A paradigm shift in the US pecan nut industry

A group of South African pecan producers and role-players in the pecan industry, recently joined Rover Tours on a visit to the Southwestern United States (US), a...

SA citrus growers halt lemon exports to EU

Citrus growers in South Africa face losses of roughly R50m, after voluntarily suspending all exports of organic lemons to the European Union (EU) in...

Soen-vriendelike knoffel beskikbaar

Twee Italiaanse landbou-entrepreneurs het ’n tradisionele en byna uitgestorwe knoffelkultivar ingespan om ’n splinternuwe soen-vriendelike knoffelsoort vir die mark beskikbaar te stel. Dié knoffel...

India to set up organic farming research institute

The establishment of the National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) at Gangtok, Sikkim, for promotion of organic farming in the country, has been announced...

France to ban cherry imports containing dimethoate

France will stop importing cherries from countries that use the insecticide dimethoate, after banning the chemical due to concerns over consumer health risks, the...

Theo elected as WFO president

The well-known agriculturalist, Dr Theo de Jager, has just been elected president of the World Farmers Organisation (WFO). The election took place on 13...

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine signs first agreement in SA

The Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM), on the island, St. Kitts & Nevis, announced that it has signed an articulation agreement with...

Overview on the global avocado market

In a report on the global avocado market, Rudolf Mulderij, editor of AGF.nl, the news medium for the Dutch and Belgian fruit and vegetable...

Challenges regarding access to seeds discussed

Having quality seeds to plant is a major challenge to many smallholder farmers. Better access to better seeds for smallholders, and the role the...

UK cattle breeding breakthrough

A significant breakthrough in United Kingdom (UK) cattle breeding has been achieved with the development of the first estimated breeding value (EBV) for the...
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