GMOs do not impact beneficial insects

Studies have been conducted in Mexico to assess the impact that insect-protected and herbicide-tolerant GMO maize may have on non-target insects.   Both single trait...

Organic boom needs more land

Not enough land is being converted to organic farming to meet the increase in demand for organic products, according to market analysis from Informa’s...

Read Oilseeds Focus in June

The first winter rains have started to fall and in many parts of the country we even had to deal with flooding. As the...

Mielieoes groter geskat

Die hersiene oppervlak en vierde produksieskatting vir somergewasse vir die 2018-produksieseisoen is pas deur die Nasionale Oesskattingskomitee vrygestel. Read it in English. Kommersiële mielies Die grootte van...

Maize crop estimated higher

The area planted estimate and fourth production forecast of summer crops for the 2018 production season was recently released by the National Crop Estimates...

What will the onion trade look like in ten years?

Fresh Plaza recently asked some of the top onion producers in the Netherlands, one of the top producers globally, what they think the industry...

First World Bee Day celebrated in May

On the first World Bee Day, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) urged countries and individuals to do more to protect bees...

#FactSheet: The fall armyworm in South Africa

The fall armyworm is a species in the order of Lepidoptera and is the larval life stage of a fall armyworm moth. Its scientific...

Final winter crop production figures slightly up

At a meeting held on 10 May 2018, the Crop Estimates Liaison Committee (CELC) oversaw the process for the finalisation of the crop production...

US corn planting speeds up, still below average

The United States (US) corn planting pace is surging forward but remains below average. Meanwhile, soya bean seeding is ahead of its average pace. In...
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Nampo Kaap bars uit sy nate

Kyk weer 25 September 2018 se Grootplaas met Jannie de Villiers en Frans van Eden. Nampo het vanjaar vir die 1ste keer sy boetie in...

Nampo Kaap oortref alle verwagtinge

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Fashion houses pledge to ban mohair

Top fashion houses such as Ralph Lauren and Gucci have pledged not to use mohair in future fashion collections. This follows the exposé lead...