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01 April 2010
View news from South Africa Zimbabwe Bans Imports On Disease Fears
SOUTH AFRICA - Zimbabwe has banned the import of animal products from South Africa....
15 October 2009
View news from South Africa Villagers’ Cattle Die as Land is Robbed
SOUTH AFRICA - Villagers claim to have their cattle grazing land and dams robbed from them by a member of the Zanu (PF) party....
15 April 2009
View news from South Africa Energy Becoming an Important Factor in SA Beef
SOUTH AFRICA - International economic recession, high energy prices and global warming are increasingly important factors in beef-cattle breeding. ...
23 December 2008
View news from South Africa South Africa Target for Australian Beef
AUSTRALIA - Australian beef producers could find a new market in South Africa, following a trip by 24 of Queensland's top beef producers to the country recently.....
18 December 2008
View news from South Africa South Africa Lifts EU Beef and Dairy Ban
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African government has lifted its ban on EU beef and dairy products....
24 September 2008
View news from South Africa SAMIC CEO Resigns
SOUTH AFRICA - The Chief Executive Officer and Director of the board of the South Africa Meat Industry Company (SAMIC), Manie Booysen, has resigned....
15 September 2008
View news from South Africa Country Bird Benefits from Lower Grain Cost
SOUTH AFRICA - Margin growth is likely to come from lower maize prices, says the poultry and meat producer. ...
10 September 2008
View news from South Africa WMC REPORT - Livestock Industry Warned over Climate Change
SOUTH AFRICA - The livestock industry has to take a responsible attitude to climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, writes TheCattleSite senior editor, Chris Harris....
View news from South Africa WMC REPORT - Call for Action on Food Prices
SOUTH AFRICA - The meat industry can help to assure stable food prices and change the direction of prices, South Africa's agriculture minister Lulu Xingwana told the World Meat Congress in Cape Town, writes TheCattleSite Senior Editor, Chris Harris....
View news from South Africa USMEF Officials Brief World Meat Congress
US - Meat industry leaders from across the world are gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, this week for the 2008 IMS World Meat Congress....
View news from South Africa WMC REPORT - Appeal for Trade Talks to Resume
SOUTH AFRICA - The EU is going to "strain every muscle to get a deal" in the World Trade Organisation negotiations, writes TheCattleSite Senior Editor, Chris Harris....
09 September 2008
View news from South Africa WMC REPORT - Disease Control Essential to Maintain Markets
SOUTH AFRICA - Countries who want to maintain their position in the world beef market will have to control disease outbreaks such as foot and mouth disease and BSE....
View news from South Africa WMC REPORT - Providing a Sustainable Industry
SOUTH AFRICA - The sustainability of the international meat industry and the need to meet the demands of a growing world population and growing consumption were the major themes to launch the 17th World Meat Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, writes,...
02 September 2008
View news from South Africa Politicians Head World Meat Congress Discussion
SOUTH AFRICA - The 17th IMS World Meat Congress in Cape Town, South Africa next week will be launched with a discussion by agriculture politicians from around the world on Meeting the Policy Challenges....
04 March 2008
View news from South Africa World Meat Congress Set for Cape Town
SOUTH AFRICA - The International Meat Secretariat is to hold its 17th World Meat Congress in Cape Town from 7-10 September 2008. ...
08 November 2007
View news from South Africa Irish Beef Back On South African Menu After Seven Years
SOUTH AFRICA - has agreed to open its market to Irish beef after a ban of almost seven years. It has agreed to lift the restrictions on an agreed certification basis....
04 May 2007
View news from South Africa 56% Of Koreans Intend To Buy American Beef
SOUTH AFRICA - More than half of Koreans said they will buy imported American beef and agricultural products once the free trade agreement with the U.S. takes effect...
View news from South Africa Beef, Veal Back On Menu In SA homes
SOUTH AFRICA - South African beef and veal production rose to its highest in 25 years in 2006, as the increasing wealth of black consumers and falling prices boosted production. ...
30 April 2007
View news from South Africa Woolies Turns Back On SA Beef
JOHANNESBURG - Woolworths is unable to get South African beef for its new free-range beef offering as there is no organised grouping that can comply with the retailer's standards. ...
20 April 2007
View news from South Africa SA Discusses Meat, Dairy Plans With Niger
SOUTH AFRICAN - companies would soon be able to have a stake in Niger’s meat and dairy industries, said Foreign Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma yesterday. ...
13 February 2007
View news from South Africa Nguni cattle project is stampeding to success
SOUTH AFRICA - An Eastern Cape empowerment project initiated and developed by the University of Fort Hare that has already changed the lives of thousands of emerging farmers in the province, is now being successfully exported across the country. ...
15 December 2006
View news from South Africa South African Meat Prices Set to Increase Further
SOUTH AFRICA - Consumers can brace themselves for a higher increase on prices of meat this month (December) and next month (January), the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) said...
13 November 2006
View news from South Africa Mystery of gifts of Nguni cattle by province deepens
SOUTH AFRICA - The controversy surrounding KwaZulu-Natal politicians, their spouses and traditional leaders receiving state-owned herds of cattle deepened at the weekend when Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi denied he had received...
08 November 2006
View news from South Africa Province’s handout of Nguni cattle ‘all above board’
SOUTH AFRICA - KwaZulu-Natal agriculture department head Jabulani Mjwara yesterday defended the province’s handout of Nguni cattle to about 15000 beneficiaries in terms of the province’s “agrarian revolution”....
24 October 2006
View news from South Africa Southern Africa: Angola At 10th Meeting On Prevention of Cattle Diseases in Southern Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - Heads of the Institute of Veterinary Services of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development attend from October 25 to 27 in Livingstone (Zambia), the 10th Tripartite Meeting on Harmonizing of Preventive Programmes of Fight Against...
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