New edition of holistic management handbook released

The new holistic management handbook by Jody Butterfield has been released. This edition is updated to fit with the third edition of the textbook...

Quorum sensing: The future of animal gut health

Disease risks are a fact of life for farmers, ranchers and food animal producers whether they are raising crops, pigs, poultry, fish or shrimp....

African swine fever hits Vietnam

The Vietnamese authorities announced that the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus had been found on three farms in the Hung Yen and Thai Binh...

UNIDO launches Better Cotton Initiative

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), under the framework of the Egyptian Cotton Project, launched the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) pilot in the...

SA’s footprint in international markets must grow

Mike Mlengana, director-general of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), recently spoke at a workshop of the Delegation of the European Union...

Repeated calls for ban on Brazilian chicken after Salmonella scare

Earlier this month, a major Brazilian producer recalled more than 450 tons of chicken because of a possible threat of salmonella contamination. According to...

International push to improve food safety

Greater international cooperation is needed to prevent unsafe food from causing ill health and hampering progress towards sustainable development, world leaders said at the...

Global apple and pear production show slight increases

According to tradition, the World Apple and Pear Association (WAPA) held its annual general meeting on 8 February, the last day of the Fruit...

Vloede bring groot skade vir Aussie-beesboere

Groot dele van Australië gaan reeds vir etlike jare onder erge droogte gebuk. Die staat Nieu-Suid-Wallis is in die greep van die ergste droogte...

Sustainable mechanisation of farming in Africa

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the African Conservation Tillage (ACT) network signed a memorandum of understanding to encourage greater access for...
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Ag undergrads awarded comprehensive Standard Bank bursaries

University of Pretoria undergraduates Shampie Doko and Lunga Khumalo of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development were recently awarded the Standard...