Agriculture Trends 2019



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What farmers can learn from restaurants

Wes Lefroy, an agricultural analyst from Rabobank Australia is joined by Paula Savanti, New York-based senior analyst for Consumer Foods discuss on how restaurants are implementing data in marketing, and how this affects their strategic and operational decisions...

2 days ago

How investment in irrigation is paying off for Ethiopia's economy
How investment in irrigation is paying off for Ethiopia's economy

After rapid economic growth averaging 10% every year between 2004 and 2014, Ethiopia has emerged as an engine of development in Africa.

By Gebisa Ejeta 1 day ago

Uncertainty about rainfall remains high

In his latest newsletter on climate and agricultural conditions, Johan van den Berg of Santam Agriculture says the far western and south-western parts of the country are still suffering severe drought conditions...

3 days ago

NW MEC commits to addressing farmers' challenges

North West MEC for Rural‚ Environment and Agricultural Development, Desbo Mohono, says she will speedily address farmers' challenges and prioritise the needs of emerging farmers in the province...

2 days ago

Spinning up a data annotation team

Modern tech companies' core defensibility is often in rapidly building proprietary datasets. These are generally niche datasets...

By Benjamin Meltzer 2 days ago

Vititec rebrands, continues commitment to sustainably grow SA wine

Vititec has rebranded to emphasise its commitment as a sustainable wine industry partner...

2 days ago

New nitrogen removal technology reveals poultry manure potential for anaerobic digestion

Colsen BV has developed a technology that overcomes the challenges of the high ammonia concentrations such that the value of poultry manure can be enhanced by creating renewable energy and fertilisers...

16 Jan 2019

Foot-and-mouth disease task teams formed

Following a meeting between the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the National Animal Health Forum, three task teams have been set up to deal with the current FMD outbreak, and the management of the disease going forward...

By Marike Brits 3 days ago

Key insights: Global pineapple juice market

The global pineapple juice market revenue amounted to $829m in 2017, coming down by -4.1% against the previous year...

3 days ago

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