LandbouNuus Varsprodukte: Regulering kan voordele hê Deur Johan van der Merwe 22 Augustus 2016 Dié regulering gaan tot gevolg hê dat boere wat hul produkte gradeer, 'n moontlike premieprys kan verdien. Die voorneme van die Departement van Landbou om alle varsprodukte voortaan aan dieselfde regulasies onderhewig te maak as waaraan die aartappelbedryf al die afgelope 23 jaar voldoen, het baie ongunstige reaksie gelok, maar wat gaan hierdie regulering behels? Dié standaarde gaan deur Prokon gereguleer word en die koste van die diens sal grotendeels van boere verhaal word.
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Small farmers are important for the survival of agriculture. There are two upcoming shows, Gauteng and Limpopo especially geared towards small scale farmers. Definitely worth while attending. RSA market agents will also be exhibiting and assisting small scale farmer with information on Fresh Produce Markets.
South Africans have long been celebrating the arrival of European settlers in 1662 as the beginning of the countries fruit and wine industries.
THE BATHSHEBA SYNDROME By Michael Cordes
Some of us tend to forget that leaders – political, business, sport, religious and other – are human and as much subject to the foibles of the human race as anybody else. Michael Cordes looks at the Bathsheba Syndrome and how it can express itself in the world of markets and market agencies.
On Tuesday 20 January and Wednesday 21 January 2015, RSA Market Agents hosted Gemstone Fruit on their Joburg and Tshwane fruit floors respectively. Tastings of cut yellow and white flesh nectarines were offered to buyers on the market. Gemstone Fruit markets their white flesh nectarines as a Pearl Range and their yellow flesh nectarines are part of their Diamond Range. These premium nectarines are part of their exclusive range and were marketed by RSA Market Agents for the first time in the 2014 season.