AFMA participates in 13th International Feed Regulators Meeting

Animal Feed Manufacturers Association (AFMA) of South Africa participates in 13th International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM)

The 13th International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM) was held on 27-28 January in Atlanta, USA. Mr De Wet Boshoff and Mrs Liesl Breytenbach of AFMA joined 140 feed industry representatives and government officials from more than 30 countries around the world to participate in discussions on critical issues facing the feed sector with the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) and the Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Read more…

IFIF Press Release – IFIF elects new Chairman and Board 2020-2021

Rome, 04 October 2019 – The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) is pleased to announce that Delegates at IFIF’s 32nd General Assembly unanimously re-elected Daniel Bercovici as IFIF Chairman for the 2020-2021 term of office, recognizing Mr. Bercovici’s successful leadership since 2018 under which IFIF experienced strong growth in strategic projects and deeper relationships with international stakeholders while attracting a range of new members from across the globe. Read more…

African Swine Fewer (ASF) in Delmas

African Swine Fever Awareness

Following the outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) reported in the North West, Gauteng, Free State and Mpumalanga Provinces, the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) will be embarking on roadshows and awareness campaigns to meet with farmers/pork producers, affected communities and the public at large. Read more…

African Swine Fewer (ASF) in Delmas

ASF in Delmas (SAPPO, 24 April 2019)

African Swine Fewer (ASF) was diagnosed in mid-April on a small farm in the Delmas area in Mpumalanga. The farm had about 180 pigs, mainly fattening pigs, and a few sows bought from an auctioneer in the area. They were fed a mixture of bran and vegetable by-products from a local vegetable factory. Mpumalanga Veterinary Services immediately placed the farm under quarantine and instituted appropriate disease control methods in the area. Investigations and surveillance to