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Gazetting of the Sugar Industry Masterplan a major milestone

The South African Canegrowers’ Association (SA Canegrowers) welcomes Trade, Industry and Competition minister Ebrahim Patel’s gazetting of a summary of the Sugar...

Dr Ivan Meyer visits grain farmers in the Swartland

The Western Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, and Executive Mayor of Swartland Municipality, Mr Tjimen van Essen, recently visited Swartland...

Vineyard tips shared at wine industry webinars

The South African wine industry is continuously adapting to challenges – from COVID-19 to drought, climate change and shifting consumer trends. This...

ARC celebrates World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2020

The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) was commissioned by the Department of Environmental Affairs to undertake a research study themed ‘Trends of Desertification,...

Climate advisory for the 2020 winter season

Although drought conditions persist in the western parts of the country, the majority of summer rainfall areas reported reasonable conditions conducive to...

Impact of COVID-19 on Namibia’s agricultural industry

From 2013 to 2019, most areas of Namibia received below normal rainfall for five of the past seven years. This led to...

Drought relief extension welcomed, but urgent assistance is now needed

Agri SA welcomed the announcement by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, that the proclamation of drought...

Tanzania: Population growth hampers coffee production

This article was originally published on All Africa. Click here to read the original article. Population growth is among...

New water woes for Gamtoos Valley farmers

After a year of being able to draw 85% of their annual water allocations from the Kouga Dam, Gamtoos Valley farmers are...

R10 million in fodder support distributed in the Western Cape

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) has distributed R10 million in fodder support to 1 727 farmers located in areas in...