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South Africa’s 2020 citrus season: Headed for the best outcome

In 2019, citrus growers from Southern Africa shipped a record crop of close to 137 million boxes of citrus to foreign shores,...

Quintuplets for goat sets Eastern Cape record

This article was originally published by Times Live. Click here to read the original article. ‘Goat’, the acronym...

Minister Didiza announces African swine fever outbreak in Eastern Cape

The minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Thoko Didiza, has announced the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in the Amathole District...

Villagers panic as African armyworm arrives in Eastern Cape fields

The African armyworm has invaded the Eastern Cape. They are already destroying pastures and grasslands in Amathole, Alfred Nzo and Chris Hani districts, and...

Relaxed water restrictions brings relief to Eastern Cape farmers

In an economic boost for beleaguered Gamtoos River Valley farmers drawing water from Kouga Dam, the government has relaxed stringent water quotas...

Drones flying high over Eastern Cape farms

Eye-in-the-sky technology is taking off within the Eastern Cape farming community, with a growing trend toward the use of drones to improve...

Competition to improve communal flocks

Mount Fletcher district in the rural Eastern Cape played host to the annual flock competition with farmers coming from as far afield...

Researchers support farmer livelihood improvement

UWC’s Professor Ndiko Ludidi has demonstrated that knowledge generated in university laboratories can make a tangible difference in the world outside the halls of...

Development corporation injects R3 357 million into potato producers

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation’s (ECDC) administered Imvaba co-operative fund says it has allocated a R3.357 million incentive to seven co-operatives to boost potato production in the OR...

Martyrsford Angoras: The legacy lives on

Sean Hobson’s grandfather, Arthur Blake Hobson, once said about farming: “The way people judge you is by your integrity. Integrity is everything.” Lees dit in...