118 Results for 'South Africa'

PR – REGULATION OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN GAME RANCHING INDUSTRY: AN IMPACT ANALYSIS

Abstract: Although game ranchers in South Africa compete with conventional farming practices for the same natural resources, they are regulated by a different set of rules and regulations. This is because the private game ranching industry falls under the policy ...Read More

PR – REGULATION OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN GAME RANCHING INDUSTRY: AN IMPACT ANALYSIS

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

Abstract: Credit has a very important role in agriculture to ensure the continuation of production. The granting of credit is based on the outcome of a credit application that is assessed by considering certain factors, characteristics and attributes of the ...Read More

PR – INVESTIGATING FACTORS CONSIDERED IN AGRICULTURAL CREDIT APPLICATIONS, WHAT ARE CURRENTLY CONSIDERED BY A COMMERCIAL BANK?

Abstract: This paper analyses the impact of the European Union (EU) trade policy reform on the sustainability of smallholder sugarcane farming in Swaziland, as well as the level of government intervention in the sugar industry. To analyse sustainability, the study ...Read More

PR – ANALYZING THE IMPACT OF EU TRADE POLICY REFORM ON THE SUSTAINABILITY OF SMALLHOLDERS SUGARCANE FARMING IN SWAZILAND

Abstract: The main objectives of this study were to find and interpret common factors of respondents’ compliance with best management practices that affect the farmers` technical efficiency and coping strategies adopted by the smallholder maize irrigation farmers at Tokwane-Ngundu of ...Read More

PR – MANAGEMENT PRACTICES THAT AFFECT TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY AND COPING STRATEGIES OF SMALLHOLDER MAIZE IRRIGATION FARMER IN ZIMBABWE

Abstract: The aim of this paper was to contribute to the limited body of knowledge on the factors that affect the cost efficiency of smallholder farmers from South Africa to help smallholder farmers to maximise their return from farming activities ...Read More

PR – DETERMINANTS OF COST EFFICIENCY OF SMALLHOLDER FARMERS: THE CASE OF RAISIN PRODUCERS FROM SOUTH AFRICA

Abstract: Improved animal and plant production was one of the greatest achievements of the last century and was mainly achieved through genetic selection. Phase C tests are the only performance tests that evaluates both the performance in growth rate (ADG) ...Read More

PR – THE EFFECT OF GENETIC SELECTION ON FEEDLOT PROFITABILITY: A CASE STUDY OF SERNICK FEEDLOT

Abstract: The main objective of the study is to investigate the impact of Precision Agriculture practices on the margin and risk of a farming enterprise and the combination of enterprises as a whole- farm business in comparison to Conventional Farming. ...Read More

PR – EVALUATING ALTERNATIVE RISK TRANSFER AGAINST SHORT TERM CROP INSURANCE AS A HAIL RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

Abstract: Farmer-to-farmer skills transfer activities are recommended as a strategy to improve the technical efficiency of the farmers. However, research failed to explain how farmers should identify their peers; and whether the same individual would be considered a peer for ...Read More

PR – EFFICIENT RESOURCE USE AND FARMER-TO-FARMER SKILL TRANSFERS: THE CASE OF EKSTEENSKUIL RAISIN PRODUCERS, SOUTH AFRICA

Keywords: Mechanisation, Profitability, Feasibility and Labour