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Husqvarna and Tendai 'The Beast' Mtawarira offer empowering message of resilience

Jenna Robinson, regional marketing manager for Husqvarna Africa, shares the backstory about the Husqvarna brand's recent campaign, featuring rugby icon Beast Tendai Mtawarira as brand ambassador...

Issued by Husqvarna South Africa 21 Sep 2020

The fourth agricultural revolution is coming - but who will really benefit?

AI, robots and other technologies could transform farming - for worse as well as for better...

By David Rose and Charlotte-Anne Chivers 16 Sep 2020

Emerging poultry farmers to get hands-on experience with advanced KZNPI chicken house

An advanced new chicken house built at the KwaZulu-Natal Poultry Institute (KZNPI) will see emerging poultry farmers get hands-on training with the latest chicken farming technologies...

20 Aug 2020

The coronavirus pandemic requires us to understand food's murky supply chains

Six months ago, you may not have thought much about where your groceries were produced. But chances are you're thinking about it now...

By Cory Searcy and Pavel Castka 6 Aug 2020

Karoo farmers take to the sky to curb the spread of invasive alien plants

"During the past four decades, the southern and northern slopes, as well as the mountain tops of the Outeniqua Mountains have fallen prey to the aggressive spread of invasive alien plants, in particular wattle and pine trees."

13 Jul 2020

Reaching new heights with drone technology

The Sernick Group has welcomed the opportunity to implement drone technology in their own commercial farming practices and has since been researching new ways to benefit from it.

8 Jul 2020

How important is a brand name in modern agriculture?

Tech Terrain is an exciting new online agricultural talk show focusing on the role of technology and mechanisation in the modern agricultural landscape. Tech Terrain will also cover the bigger issues influencing this important industry...

Issued by Tech Terrain 24 Jun 2020

How code is improving food security

The evolution of civilisation runs hand-in-glove with the earliest forays by our ancestors into agriculture. Simultaneously, the unfolding of early forms of agriculture brought primitive technology into people's lives...

7 May 2020

How agritech solutions can help farmers offset coronavirus risks

Agricultural technologies are helping to combat some of the problems that have been intensified in the sector due to the impact of Covid-19...

By Nico Groenewald 5 May 2020

GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize returns in 2020

The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition 2020 gives hope and support to the agripreneurs on the African continent...

21 Apr 2020

Why Ghana's smallholders aren't excited by the latest 'Green Revolution'

In the past 20 years, a newer model of the Green Revolution has emerged predominantly in sub-Saharan Africa. Domestic and international agribusinesses have a much more prominent place...

By Siera Vercillo 14 Apr 2020

The power of e-agriculture to attract youth to the farming industry

Industry experts are proposing themes and ideas that are centred around attractiveness, however, the importance of value and opportunity needs to be prioritised...

9 Apr 2020

Join the #BridgingTheGaps challenge - 21 days to rethink the food system

Food sector innovators are called upon to co-create sustainable solutions to help South Africans become more food secure in the context of the Covid-19 crisis...

27 Mar 2020

Agri tech investment vital for industry output, export growth

South African agriculture needs more investment and the implementation of the latest technology to boost output, not only for local consumption, but also for vitally needed exports to boost foreign exchange earnings...

11 Mar 2020

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