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On a different buzz: Why we need flies

For many people, the idea of flies buzzing about isn’t very appealing, as they are typically associated with dirt and disease. But...

Agri role-players among Science Oscars nominees

The finalists in the 2018/2019 NSTF-South32 Awards have been announced. These awards, also known as the 'Science Oscars of South Africa', is...

Western and Central African seed companies still fall short

Nigeria-based Value Seeds tops the rankings in new research on seed companies operating in Western and Central Africa. However, the overall picture is one...

Massive injection for Rooibos research

The SA Rooibos Council (SARC) is ramping up research efforts to better understand how indigenous Rooibos tea could help tackle some of the most...

Ground-breaking research a game-changer for the pincushion industry

The overseas flower market pays a premium for straight, long-stemmed pincushion proteas with no insects or signs of disease but delivering such flowers is...

Alternative Crops benefit from research fund

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture’s Alternative Crops Fund has supported the research needs of the alternative crop industry to the tune of R9,2...

Meat processors support SU food safety initiative

This article was originally published on Bizcommunity. Click here to read the original article. The South African Meat Processors Association (SAMPA) has donated R1m...

How competitive is the SA soya bean industry?

From 1 March 2019 producers will be charged a statutory levy of R65 for every ton of soya beans sold. This statutory levy was...

SA government signs an MoU with Namibia on fisheries

Minister Senzeni Zokwana, on behalf of the South African government, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with his Namibian counterpart, Minister Bernard Essau....

Managed bees versus wild bees? It’s not that simple in SA

This article was originally published by The Conversation.com. Click here to read the original article. There is widespread concern about the global decline of...