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Technology to drive SA agriculture toward sustainability
Technology to drive SA agriculture toward sustainabilityArticle

Technology and the introduction of high-impact technological solutions has proven to be an enabler in assisting farmers and stakeholders in addressing and alleviating climate change challenges...

22 Apr 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Agriculture
#BestofBiz 2020: AgricultureArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

Data-driven agriculture can solve the challenge of food security in Africa
Data-driven agriculture can solve the challenge of food security in AfricaArticle

While many farmers still rely on traditional techniques to coax a living from the land, there are opportunities to use cutting-edge technology to drive Africa towards a food-secure future...

Amrote Abdella 21 Oct 2020

New technology addresses alternate bearing in citrus
New technology addresses alternate bearing in citrusArticle

Agri Technovation, in partnership with Laeveld Agrochem, has introduced its new technology, the ITEST Carbohydrates analysis programme to assist citrus farmers in establishing greater equilibrium between crops, resulting in increased harvest yields over time...

1 Sep 2020

How important is a brand name in modern agriculture?
How important is a brand name in modern agriculture?Article

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

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

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

8 Apr 2020

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Agri tech investment vital for industry output, export growthArticle

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...

9 Mar 2020

Newly launched agricultural development agency to bring industry players together
Newly launched agricultural development agency to bring industry players togetherArticle

The launch of the Agricultural Development Agency at the Africa Agri Tech Conference and Expo in Pretoria has been heralded as a landmark in the history of South Africa. The new organisation will be a private business initiative that will work closely with the government in all aspects of agriculture...

19 Feb 2020

AAT appoints Brenda Tlhabane as ambassador
AAT appoints Brenda Tlhabane as ambassadorArticle

Tlhabane is the founder of Temo Ya Tlhabane Holdings and is known in the red meat industry as a cattle breeder, but also as a producer of other agricultural commodities...

27 Jan 2020

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AGDA to launch at 2020 Africa Agri Tech ConferenceArticle

The Agriculture Development Agency will be launching at this year's Africa Agri Tech Conference and Expo. The launch will serve as the opening event of the conference and will cover topics ranging from the local and international agricultural economy...

14 Jan 2020

Africa Agri Tech puts the spotlight on science and technology in 2020
Africa Agri Tech puts the spotlight on science and technology in 2020Article

New technologies are disrupting every industry, and agriculture is no exception...

2 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: How AI startup ask-jean is disrupting the SA wine tech industry
#EntrepreneurMonth: How AI startup ask-jean is disrupting the SA wine tech industryArticle

It's not always easy to know what wine to pair or purchase when you're planning an occasion with friends or when you're in a store having to make a selection. Ask-jean, a voluntary data hub has come along to simplify the decision-making process, with the wine consumer in mind...

Robin Fredericks 25 Nov 2019

Agri Technovation steers SA agriculture into the 4IR with new mobile app
Agri Technovation steers SA agriculture into the 4IR with new mobile appArticle

The global smart agriculture solution market is projected to reach a valuation of USD 38.1bn by the end of 2024...

6 Sep 2019

Highlights from the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa
Highlights from the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern AfricaArticle

On 30-31 July 2019, the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) hosted over 500 delegates representing the entire fresh produce supply chain in Cape Town at the 9th Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Conference and Trade Show...

Issued by Produce Marketing Association 28 Aug 2019

Recovery of soil health crucial for agricultural sustainability
Recovery of soil health crucial for agricultural sustainabilityArticle

The life of agricultural soil in South Africa is in a state of total imbalance after years of uninformed application of agricultural chemicals combined with practices that are, often unwittingly, detrimental to soil health.

20 Jun 2019

Farm smarter, not harder: Key to satisfying the growing demand for wine
Farm smarter, not harder: Key to satisfying the growing demand for wineArticle

Sustainability and conservation, along with technology and innovation, are among the main drivers in the development of the more efficient and productive agricultural practices that South African wine producers need...

Daneel Rossouw 14 May 2019

Mobile app aiding farming data collection and sharing
Mobile app aiding farming data collection and sharingArticle

A smartphone application is helping smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America to collect data, share information on new agricultural practices and tackle climate change-related impacts...

Samuel Hinneh 9 Apr 2019

Seil-Safari navigates farmers through unchartered waters to new horizons
Seil-Safari navigates farmers through unchartered waters to new horizonsArticle

From 1-5 April 2019, Seil-Safari will bring together world-class speakers, agricultural experts and South Africa's farming community to share knowledge and know-how on the latest innovations and solutions in the sector...

Issued by Echo Produksies 5 Mar 2019

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How agricultural innovation is helping Africa growArticle

Experts predict that advances in science and technology will keep farmers and agriculture professionals on their toes...

1 Feb 2019

Aerobotics unveils five new agricultural modernisations
Aerobotics unveils five new agricultural modernisationsGallery

Cape Town-based aerial data-analytics company Aerobotics recently unveiled five new agricultural modernisations that are set to improve the way farmers operate. The company showcased the new technologies at its Future of Farming event at Leopard's Leap Wine Farm in Franschhoek on 11 October 2018, which was broadcast across 11 locations in most local farming communities, including Citrusdal, Johannesburg, Pretoria, KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, Kirkwood, Patensie, Tzaneen, Nelspruit, and Hartswater.

15 Oct 2018

Kenyan agri-tech startup Tulaa raises $627k funding round
Kenyan agri-tech startup Tulaa raises $627k funding roundArticle

Kenyan agri-tech startup Tulaa, which allows smallholder farmers to access inputs, credit and markets, has raised a US$627,000 seed round to fund its continued expansion in the East African country and further develop its platform...

Tom Jackson 27 Jul 2018

Agri tech a new normal for sustainable farming in the Western Cape
Agri tech a new normal for sustainable farming in the Western CapeArticle

An 'agri renaissance' of higher yields, reduced costs and improved nutritional value of foods is possible for the Western Cape's R50bn agricultural economy if the farming sector, government and education institutions work together to harvest the benefits of the smart technologies emerging...

2 Jul 2018

Technology aids farmers amid water crisis
Technology aids farmers amid water crisisArticle

As the country continues to battle the ravages of an ongoing drought in various areas, farmers in the Eastern Cape are increasingly turning to technology to keep the effects of the water crisis at bay...

19 Dec 2017

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Agribusiness congress comes to KampalaArticle

Focus on 'agripreneurs' for economic growth as Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to Kampala in November...

22 Sep 2016

New shopping centre for Meadowlands Estate, NewcastleArticle

Construction is well underway on the first phase of the 12,500sqm Meadowlands Crossing shopping centre, located within the new five hectare, multi-billion rand Meadowlands Estate development in Madadeni, Newcastle. With future proposed phases, Meadowlands Crossing will ultimately measure over 30 000sqm of gross lettable area (GLA).

1 Jun 2011

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