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Cape Town to host first ever Agritech Africa in 2020

From the 17th to the 19th of June 2020, Cape Town will play host to the first ever Agritech Africa exhibition and...

Nigerian Farmcrowdy website relaunched

After months of hard work, collaboration and testing, Farmcrowdy announced the launch of its revamped Farmcrowdy website. The new website is live and can...

Sovereign Foods announces acquisition of multi-stage hatchery

Sovereign Foods announced the acquisition of the Blue Hills hatchery in Midrand. The hatchery was previously known as Hyline Africa, a commercial layer grandparent...

#CitrusSummit: Fruitful opportunities in technology

At the recent Citrus Growers Association’s conference in Port Elizabeth, the Citrus Academy’s general manager, Jacomien De Klerk said the rapid advancement of technology...

Stellenbosch University to help Malawian farmers

The Faculty of AgriSciences at Stellenbosch University (SU) will play a part in helping the Malawian economy move away from its dependency on tobacco...

Tech trends that impact agriculture

Technology continues to play a prominent role in global agricultural development as it advances the sector into new territory. Dawie Maree, head of information and...

Call for nominations for the 2019 #YAFF awards

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) invites stakeholders in the sector to nominate young top producers in agriculture, forestry or fisheries for...

Don’t raise tobacco excise tax plead tobacco farmers

As the Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni is set to table his budget this week, the recently-launched Black Tobacco Farmers Association (BTFA) called on...

Sustainable mechanisation of farming in Africa

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the African Conservation Tillage (ACT) network signed a memorandum of understanding to encourage greater access for...

#SONA2019: President highlights importance of agriculture

President Cyril Ramaphosa last night addressed South Africans in this year’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). The address came at a critical time,...