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TLU SA predicts further downgrades of SOE’s after Moody’s junk status for Landbank Wednesday | 22 January | 2020

The downgrade of the Landbank to junk status by the credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Services is just the start of financial challenges that will give the agricultural industry a blow this year.  “It is increasingly getting more difficult to have a positive attitude towards the future of agriculture in South Africa,” says Mr Louis

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TLU SA considers legal action against National Prosecution Authority Tuesday | 17 December | 2019

TLU SA is considering legal action to force the National Prosecution Authority (NPA) to supply satisfactory answers over the prosecution of the leader of Black First Land First (BLF), Andile Mngxitama. More than a year after Mngxitama threatened and incited his followers to kill white women and children, the NPA still can not indicate whether

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TLU SA looks back on 2019 with gratitude Saturday | 14 December | 2019

TLU SA reviews its achievements during 2019 with gratitude. 14 “We have deep gratitude for the mercy we have received from God Almighty this year. It is the foundation of TLU SA’s future,” says Mr Louis Meintjes, the president of TLU SA. “In 2019, we revisited and confirmed our values and principles.”  With input from

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Be more alert and prepared during festive season Tuesday | 03 December | 2019

Agri SA and TLU SA, in a joint statement issued today, said it was challenging to urge their members to remain calm and refrain from acting irresponsibly while farm attacks and crime against the farming community continue unabated. The 53 murders recorded by these organisations this year, compared to 54 last year, are disturbing. This

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Take a stand against land expropriation without compensation, asks TLU SA Tuesday | 26 November | 2019

TLU SA today launched a campaign to convince South Africans to raise their voices against the amendments of Article 25 of the constitution regarding expropriation without compensation. “President Ramaphosa’s government decided unilaterally to change the constitution despite inputs spelling out the negative consequences of such amendments clearly,” says Mr Louis Meintjes, the president of TLU

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TLU SA takes on the Fourth Industrial Revolution with IQ Logistica Monday | 25 November | 2019

TLU SA took a pioneering step in bringing forth sustainable food security and production by applying the modern technology of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (also known as 4IR or Industry 4.0). A collaborative agreement with IQ Logistica promises outcomes in easier market entry, management ability and cooperation. The company developed a traceability platform which facilitates

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TLU SA launches drought campaign Monday | 18 November | 2019

TLU SA today launched a drought campaign urging the government to offer farmers’ drought relief without any prejudice. “In districts like Fraserburg in the Karoo (Northern Cape), where the drought has been wreaking destruction for three years, the situation has surpassed the critical stage,” says Mr Louis Meintjes, the president of TLU SA. “We receive

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Press Release: TLU SA warns over consequences on consumers after ban on auctions Thursday | 14 November | 2019

TLU SA is shocked after the announcement by the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development that livestock auctions in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Gauteng and North West are suspended until further notice, after the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the Molemole district of Limpopo. “This is a tough blow to the livestock and

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Press Release: Government yet again neglects duty with foot and mouth disease, says TLU SA Wednesday | 13 November | 2019

The announcement that Eswatini (Swaziland) is now the third neighbouring country to ban meat imports from South Africa, amidst a new confirmed case of foot and mouth disease in the Molemole district of Limpopo, predicts terrible news for the agriculture export industry, yet again. Botswana and Zimbabwe have already banned meat imports from South Africa.

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Planting season for Goliat van Gat Pumpkin Festival 2020 Thursday | 07 November | 2019

The Goliat van Gat Pumpkin Festival – an initiative of TLU SA – takes on a new form with even more competition and even other giant vegetables being judged, next year. ‘n Giant pumpkin weighing 564kg was crowned as the Pumpkin of the Year earlier this year. In 2020 there is a giant amount of

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