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Used oil on South African farms pollute the environment

Contaminated oil is dripping into our agricultural land across South Africa, contaminating our groundwater and rivers as a result of old-fashioned farming...

Fourth industrial revolution (4IR) can improve rural safety

The agricultural industry is forever changing, and farmers must keep abreast of new developments such as the fourth industrial revolution, to farm...

Innovative support towards a brighter future in agriculture

“Agriculture is facing several challenges both locally and internationally, which include a reduction in the number of farmers, a decrease in the...

Embracing disruption in the fresh produce supply chain

Disruption is more than just a buzzword. It has become part of business and part of our lives.  

Irrigation intelligence improved with the Chameleon Sensor

The Virtual Irrigation Academy (VIA) hosted a conference on the Chameleon Sensor from 12 to 13 June at the Future Africa Conference...

Application of CRISPR technology in agriculture

The new gene editing technology known as CRISPR (pronounced ‘crisper’ and short for clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) has been making...

Drones flying high over Eastern Cape farms

Eye-in-the-sky technology is taking off within the Eastern Cape farming community, with a growing trend toward the use of drones to improve...

Technology will not save the planet

Sarah Savory is the daughter of Zimbabwean ecologist and advocate of holistic management, Allan Savory. She lives and works in Zimbabwe and is an...

World’s first commercial robotic apple harvest

In a world-first, T&G Global is using a robotic harvester for a commercial apple harvest, reflecting the company’s commitment to innovation-led growth. The robotic...

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...