Senwesters do their share on Mandela Day

Thursday, 18 July 2019, was the tenth celebration of International Nelson Mandela Day, Madiba's birthday. As usual, Senwesters committed themselves to a 67-minute action which will bring about a sustainable change in the community.

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Senwes steun 67 minute krieket vir Madiba

Senwes is trots om ‘n vennoot te wees tydens die 67 Minute Krieket vir Madiba wat op Vrydag, 19 Julie 2019 by die Laerskool Wolmaransstad sal plaasvind.

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Die Bultfontein Boertjiefees beloof om een vir die boeke te wees

Dié egte plattelandse fees, in samewerking met Senwes, vind vanjaar op 30 en 31 Augustus plaas en is belaai met kompetisies, vermaak vir oud en jonk, musiek vanaf die Senwes uitsaai-eenheid, ‘n pretpark vir die kleingoed, kontantkroeg en hope stalletjies te kies en te keur.

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Share repurchase programme 2019/ 2020

Senwes advises shareholders that it will mandate an independent broking firm to effect the repurchase via a subsidiary of Senwes, of ordinary shares in Senwes (“Senwes Shares”) through ZAR X from 3 July 2019 until 31 March 2020, or until such time that the repurchase consideration has been expended, or 2,34% of the issued shares have been repurchased, whichever occurs first (“the Repurchase Programme”). The Repurchase Programme is being implemented in order to provide all shareholders with a value unlocking opportunity, at their voluntary election.

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Senwes Credit | Make intelligent decisions

Use Senwes Credit’s E-Buro service when doing economic analyses of your production season. This helpful service also assists with market comparisons regarding the profitability and technical efficiency of your farm business. Senwes E-Buro can also help to determine the most profitable segment and the desired average (R/t) breakeven price regarding proactive grain price management.

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Omnia neem reuse tree na groener vervaardiging

  • 14 June 2019
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Die nuwe nitrofosfaataanleg op Sasolburg wat die landboumaatskappy Omnia Nutrilogie™ onlangs in produksie gestel het, is ’n belegging van R695 milljoen in die landbou. Die produk wat die aanleg lewer sal as fosfaatbron in die maatskappy se kunsmis-verkorrelingsaanleg gebruik word.

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Senwes Equipment | Protect your investment

Use Senwes Equipment's vehicle inspection plan, service plan and Powerguard extended warranty to protect your investment.

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Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index weakened in Q2, 2019

Following a marginal improvement in the Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index to 46 in the first quarter of this year, sentiment fell back in the second quarter to 44. A level below the neutral 50-point mark implies that agribusinesses are still downbeat about business conditions in South Africa. The survey was conducted between 27 May and 6 June 2019 and comprised agribusinesses operating in all agricultural subsectors across South Africa.

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Senwes Spinners High Performance 14 – 16 June 2019 Winter Program

  • 10 June 2019
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North West Cricket and Senwes will be hosting the Senwes Spinners High Performance team in Potchefstroom from the 14th – 16th June 2019. The Senwes Spinners High Performance team will be playing matches against Matlosana Hub as part of their High-Performance Program for the 2018/19 season.

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Conclusion of the General Offer to KLK shareholders

The Senwes Group and KLK independent board refer the Senwes Group shareholders and the KLK shareholders to the announcement of 20 May 2019 regarding the offer made by the Senwes Group to KLK Shareholders (“the Offer”) and hereby confirm that the Offer has been concluded and implemented according to its terms.

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South African agricultural fortunes shrink in Q1, 2019

South Africa’s agricultural economy started the year on a bad footing, contracting by 13.2% on a quarter-on-quarter seasonally-adjusted annualised rate (q/q saar). This came as a surprise as we expected a positive reading on the back of improvement in some horticultural subsectors, and the winter crops harvest.

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Free State Agriculture demands strong action by law enforcement on anthrax

“Free State Agriculture (FSA) expresses serious concerns about the outbreak of anthrax in Lesotho. This could have catastrophic consequences for the meat industry in the province,” said Francois Wilken, President of FSA, after an outbreak of the disease near Maseru in Lesotho was confirmed.

