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Irrigation intelligence improved with the Chameleon Sensor

The Virtual Irrigation Academy (VIA) hosted a conference on the Chameleon Sensor from 12 to 13 June at the Future Africa Conference...

SA agrarian development agency to be launched

Nation in Conversation kicked off its first session of day two at Nampo Harvest Day with a panel of experts discussing support and funding...

Survey confirms shift in ag research spend

Agri SA has just released its 2019 survey which shows the agriculture sector has undergone a discernible structural shift in research spend. The survey...

How competitive is the SA soya bean industry?

From 1 March 2019 producers will be charged a statutory levy of R65 for every ton of soya beans sold. This statutory levy was...

SA government signs an MoU with Namibia on fisheries

Minister Senzeni Zokwana, on behalf of the South African government, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with his Namibian counterpart, Minister Bernard Essau....

Langkloof fruit farm supports children during early childhood

Author Dalene Mathee wrote in Fiela’s Child: “God forgives many things, but God never forgives us the wrong we do to a child. On...

Transforming ag to achieve sustainable development goals

As the prime connection between people and the planet, agriculture can help achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs) as set out by the United...

Albany reopens Virginia bakery in the Free State

Bread producer Albany has reopened its bakery in Virginia in the Free State, following a R70-million refurbishment. The bakery will produce Albany’s core products under the...

Obaro celebrates emerging farmers

Obaro recently hosted a graduation ceremony for emerging farmers who successfully completed the Obaro Mixed Farming programme. This programme is presented in collaboration with...

Afrivet contributes to livestock strategy for Africa

From 23 April to 25 April, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) hosted the BMGF Convening on Livestock in Dubai. The delegates included...