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Summer crop estimate higher than previous forecast

The revised area estimate and second production forecast of summer crops, was recently released by the Crop Estimates Committee (CEC).

Record crop of Forest and Wood Science doctorates from Stellenbosch University

Research has taken the six most recent doctoral graduates of the department of forest and wood science, at Stellenbosch University (SU), from...

Summer crop estimate revised upwards

The revised area estimate and third production forecast of summer crops was recently released by the Crop Estimates Committee.

Agro-processing of root crops

Faced with the current economic realities, farmers worldwide are looking for new options of surviving, as well as expanding their business. One of the...

Namibia: AMTA suspends cabbage, onion imports

The Agro-Marketing and Trade Agency (AMTA) is to suspend the importation of controlled crops – butternuts, cabbages and onions – between April and August...

Summer crop estimate revised higher

The revised area estimate and second production forecast of summer crops was recently released by the Crop Estimates Committee (CEC). Lees dit in Afrikaans.  Commercial maize...

Tradescantia tip beetle released as biological control agent

The Agricultural Research Council’s (ARC) Plant Health and Protection released the Tradescantia tip beetle in Iphithi Nature Reserve, Gillitts, Ethekwini, KwaZulu Natal as a...

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...

El Nino uncertainty in 2019

In his latest newsletter on climate and agricultural conditions Johan van den Berg of Santam Agriculture says there is positive news for rainfall conditions,...

Uncertainty about rainfall remains high

In his latest newsletter on climate and agricultural conditions, Johan van den Berg of Santam Agriculture says the far western and south-western parts of...