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The Weekly Wrap discusses some of the top news and articles featured in the latest edition of Farmer’s Weekly magazine, as well as the trending topics for the week on its online and social media platforms.

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The Weekly Wrap discusses some of the top news and articles featured in the latest edition of Farmer’s Weekly magazine, as well as the trending topics for the week on its online and social media platforms.

    28. 25 September - The Weekly Wrap

    28. 25 September - The Weekly Wrap

    Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and learn about the articles featured in the 25 September issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Denene Erasmus.
    This week’s main feature articles include a profile on a beef cattle producer who is on a quest to breed ‘the perfect Brahman’, and a guide for grain producers on getting nematodes under control before the start of the next summer planting season. The issue also includes a special focus feature on why it is important that farmers know the signs of rinderpest in livestock, despite this being an eradicated disease.
    Readers interested in the history of South Africa will also enjoy the article about South African rock art.
    As in previous episodes, Erasmus also highlights some of the top performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly’s various platforms.

    Stay up to date with the latest agricultural news, views and analysis with a print or digital subscription to Farmer's Weekly visit farmersweekly.co.za

    • 13 min
    27.18 September – The Weekly Wrap

    27.18 September – The Weekly Wrap

    Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and learn about the articles featured in the 18 September issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Denene Erasmus.
    Our main feature this week discusses why a comprehensive and all-inclusive budget is critical to the success of any farming business. We also have an article on how the COVID-19 lockdown has triggered a rise in rural crime, a research article on a new disease threat to citrus, papaya and other sub-tropical fruits, and a crops feature that looks at the effective management of cutworm in maize.
    As in previous episodes, Erasmus also highlights some of the top performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly’s various platforms.

    Stay up to date with the latest agricultural news, views and analysis with a print or digital subscription to Farmer's Weekly visit farmersweekly.co.za

    • 16 min
    26. 11 September - The Weekly Wrap

    26. 11 September - The Weekly Wrap

    Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and learn about the articles featured in the 11 September issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this latest episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Denene Erasmus.
    Our main feature this week looks at how digital technologies are revolutionising auctions, resulting in better exposure for sellers and a broader purchasing base for buyers.
    Some of the other articles discussed in this week’s show include a profile piece on how government’s unfulfilled promises has derailed one farmer’s land reform dreams, a look at some of the gaps in Sugar Industry Master Plan and how this may dampen its impact, and we provide some information about the line-up that you can expect during Nampo Virtual, which will take place next week from 9 to 12 September.
    As in previous episodes Erasmus also highlights some of the top performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly’s various platforms.
    Stay up to date with the latest agricultural news, views and analysis with a print or digital subscription to Farmer's Weekly visit farmersweekly.co.za

    • 17 min
    25. 4 September – The Weekly Wrap

    25. 4 September – The Weekly Wrap

    Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and learn about the articles featured in the 4 September issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this latest episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Denene Erasmus.
    Some of the articles discussed in this week’s show include a report on the latest research conducted on nematode-resistant sweet potato cultivars and a profile about one of the earliest beneficiaries of South Africa’s land reform programme who, after more than 20 years, is still struggling to get much needed support from the state. In this week’s livestock production feature, a number of experts give their advice on the many advantages of regularly weighing your livestock, how to record this information and how to use it to make better management decisions.
    As in previous episodes, Erasmus also highlights some of the top performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly’s various platforms.
    Stay up to date with the latest agricultural news, views and analysis with a print or digital subscription to Farmer's Weekly visit farmersweekly.co.za

    • 14 min
    24. 28 August - The Weekly Wrap

    24. 28 August - The Weekly Wrap

    Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and get a sneak peek of the 28 August issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this latest episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Denene Erasmus.
    Some of the articles discussed in this week’s show include a special focus on soil health and conservation farming, as well as an article about the machinery and equipment farmers can use to make a profitable transition from a conventional production system to a conservation farming system such as no-till.
    The issue also features a young pig producer who shares some of the lessons she learnt during her first five years of farming.
    As in previous episodes, Erasmus also highlights some of the top performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly’s various platforms.Stay up to date with the latest agricultural news, views and analysis with a print or digital subscription to Farmer's Weekly visit farmersweekly.co.za

    • 13 min
    23. 21 August - The Weekly Wrap

    23. 21 August - The Weekly Wrap

    Listen to some of the latest news from the farming sector and get a sneak peek of the 21 August issue of Farmer’s Weekly in this latest episode of the Weekly Wrap podcast, presented by Denene Erasmus.
    Some of the articles discussed in this week’s show include the profile of a young farmer from KwaZulu-Natal who is running a profitable business rearing broilers in his backyard, and his plans for growing this venture in to a large-scale poultry operation, as well as an article on how to grow brinjals, an easy-to-produce vegetable crop that can earn you steady profits. Also discussed is the latest developments in legislation governing the transfer and sale of agricultural water-use rights.
    As in previous episodes, Erasmus also highlights some of the top-performing news articles from Farmer’s Weekly’s various platforms.
    Stay up to date with the latest agricultural news, views and analysis with a print or digital subscription to Farmer's Weekly visit farmersweekly.co.za

    • 13 min

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