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22
OCT
2021

77. The Weekly Wrap – 29 October

Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and learn about the articles featured in the 29 October issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Sindira Chetty.

This week’s main feature focuses on how to start farming with R1 million. A number of experts discuss the start-up potential of layers, broilers, pigs, vegetables and lucerne. In another feature, livestock nutrition specialist Dr Francois van de Vyver shares nutrition tips for growing your bull from a weaner to a top herd sire and find out how a farmer is breaking new ground for saffron production in South Africa.

As in previous episodes Chetty also highlights some of the top performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly.
15
OCT
2021

76. The Weekly Wrap – 22 October

In this episode of the Weekly Wrap, Janine Ryan and Julinda Schroeder discuss what listeners can expect from the 22 October issue of Farmer’s Weekly, which will be on shelf on 15 October.

In the features this week, Farmer’s Weekly speaks to grazing specialist Dr Chris Dannhauser, who explains the importance of choosing the correct forage crop for your farming environment to meet the needs of your animals. Farmer’s Weekly also speaks to Emily Kok, a sheep farmer in the Karoo, about the challenges she faces running a successful operation on communal land.

As in other episodes, Schroeder discusses the headlines that made the news in the 22 October issue.
08
OCT
2021

75. The Weekly Wrap – 15 October

Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and learn about the articles featured in the 15 October issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Denene Erasmus.

Our main feature this week profiles a farmer from the Free State who, despite being unable to secure land ownership via government’s land reform programme has built a successful mixed farming business on leased land. Readers can also learn about a six-step production management plan that can be followed to maximise soya bean yields. A wine grape farmer from the Western Cape explains how they have been able to keep their family farming business going by diversifying into growing other crops, and by adding value to some of their produce. In our livestock section this week we speak to breeders who are part of the Bosveld Santa Gertrudis Study Group.

As in previous episodes Erasmus also highlights some of the top performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly.
01
OCT
2021

74. The Weekly Wrap – 8 October

Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and learn about the articles featured in the 8 October issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Julinda Schroeder.
In this week’s main feature, we provide guidelines for preparing for livestock auctions.
In our regular segment on different agriculture industries across the continent, we focus on Ghana.
As in previous episodes Schroeder also highlights some of the top performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly’s various platforms.
24
SEP
2021

73. The Weekly Wrap – 1 October

Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and learn about the articles featured in the 1 October issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Sindira Chetty.

Our main feature in this week’s issue looks at regenerative grazing and how three cattle farmers experienced positive results with the use of regeneration as a means of restoring veld. They’ve also been able to increase their veld’s carrying capacity. We also, speak to Sinenhlanhla Mnguni, chairperson of the Fair-Trade Independent Cannabis Association about the growth of cannabis in SA and we find out how a natural approach to farming has enhanced the sustainability of a Limpopo farm.

As in previous episodes Chetty also highlights some of the top performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly.
17
SEP
2021

72. The Weekly Wrap – 24 September

In this episode of the Weekly Wrap, Janine Ryan and Julinda Schroeder take a look at what readers can expect from the 24 September issue of Farmer’s Weekly, which will be on shelf on 17 September.

In this issue, we take a look at how dairy farmers can reduce their carbon footprints, while increasing milk yield and profits. We also take a look at some of the leading news stories in the issue, including the shortage of veterinarians in South Africa.

Ryan and Schroeder also offer an overview of farming in Morocco, and look at some of the challenges faced by this sector.
10
SEP
2021

71. The Weekly Wrap – 17 September

Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and learn about the articles featured in the 17 Sept issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Denene Erasmus.
Our main feature in this week’s issue looks at the use of embryo flushing in livestock breeding to speed up genetic improvement. Readers can also learn more about new guava cultivars, and about an apple, pear and plum export farm in Ceres which has successfully branched into cider production, using fresh apples to produce award-winning ciders.
As in previous episodes Erasmus also highlights some of the top performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly.
03
SEP
2021

70. The Weekly Wrap – 10 September

Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and learn about the articles featured in the 10 September issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Julinda Schroeder.
This week’s main article features an interview with Helene Roodt, who breeds exotic chickens for the showring, near Vredefort.
This week, we also present the first of a new segment in which we will look at different agriculture industries across the continent, with farming in Egypt being the first focus.
As in previous episodes Schroeder also highlights some of the top performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly’s various platforms.
27
AUG
2021

69. The Weekly Wrap – 3 September

Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and learn about the articles featured in the 3 September issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Denene Erasmus.

Our main feature in this week’s issue looks at the important role performance testing, and Phase D testing for bulls in particular, plays in building a more efficient beef herd. We also take a look at a rooftop hops farm in Johannesburg, and we visit Insectec in Letsitele, which, according to its owners, is the largest insectary in the Southern Hemisphere.

As in previous episodes, Erasmus also highlights some of the top-performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly.
20
AUG
2021

68. The Weekly Wrap – 27 August

Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and learn about the articles featured in the 27 August issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Sindira Chetty.

In this issue, we look at the basics of hoof health management in cattle. Animal health experts discuss common problems faced in hoof health and offer easy solutions. Dr Peter Evans of SAPPo talks about pig welfare and how to raise stress-free pigs. And we find out how diversity is key to obtaining a superior macadamia nut crop, as cross-pollination between varieties can lead to a yield increase.

As in previous episodes Chetty also highlights some of the top performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly.
13
AUG
2021

67. The Weekly Wrap – 20 August

In this episode of the Weekly Wrap, Janine Ryan and Julinda Schroeder discuss what you can expect from the 20 August issue of Farmer’s Weekly, which will be on shelf from 13 August.

In this issue, Farmer’s Weekly looks at a Boer goat stud run on a 10ha farm in North West. Owner Jonathan Carlson says that he prioritises quality over quantity, and that farmers should invest in good animal genetics from the get-go. Ryan also discusses the poor drainage of soils, which is an ever-present threat to crop production. This article is one of two in this week’s special focus on irrigation and soil health.

Schroeder speaks about the news highlights in the 20 August issue.
06
AUG
2021

66. The Weekly Wrap – 13 August

In this episode of the Weekly Wrap, hosted by Julinda Schroeder, we take a look at coffee production in Limpopo. Zander Ernst of Allesbeste Boerdery, which is perhaps best known for avocado production, talks about how the demand for premium, locally-produced coffee has soared over recent years, and what makes coffee production an attractive opportunity for farmers around the country. We also speak to Josef van Wyngaard of Voermol Feeds about caring for lambs and the importance of careful management to prevent losses.

As always, Schroeder also looks at highlights from the week’s issue.

Get the 13 August issue of Farmer’s Weekly on shelf from 6 August!

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