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Enter the Pioneer Weigh and Win competition

It’s that time of the year again – time for the annual Pioneer Weigh and Win competition!...

Support SA cattle farmers for a thriving beef economy

The last few months have not been easy for the South African beef industry, which has been hard hit by a high maize price,...

Farmers and Agri SA show muscle in property values case

Agri SA is elated by the recent judgement of the Land Claims Court which confirms that the Minister of Rural Development and the Valuer-General...

Community participation in a diverse farm business

At first sight, Stefan and Francisca Gerber seem like an ordinary couple farming Merino and Dohne Merino sheep, Limousin cattle and wine grapes near...

UNIDO launches Better Cotton Initiative

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), under the framework of the Egyptian Cotton Project, launched the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) pilot in the...

Gamtoos valley farmers battle to survive

Vegetable crop production in the drought-ravaged Gamtoos River valley has been cut by an alarming 60% because of the ongoing water scarcity. The cut in...

Eastern Cape farmers’ resilience tested

Agri Eastern Cape president, Doug Stern, has called on the province’s farmers to stay on their land despite facing the triple financial threat of...

Global seed companies address climate change and nutrition

Global seed companies are adapting their products to combat the impact of climate change and address nutrition needs. But limited access to quality seed...

Africa centre for climate and sustainable development launched

A major focus on boosting the agricultural sectors and promoting rural development in Africa is needed to ensure a better future for the continent's...

Savory Hub awarded for outstanding practice in agro-ecology

The World Future Council has announced the Africa Centre for Holistic Management (ACHM) as a winner for Outstanding Practice in Agro-ecology. The recognition highlights...