11 Results for 'Strydom, D.B.'

PR – MACRO ANALYSIS OF SORGHUM ETHANOL PRODUCTION IN SOUTH AFRICA

Abstract: Currently biofuels are not yet a reality in South Africa, mainly because of barriers to entry such as high feedstock prices and the delayed biofuels industrial strategy. Various attempts to create a biofuel policy were done in the past ...Read More

PR – MACRO ANALYSIS OF SORGHUM ETHANOL PRODUCTION IN SOUTH AFRICA

Abstract: Predation is a problem for livestock farmers around the world and farmers suffer with the increasing losses due to predation. The objective of this paper is to contribute to the knowledge of predation on large livestock in the North ...Read More

PR – FACTORS AFFECTING LARGE LIVESTOCK PREDATION IN THE NORTH WEST PROVINCE OF SOUTH AFRICA

Abstract: Economic base, Input-output, semi-input-output and Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) multiplier analysis is often used to capture the contributions of the sector, this paper using a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) estimates the direct as well as indirect contributions of agricultural ...Read More

PR – MEASURING THE CONTRIBUTION OF AGRICULTURE TO THE ECONOMY OF THE FREE STATE PROVINCE OF SOUTH AFRICA

Abstract: The correct marketing of value added, agricultural products is a general practice used to increase the prices of the producer and deliver a market-competitive product to the target markets. The question arises, what would be the best marketing strategies ...Read More

PR – BRANDING AND PACKAGING OF SOUTH AFRICAN WHITE MAIZE MEAL, AN EYE-TRACKING CASE STUDY

Producers use financial benchmarking in agriculture to compare financial performance across production years and to compare competitors in the industry. This study determined whether Data Envelopment Analysis could be used to divide farms in the Northern Cape (South Africa) into ...Read More

PR – Financial Measurements To Rank Farms In The Northern Cape, South Africa, Using Data Envelopment Analysis

The potato processing industry production has increased over the last few years with as much as 143% within 10 years; together with this there is also an increased growth in the import of frozen fries. This puts direct pressure on ...Read More

PR – Proposed Procurement Marketing Framework For Potato Processing Companies

Maize Milling firms use complex procurement strategies to procure their raw materials which include price hedging strategies. In this, study basic routine price hedging strategies were analysed as part of the procurement of white maize over a ten year period ...Read More

PR – Basic Routine Sourcing Strategies For Price Hedging Of White Maize In South Africa

A large variety of feedlots can be found throughout the country (SA), but locations differ for various reasons. According to the theory, the location decision for a start-up venture is a timeconsuming exercise and the following seven factors or conditions ...Read More

PR – Requirements For Feedlot Site Selection

Knowing the performance of competing farmers in an industry is very important. This provides farmers with an important tool to evaluate their position against the position of their competitors. Benchmarking is an effective method to evaluate the performance of a ...Read More

PR – Developing A Financial Ratio Benchmarking System For GWK District Farmers In South Africa (p366-379)

The use of modern marketing strategies to minimize risk exposure is not a widely adopted practice amongst maize producers. The producers tend to use high risk strategies which include the selling of the crop on the cash market after harvest; ...Read More