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Session 1: Does it even matter in a decaying environment? – Adv. Jacques Classen

South Africa faces numerous ongoing socio-economic and political challenges that require farmers to familiarise themselves with the law to help them stay abreast while navigating a decaying state. To navigate ...

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Session 1: Protecting your pearls – Adv. Ronald King

Am I farming for wealth or maintaining a lifestyle? Farmers who have dedicated their lives to farming understand that agriculture is not merely a profession or a means of financial ...

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Session 1: Should my family be farming with me? How can we make it work? – Dr Isaac Huerta

For generations, the family has been the bedrock of agricultural traditions, with the passing down of knowledge, values, and a deep-rooted connection to the land. But, as times change, so ...

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Session 1: The relationship between you and your consumer – Suzy Brokensha

Understanding consumer perceptions and expectations As our society becomes more connected, an important question arises: What do consumers really think about farmers? For many, farmers are seen as both custodians ...

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Session 2: ASF is endemic. How do we live with it? – Dr Livio Heath

African swine fever (ASF) poses significant challenges in South Africa, where it has become endemic. Addressing it requires a multifaceted response that encompasses biosecurity measures, innovative approaches, stakeholder collaboration across ...

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Session 2: Can we find middle ground on antibiotic use? – Dr Ulrich Klein

Antimicrobial resistance calls for sustainable and responsible antibiotic use, alongside strategies that prioritise disease prevention and optimise animal health, while meeting consumer expectations and market demands. Europe’s responsible and sustainable ...

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Nurturing the next generation: Risk management and succession in family farm businesses

Family farm businesses have long been the backbone of agriculture, embodying resilience, tradition, and a deep connection to the land. In the pig industry, this tradition runs particularly deep, with ...

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Farmer feedback on the World of Pork Pig Movement app: Butt Farming (Pty) Ltd

SAPPO asked a few producers about their experience with the World of Pork Pig Movement ...

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Introducing the Pork Fact Challenge

Are you ready to dive into a sizzling adventure and prove your pork prowess? SA ...

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Enter now: The ENVARTO Pork Carcass Competition 2024

The Pork Carcass Competition, an annual event hosted by ENVARTO in collaboration with the South ...

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Report-back: Strategy session and board meeting

As a precursor to SAPPO’s board meeting on Thursday 22 February 2024, a pork value ...

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Evonik and Monyetla: A working relationship empowering a developing farmer to reach success

Evonik Africa has a strong presence in the livestock sector in South Africa, supplying amino ...

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Farmer feedback on the World of Pork Pig Movement app: GHB Farms

SAPPO asked a few producers about their experience with the World of Pork Pig Movement ...

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