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Latest update on Land Reform

As we welcome a new Minister, Ms Thoko Didiza, to the now amalgamated Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, it is important to assess where we currently stand with regard to Land Reform. Land reform is a complex and emotive subject, but critical that it is implemented in a manner that does not compromise the optimal functioning of the commercial land market and creates the opportunity to broaden ownership.

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SA maize harvest estimate lifted by 2% from last month

South Africa’s maize supplies for the 2018/19 production year are shaping up better than we previously feared at the beginning of the year when dryness in the western parts of the country led to delayed plantings. Figures released by South Africa’s Crop Estimates Committee earlier in the afternoon show that 2018/19 maize harvest could amount to 10.9 million tonnes, which is a 2% increase from last month’s estimate.

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Recommendations for Commodity Futures Delivery on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Dr. Matthew C. Roberts prepared this report for the Johannesburg Stock Exchange as published on 15 May 2019. The report takes a look at the economics of futures markets, what has changed since 2009 and makes recommendations for commodity futures delivery on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

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This is what agriculture's future looks like, NAMPO 2019 shows

NAMPO 2019 was characterised by good weather and 81 345 visitors who attended the trade show and popular gathering place for people involved in agriculture. As quite a number of grain producers in the interior were holding their breath about early frost that could affect crop yields, the relatively warm weather up to the week of NAMPO was welcomed.

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Results of the general offer to KLK shareholders

The Senwes Group and the KLK independent board refer the Senwes Group shareholders and the KLK shareholders to the announcements of respectively 11 March 2019 and 30 April 2019 regarding the offer made by the Senwes Group to KLK Shareholders (“the Offer”) and hereby confirm that the Offer closed on 16 May 2019 at 12:00 (subject to the provisions of regulation 105(5)(b) of the Companies Regulations, 2011 ("Regulations") as referred to below in this announcement).

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General offer to KLK shareholders and approval by the competition tribunal

The Senwes Group and the KLK independent board refer the Senwes Group shareholders and the KLK shareholders to the announcement of 29 March 2019 regarding the Offer made by the Senwes Group to KLK Shareholders (“the Offer”) and hereby confirm that, in accordance with the suspensive condition in terms of the provisions of the Offer, the Competition Tribunal has approved the merger (as defined in section 12 of the Competition Act, 1998), between KLK and the Senwes Group as from 29 April 2019.

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SA consumer watchdog serves Brazilian chicken interests

A South African consumer watchdog that used to be against predatory trading practices like dumping has apparently switched sides. In what appears to be a negation of its own position, the SA National Consumer Union (SANCU) has now lent its name to the campaign of Emerging Black Importers and Exporters South Africa (EBieSA) on behalf of Brazilian chicken exporters.

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Raisins take the spotlight

  • 15 April 2019
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Thought raisin's market consists only of packets of raisins sold in chain stores? Think again. The episode, which centered on raisins brought up some interesting facts that will make you sit upright and pay attention.

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Nation in Conversation takes us through the wonderful world of maize

  • 08 April 2019
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If you thought you knew all there is to know about the grain maize and starch industries, the first episode of the brand new Nation in Conversation season would have been a welcome eye-opener. It was so interesting; it was like reading the maize encyclopedia.

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Nation in Conversation is back with a brand new series

The exciting 2019 Nation in Conversation series kicks off this Thursday, 4 April 2019 with the opening program focusing on maize and more specifically, the starch industry.

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Combined general offer circular and prospectuses to KLK shareholders

Issue of the combined general offer circular and prospectuses to KLK shareholders

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South African Monetary Policy Committee issue update

  • 28 March 2019
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The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) issues statement maintaining repurchase rate.

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Thoughts from some of the country's most influential livestock farmers

Senwes Group CE Francois Strydom hosted a meeting at the Senwes Head Office in Klerksdorp on Friday, 15 March 2019 with a group of the livestock industry’s most influential producers. Johan Dannhauser, Brian Angus, John Devonport and Gideon Oosthuizen share their impressions following the meeting.

