecan plantations, the largest one situated in the Vaalhaarts area.

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Nation in conversation focuses on cotton

  • 13 June 2019
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Your sheets, denim jeans, underwear and t-shirts are made partly or entirely of cotton. Cotton, a multifaceted product which fares very well in the Southern African climate, is the focus point of this week’s episode of NIC.

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Nation in Conversation unpacks the complexities of beetroot in the latest episode

  • 10 June 2019
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In the the latest episode of Nation in Conversation, we take a closer look at beetroot and witness the journey of this root vegetable from the farm to your kitchen table. We take a trip to the most Eastern part of the North West Province and stopover in the small agricultural town of Brits.

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Nation in Conversation looks at the beetroot industry

  • 06 June 2019
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This week, Nation in Conversation visits Brits in the North West Province where we will be taking a look into the versatility of beetroot. During this episode, we learn more about the different ways that the root vegetable can be enjoyed and we follow the journey of beetroot from the farm to the table.

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NIC at Nampo (part two)

  • 03 June 2019
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Nation in Conversation visits Nampo Harvest Day again to focus on the panel discussions. The episode begins with inserts of a few exhibitions that stood out at this year’s show.

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Nation in Conversation focuses once more on Nampo 2019

  • 30 May 2019
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This week’s episode is the second part of a two-episode special which focuses on Nampo Harvest Day 2019.

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Nation in Conversation at NAMPO 2019

  • 27 May 2019
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Nation in conversation aired the first of a two-part special highlighting the most thought-provoking excerpts of the Nation in Conversation panel discussions which took place in front of a live audience at this year’s NAMPO Harvest Day from 14 – 17 May 2019.

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Nation in Conversation - Focus on NAMPO 2019

  • 23 May 2019
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This week’s Nation in Conversation is the first of two special episodes dedicated to bringing you all the highlights from the 2019 edition of agriculture's biggest calendar event of the year, NAMPO Harvest Day.

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Nation in Conversation - Forestry forms an integral part of Agriculture

  • 17 May 2019
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Forestry was the buzz-word of the latest episode of Nation in Conversation. The program took a road trip down to the Eastern Cape and got acquainted with the small villages of Ugie and Maclear, situated at the foothills of the Drakensburg.

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Nation in Conversation concludes with a look into the future

  • 17 May 2019
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Friday 17 May 2019, Session 1: Nation in Conversation concluded on a very positive note on the final day of the NAMPO Harvest Day 2019, with “A glance into the future – Opportunities in agriculture”. The session, anchored by Theo Vorster of Galileo Capital, stood apart from the rest of the week’s sessions, in that 80% of the audience was school learners and university students.

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Water: A Critical Commodity

  • 16 May 2019
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Thursday 16 May 2019, Session 2: Thursday’s second session of Nation in Conversation focused on water as a critical commodity. The discussion was live-streamed from the third day of the biggest agriculture show of its kind in the southern hemisphere, the Nampo Harvest Day near Bothaville in the Free State.

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Nation in Conversation asks: ‘How do we revive the platteland?’

  • 16 May 2019
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Thursday 16 May, Session : The Landbouweekblad Editor-in-Chief, Chris Burgess hosted the first session of Nation in Conversation on the third day of the NAMPO Harvest Day outside Bothaville in the Free State, asking how the platteland can be revived.

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NIC Spotlight on the Role of Communal Land in Agricultural Development

  • 15 May 2019
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Wednesday 15 May 2019, Session 3: The third session of Nation in Conversation on the second day of NAMPO Harvest Day outside Bothaville in the Free State saw Christo van der Rheede of Agri SA anchor a discussion which attempted to unlock the somewhat hazy issue around land ownership by traditional leaders and communal land governance.

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