BIOMIN aligned with a sustainable livestock future in Africa

Many of the factors influencing the feed and livestock industry can be understood as a ‘mega-trend’ of sustainability. This sets a trajectory that promises...

EU eyes free trade pact with Africa

According to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Union (EU) should offer a free trade agreement to the whole of Africa, as well...

#WNFCapeTown: Understanding and reducing antibiotics in farm animals

24 September 2018 – As consumer demand and regulatory scrutiny further restrict the use of antibiotics in farm animals worldwide, new understanding enabled by...

Egypt lifts temporary suspension of SA agri imports

At the beginning of September, Egypt released the temporary suspension of the South African Agricultural imports and requested the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and...

How Africa can improve water management in agriculture

This article was originally published on The Conversation.com. Click here to read the original article. Global agriculture is facing unprecedented challenges. It’s estimated that the...

Kenya to take advantage of European avo demand

More and more Kenyans are planting avocados, even at the cost of abandoning their traditional coffee or tea crops, as European demand for this...

Ethiopia releases new perennial sorghum variety

Ethiopian scientists have developed a new sorghum variety that could lead to multiple yields annually. The new sorghum variety is expected to produce yields...

ITC unveils market price portal for ag products

The International Trade Centre (ITC) has announced the launch of the Market Price Information portal, an online database that will provide access to live...

The role of drones in agriculture

As available drone technology and its popularity increase, these aerial vehicles are increasingly being used in agriculture and rural areas. Currently, drones are being...

Seed-producing cooperatives improve access to quality seeds

A new study by the Access to Seeds Index, supported by Agence Française de Développement, the government of The Netherlands and AgriCord, evaluated over...
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Local topics abound at AFMA Symposium

On 30 October 2018 the Animal Feed Manufacturers’ Association of South Africa (AFMA) hosted their annual symposium, with the theme ‘Local is Lekker’, at...