Robot automatically combats weeds

A robot that automatically identifies weeds in a field and combats them with a short laser pulse, could be the answer sustainable agriculture has...

Potatoes promote food security

Rising production costs and careful utilisation of water to prevent the deterioration of quality, are some of the major challenges facing the potato industry...

Sugarcane farming: How to increase productivity

Recent conversations on the topic of sugarcane farming has made it apparent that the industry can be very rewarding – if you master the...

South African wheat production under the spotlight

Wheat production in South Africa is one of the segments worst affected by the economic realities faced by the industry. Crucial plans have therefore...

Planne om koring weer mededingend te maak

Koringproduksie in Suid-Afrika ly onder die ekonomiese werklikhede wat die bedryf in die gesig staar. Broodnodige planne is beraam om koring weer ʼn mededingende...

Ancient grains become modern food

Although the most common grains consumed globally are wheat, maize, oats and rice, ancient grains are making a comeback. According to a 2016 article...
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Vacancy at GWK Trading

Position: Manager Lucerne and Animal Feed Job level: P6 Closing date for applications: 28 September 2018 Our team of specialists focuses on developing the best national and...

Landbou het ‘n lied in die hart

In 19 September 2018 se aflewering van Grootplaas kyk ons hoe landbouers hulle sangstemme letterlik dik maak. Die Agri's Got Talent-sanginisiatief is 'n paar jaar...

Farm fare: Make your own raspberry popsicles

It is finally berry season! Hopefully berries will be a bit more affordable now that the season has started in South Africa. With the...