Demand across the world for Farmer Field Schools are increasing due to their ability to help smallholder farmers cope with complex challenges...
2 days ago
Smart farming isn't a new emerging tech conversation and, on a global level, we have reached a point where the actual benefits of technology deployments in farming are being seen... the digital disruptor in farming is already here...
Josua Taljaard 11 Jan 2018
Farmers need to avoid the consistent use of plant protection products (PPPs) that could hinder soils functions and ecosystems. Instead, farmers should adopt better alternative farming practices...
Sam Otieno 4 Jan 2018
GMO technology could kick-start "an agricultural revolution" in Africa, but the continent's failure to invest in agriculture could create an opportunity for companies such as Monsanto, Bayer and others...
Hans Wetzels 3 Jan 2018
The Agriculture Sector Education Training Authority, AgriSeta, has granted online agriculture education platform, AgriColleges international, accreditation as an education and training provider in agriculture...
15 Dec 2017
Despite the technology being seen as key to tackling low crop yields, climate change and emerging diseases, many countries remain averse to GM technology over safety and trade-related concerns...
Johnson Kanamugire 11 Dec 2017
A partnership between agricultural company, Villa, and academic institution, Monash South Africa promises to lend a new face to agricultural higher education in South Africa...
Lynette Louw 24 Nov 2017
Tobacco impacts the health and well-being of the people who grow it and the environment where it is grown, often with devastating consequences. So why do farmers grow tobacco?
Eleanor Jew 23 Nov 2017
Better soil management could boost carbon stored in the top layer of the soil by up to 1.85 gigatonnes each year, about the same as the carbon emissions of transport globally...
Thin Lei Win 21 Nov 2017
This Valentine's Day florists are predicting sales of $95m in the UK alone. But where do they all come from?
Lara Bianchi 1 day ago
With Chinese New Year celebrations just around the corner, millions of people will be tucking into a mountain of tasty seafood delicacies very soon - much of it plucked illegally from South African marine waters.
Tony Carnie 12 Feb 2018
Following the heavy rainfalls that have affected the local vegetable production since the beginning of January 2018, Mauritius will inevitably resort to importing from South Africa, India and Egypt.
23 Jan 2018
Combining their skills and strengths, Migiva Group and OZblu - currently one of the largest producers of blueberries in South Africa and Australia - have signed a joint venture agreement to form OZblu America. Through the production and delivery of exclusively patented varieties offering sweeter, juicier and crunchier blueberries, the joint venture will bring a superior blueberry consumer experience to market.
17 Jan 2018
That is 32 years from now.
Njideka Agbo 9 Jan 2018