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Senwes Spinners Media Release

  • 12 March 2019
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This year’s Senwes Spinners Cricket Tournament is taking place from Friday, 15th – 17th March 2019. The Senwes Spinners Farm School Project indicates the believe, support and commitment of Senwes to “Breaking New Grounds” in terms of impacting positively in the lives of their rural communities.

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Senwes Spinners Tournament 2019

  • 11 March 2019
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The 13th annual Senwes Spinners cricket tournament takes place from 15 March – 17 March 2019 with the final taking place at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom.

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Increase in offer consideration applicable to general offer

The Senwes Group, in terms of regulation 104 of the Companies Regulations, 2011, has resolved to increase the consideration payable in terms of the Senwes Offer to a cash consideration of R19.50 per KLK share (previously R18.50), alternatively, and in any combination, 1.5 Senwes shares for each KLK share and/or 2 Senwesbel shares for each KLK share (previously 1.4 and 1.8 respectively).

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North West University Precision Farming Congress 2019

  • 07 March 2019
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Following a very successful precision farming congress in 2016, the School of Agricultural Sciences at the North West University, Potchefstroom campus will be hosting another precision farming congress on Thursday, 4 April 2019.

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Senwes’ For the Farmers Campaign Extended

  • 27 February 2019
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On 1 February 2019 Senwes answered AgriSA’s call to “braai the farmers’ problems away” by initiating a social media call to action which saw the leading agri-company’s staff hosting braais on company premises.

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Agbiz responds to Minister Mboweni’s 2019 Budget Speech

  • 21 February 2019
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This year’s Budget Speech comes against the background of tough macroeconomic conditions, characterised by weak economic growth, less effective tax administration and collection, and rising demand for government expenditure, amongst other factors.

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Update on posting of combined offer circular to KLK shareholders

  • 21 February 2019
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Shareholders of KLK ("KLK Shareholders") are referred to the announcement by KLK of 18 December 2018 regarding the firm intention by the Senwes Group to make an offer to KLK Shareholders, as described in that announcement ("Senwes Offer").

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Senwes Park fixtures 2019

  • 08 February 2019
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With the next few months at Senwes Park fully packed with non-stop cricket action, you, your friends and family won’t have any time to be bored this Summer.

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Senwes challenges the nation to braai for the farmers this Friday, 1 February 2019

Leading Agri-company, Senwes has laid out a challenge to all South African companies, to answer the call to assist farmers who are suffering the conditions of drought and a drop in red meat prices. AgriSA recently called on South Africans “to braai the famers problems away.”

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Senwes Expo 2019: Postponed until further notice

  • 08 January 2019
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It is with sincere regret that we have to announce the postponement of the upcoming Senwes Expo 2019, which had been scheduled for 29 and 30 January 2019 at Nampo Park near Bothaville.

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Wil jy jou boerdery-onderneming versterk wat ‘n direkte effek op jou welvaart sal hê?

  • 07 January 2019
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Dan is hierdie strategiese bestuursprogram net die regte medisyne vir jou boerdery.

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Announcement to acquire KLK Landbou shares

An announcement of a firm intention by the Senwes group to make a general offer to acquire all of the issued ordinary shares of KLK Landbou Limited (“KLK”).

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Good grain flows ensure six-month results

  • 05 December 2018
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Senwes, one of the largest agri-companies in South Africa, announced its interim financial results for the six months ended 31 October 2018.

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Senwes hosts another successful Christmas Tree event!

  • 08 November 2018
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Eleven years ago an idea to treat local children from institutions aimed at child care for abused, special needs and abandoned kids, to a Christmas party arose. It began with three institutions - House Rethabile, House Adonai and Matlosana Childcare in Klerksdorp.

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Want to be part of Senwes’ annual christmas tree project?

  • 09 October 2018
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Hosted by Senwes and its partners, the project started 11 years ago when Senwes staff wanted to make a positive difference in the lives of the less fortunate children and differently-abled persons.

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