Common Ground Welcome to the final issue of Harvest SA for 2016.
What a year it has been! Not only is it the hottest year on record world-wide, but rainfall has reached its lowest levels since rainfall first began to be recorded in 1904. Given
07 Dec 2016 - G. P.
Dealing with drought Harvest speaks to Dr Mpandeli of the Water Research Commission about how to overcome the dry elements
Established in terms of the Water Research Act following a period of serious water shortage, the Water Research Commission was deemed to be of national importance to generate new
07 Dec 2016 - S. M. / S. L.
The benefits of healthy soil Promoting cost savings and protection from disease
Soil health" is the current buzzword in agriculture and biodiversity circles. While many people understand this as encompassing a new concept, others feel that it is muddying the
07 Dec 2016
Fields of barley Promoting sustainable farming practices and increasing local input
South African Breweries (SAB) draws much of its success from the expansive barley fields of the Southern and Northern Cape that are flourishing under the care of both commercial
07 Dec 2016 - S. A.
WORLD SOIL DAY 2016: “SOIL CRUSTING: POSSIBLY THE BIGGEST SOIL PROBLEM IN SOUTH AFRICA”
The 5th of December is World Soil Day. On this day the importance of soil as a critical component of the natural system and as a vital contributor to human well-being is
01 Dec 2016
New MF 300 Xtra Series tractors available exclusively through official Massey Ferguson Dealers This range of 50-85hp multi-purpose, entry-level tractors was unveiled earlier this year at the US-Africa Business Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Massey Ferguson, a worldwide brand of AGCO (NYSE:AGCO) (www.AGCOcorp.com), reports that its recently-launched MF 300 Xtra tractors with exclusive features and comprehensive
05 Oct 2016
Monitoring The Trade in Medicinal Plants The trade in medicinal plants is a complex, worldwide issue. An estimated 50 000 to 70 000 medicinal and aromatic species are harvested from the wild, according to Traffic
The international wildlife trade monitoring network. It placed the annual global export value of pharmaceutical plants alone at more than $2.2-billion in 2011.
05 Oct 2016 - D. o. E. A.
The Quiet Crime If a tree falls in a forest and no-one is around, does it make a sound? Forestry crime is cutting swathes through the world's rain forests
Forests are critical to the well-being of the planet, yet they are increasingly under threat as a result of large-scale logging – both legal and illegal. Trees help to
05 Oct 2016 - D. o. E. A.
Global Day of Service Elanco and Egg Producers Step up to Support Foodbank on Global Day of Service
Eggs aren't just delicious. They're also extremely nutritious, an excellent source of protein and provide essential nutrients. They’re outstanding value for money when one
05 Oct 2016


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