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Biosafety Symposium focuses on biotechnology

Biosafety South Africa hosted their second Biosafety Symposium at Diep in die Berg in Pretoria on 14 March. The symposium brought together various role-players...

Integrated pest management of the fall armyworm

Farmer education and community action are critical elements in the strategy to sustainably manage fall armyworm (FAW) populations. This is especially true for smallholder...

4 000th FAW rolls off Coega production line

FAW South Africa’s world-class Coega assembly plant recently celebrated another production milestone: assembly of the 4 000th FAW in South Africa. With a presence in...

Portland and FAW strengthen ties

Based in Cape Town, Portland is part of the Portland Group of companies, which primarily focusses on the construction industry.  The company produces quality...

Tackling fall armyworm with education

After Monash South Africa and Villa Crop South Africa joined hands for instructional reform late in 2017 they recently hosted a three-day workshop to...

Update on fall armyworm in Limpopo

Pursuant to the earlier reports of reported and confirmed incidences on the re-surfacing of the fall armyworm (FAW) in Limpopo, the Limpopo Department of...

FAO launches guide to FAW management in Africa

Ever since its first occurrence in Southern Africa was reported in 2016, the fall armyworm has spread throughout Africa like wildfire. According to the...

Fall armyworm confirmed in Limpopo

On 2 February, the Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development acknowledged that farmers and other stakeholders in the Limpopo province have been reporting...