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Restoring soil can help address climate change

This article was originally published on Bizcommunity. Click here to read the original article. It's time to take soil...

Choosing an irrigation system

Selecting an irrigation system for a site is not always straightforward and may depend on many factors. Sites may be suited to several methods of irrigation and the final selection...

First seeds sprout in China’s Moon mission

Seeds taken to the moon by China's Chang'e-4 mission have sprouted, says China’s National Space Administration. Plants have been grown on the International Space...

ARC celebrates World Soil Day

World Soil Day takes place annually on 5 December to create awareness of the importance of soil health. On 5 December this year, the...

New programme to boost soil productivity and reduce soil degradation

The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and its Global Soil Partnership (GSP) have launched a new programme to boost soil productivity and...

Agronomy student bags award at African Congress

The Combined African Congress was hosted in Cape Town in January 2018. This year the African Crop Science Society, the Soil Science Society of...

Starting your own veg garden

It has once again become a trend for people to start a garden and grow their own vegetables at home.   Many people seem to...

Impact of plant protection products on soil

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of The United Nations (UN) recently released the “Global assessment of the impact of plant protection products on...