African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2017 AGCO leads new project to determine sustainable business models for smallholders and farm service centres
“The transformation of on-farm mechanisation can make a major contribution to improving rural livelihoods by boosting productivity and growth in rural incomes and making
18 Sep 2017
2017 African Green Revolution Forum SACAU heads to Côte d'Ivoire for the 2017 African Green Revolution Forum
Smallholder farmers are expected to head discussions at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), a high level continental meeting under the theme Accelerating
15 Sep 2017
Editor's Note Greg Penfold
Businesses are waking up to the opportunities of a rapidly growing food market in Africa, which may be worth more than that may be worth more than R15 trillion each year by 2030.
14 Sep 2017
About the Magazine Issue 30 - Securing South Africa's Food Resources
Harvest SA aims to inform, and create a platform for all role-players in agriculture – farmers, the government and the corporate sector – to work together in providing
14 Sep 2017
Waters of life Irrigation farming: a lifeline for budding ‘agripreneurs’
In South Africa, unemployment and poverty are closely associated. Rural areas are nodes of both unemployment and chronic poverty. A study conducted in two districts of Limpopo
13 Sep 2017
A genius for poultry Bringing the chickens home to roost
On the outskirts of Simon’s Town, Einstein Sibanda has established a two-hectare free-range poultry project. Sibanda, who is originally from Zimbabwe, started farming in
13 Sep 2017
Cracking the profit barrier Challenge set for macadamia nut industry to maintain profitability for farmers
Commercial farming of macadamia nuts is not cheap. With ongoing plantings and continued increase in supply, the onus is on the industry to ensure that key players collaborate and
13 Sep 2017
Five questions you should be asking yourself Five questions you should be asking yourself as a water-savvy consumer when making purchasing decisions
In 2016, South Africa recorded its driest year ever. This led, unsurprisingly, to one of its most debilitating droughts. Although plentiful summer rains in much of the country
04 Sep 2017
Getting Closer™ to control A commitment to creating sustainable solutions for the agricultural sector has pushed Dow AgroSciences to develop class-leading products
Sap-feeding pests can be among the most destructive insects, laying waste to crops and causing huge economical losses for the agricultural industry. Protecting our valuable
10 Aug 2017


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