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Twaalf belangrike dinge om oor besproeiing te weet

Vir suksesvolle besproeiing is daar sekere basiese dinge wat in plek moet wees en wat ’n mens moet oorweeg: Heel eerste moet daar ’n...

Upper Berg River irrigation to be suspended

The Department of Water Affairs in the Western Cape will be suspending access to irrigation water from the Berg River for farmers in the...

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...

Droogte veroorsaak groot uitdagings vir vrugtebedryf

Die knellende droogte in die Wes-Kaap plaas vrugteboere en landelike gemeenskappe onder geweldige finansiële en sosiaal-maatskaplike druk, meen die sagtevrugtebedryf-diensorganisasie, Hortgro. Hortgro is bekommerd...

Drought challenges fruit industry

Western Cape fruit farmers and rural communities are under tremendous socio-economic pressure due to the crippling drought, according to the deciduous fruit industry organisation,...

Water shortage cuts banana production in Mozambique

Mozambique’s major commercial banana producer, Bananalandia, in the Boane district, approximately 30 kilometres west of Maputo, has seen production levels fall by half due...

Namibiese damvlakke binnekort onder 40%

Namibiese damvlakke het sedert die einde van September met amper 10% gedaal en damme sal moontlik binnekort minder as 40% vol wees. Tans is...

5 facts about water in South Africa

The water crisis in Cape Town and the drought in many parts of the country have made South Africans very aware of the importance...

Plant sensors measure water use in maize

According to a recent article on Science Daily, Plant scientists at Iowa State University measured the time it takes for maize to move water from...

Satellites help Cape farmers use water more efficiently

Drought-stricken Cape farmers are receiving help from above – through satellite data they are able to monitor their water use efficiency, with reported improvements...