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AGRI NEWS RUSH - News Headlines Weekend 27 May 2023
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New research reveals extreme heat likely to wipe out humans and mammals in the distant future05:36A new study shows unprecedented heat is likely to lead to the next mass extinction since the dinosaurs died out, eliminating nearly all mammals in some 250 million years time
AGRI NEWS RUSH - News Headlines of the Week 23rd September 202305:40News headlines of the week
South Africa's Finances is very bad03:09The national debt of South Africa was forecast to continuously increase between 2023 and 2028 by in total 167.1 billion U.S. dollars (+59.63 percent). The national debt is estimated to amount to 447.36 billion U.S. dollars in 2028. As defined by the International Monetary Fund, the general government gross debt consists of all liabilities that require payment or payments of interest and/or principal by the debtor to the creditor at a date or dates in the future.
Ukraine files complaint at WTO over Poland, Slovakia and Hungary’s grain ban03:53A dispute over agricultural trade created a rift on Monday between Ukraine and some of its strongest allies in the EU after three member states imposed unilateral measures to restrict imports from the war-torn country.
What to expect from the Reserve Bank’s interest rate announcement this week04:08Economists are optimistic that interest rates will stay on hold this week – but there are still some risks that the Reserve Bank might factor into the decision.The South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB’s) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will be meeting this week to vote on the next step forward for interest rates in the country.
AGRI NEWS RUSH - News Headlines of the Week 16th September 202305:37News Headlines
Junior Agri Awards - 2023 - Promo Karen Truter English01:18Karen Truter was part of the previous winners of our Exclusive Junior Agri writers awards.
1.3 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging kept out of SA’s landfills thanks to recycling05:46Thanks to the waste separation efforts of conscientious citizens, businesses, schools and the greater recycling industry, South Africa recycled just less than 1.3 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging in 2022. If baled and laid out, this would cover 161 rugby fields.
How no-till farming could provide the key to combatting extreme weather03:36Tilling has been with us for 10,000 years or more, in some form. But as the Agricultural Revolution transformed farming in the 18th and 19th centuries, the method of cultivation became increasingly popular, primarily because tilling enables farmers to plant and weed more, fast, with very little effort.