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senwes Scenario Content Pig farming page 24 EDITORIAL STAFF Theme: Livestock Editor in Chief: Marlon Abrahams Tel: 018 464 7349 marlon.abrahams@senwes.co.za Niche market page 38 Editor: Aubrey Kruger Tel: 018 464 7449 aubrey.kruger@senwes.co.za Advertisements: Mariëtte Hugo Tel: 018 464 7505 mariette.hugo@senwes.co.za Design and layout: Mercia Venter mercia.venter@senwes.co.za Contributors: Marlon Abrahams, Christo Bester, ds Willie Botha, Lucas Coetsee, Frans Dreyer, Japie Fransman, dr Vesna Jenkins, Carl Kirstein, Carl Fourie, Phillip Lee, Kefiloe Manthata, Jenny Matthews, Senwes Grainlink, Julias Ramohlabi, Jan Serfontein, Mbali Skosana, Hansie Swanepoel, dr Kobus Swart, dr Barry van Houten, Petrus van Sta- den, Martin van Zyl and Milanie Vosloo. Subscription: Marie Erasmus Tel: 018 464 7568 Faks: 018 464 7772 marie.erasmus@senwes.co.za Owner: Senwes, Posbus 31, Klerksdorp, 2570 Tel: 018 464 7800 Printing: Typo Tel: 011 402 3468 • All rights in terms of the content of Senwes Scenario are reserved in terms of the provisions of Article 12 (7) of the Copyright Act. • The owner and publisher accept no responsi- bility for any comments in adverts, promotion articles or from contributors. http://fwd2.co/ScenarioApple Read the Senwes Scenario online at www.scenario. co.za or download the Scenario http://fwd2.co/ScenarioGoogle app. ‘Like’ us on Facebook at facebook.com/ ReadScenario and follow us on Twitter at @ReadScenario COVER Interesting articles about animal feed and health are included in this edition. Read how to ensure top quality silage and which precision solutions you can use with regards to your livestock. Pages 6, 8, 10, 22, 24 en 32.  GENERAL 02 Editor's letter: The A-factor! 03 Cartoon: Pieter & Tshepo 03 Via the grapevine  ARTICLES 10 16 18 26 36 42 48 58 Innovation: Solving Livestock Challenges through Precision Solutions Area focus: More than just the N12 in Wollies Area focus: Wolmaransstad personnel Producer focus: Dynamic Partnership HR: Employers in the dark about wage increases Producer focus: Dynamic dynamite Hunting: Hunting time! Perspective: ‘Nosce te ipsum’ – Know thy self!  NEWS 04 Nation in Conversation @ Nampo 2018 20 30 35 40 44 46 Senwes Equipment in the Eastern Cape in full force Senwes @ Nampo Harvest Day 2018 Senwes Spinners, twelve years in action Senwes involved in trade organisations News: Mixed grill New look Hinterland Fuels goes clean 06 46 Graduate programme sowing the seeds of knowledge  AGRICULTURAL 06 Cattle + grain: a wise choice 08 Ensuring silage quality 12 Effective weed management of glyphosate resistant weeds 14 How healthy is you soil 24 Pig farming: Everything is about gaining kilograms 22 Lumpy Skin Disease Virus 32 Lick supplements: Facts of fiction 38 Niche market: Dip your foot, into coffee maybe?  FINANCIAL 18 28 50 52 54 To give the right advice at the right time Structured Finance Importance of financial needs analysis Grain brokers: Market efficiency Markets: Opportunities after harvest time  COLUMNS 02 From the Word: Rev Willie Botha 64 Food for thought: Milanie Vosloo  LIFESTYLE 29 59 60 In the kitchen: Fill the tummies with a pork belly Garden: Winter and its leafy carpet Win a copy of Hoop wat kaalvoet loop 12 10 Make sure you receive the eScenario newsletter bi-monthly for relevant company and industry news. Sign in at www.senwes.co.za. SENWES SCENARIO | WINTER 2018 01