Forecast of 2018 summer crop increased

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

Verleng jou wingerd se leeftyd só

Suid-Afrikaanse wyndruifprodusente kan die leeftyd van hul wingerde verleng deur water optimaal te gebruik, deurdagte wortelbestuur toe te pas en virusse die trekpas te...

Extend your vineyard’s lifetime with these tips

South African wine grape producers can extend the lifetime of their vines through effective water usage, well-planned root management and by eliminating harmful viruses,...

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...
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SA-EU dialogue on soil information management

The Republic of South Africa (SA) and the European Union (EU) engaged in a dialogue on soil information between 10 February 2018 and 23...

Elke individu kan die magsbalans beïnvloed

Willie Spies, wat aan die burgerregtegroep Afriforum verbonde is, was een van die gassprekers tydens die Harrismith Distrikslandbou-unie se jaareindfunksie in November. Hy het...

Op RSG Landbou aanstaande week

Maandag, 19 November Naspeurbaarheid in diereproduksie is belangrik vir die landbou as ’n geheel.  In RSG Landbou van Maandag gesels Lise Roberts met dr Pieter...