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Protecting potatoes The Agricultural Research Council Transforms The Potato Industry
The Agricultural Research Council is faced with a mammoth task to not only safeguard national food production of South Africa through research and human capacity development but
20 Sep 2018
Pass to success New irrigation technology in the field
Aconstant speed, even on hills, rocks and slopes. Equally distributed amount of fertilizers and no problems with the characteristics of the landscape or the amount of water
20 Sep 2018
Banking on land Supporting agricultural sector growth and transformation
With the agricultural sector now sharply in focus following the ongoing national discussions around land reform, questions around structural and institutional readiness to support
17 Sep 2018 - B. v. R.
Conversations that count Agriculture House is committed to practical, inclusive solutions for emerging farmers
The land reform and redistribution conversations happening in South Africa are critical to establishing a workable solution to an emotive issue. The current noise resonates around
17 Sep 2018 - N. J.
Diversity is South Africa’s strength Branding South African agriculture for tourism
The National Agricultural Marketing Council has a project that will be launched this year where they want to get agricultural role players to financially support their endeavors
16 Aug 2018
A bird’s-eye view of the drone business Considerations in commercial Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)
Drones have become more than simple devices to take pictures from the sky. For some, they have opened the window on a number of business opportunities, including some life-saving
16 Aug 2018
Potato power Assisting emerging farmers to become profitable
Potatoes South Africa has been engaged in the Enterprise Development Programme for the past eight years. The initial aim of Enterprise Development was to engage six farmers every
02 Aug 2018
Moment of truth Land reform rhetoric is between a rock and a hard place
The golden thread that has run through government declarations on land since Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa became president of the ANC late last year has been ambiguity: “We will take
15 May 2018
Empowerment project strangled by drought More needs to be done to make equity schemes a success
It’s like watching your own child die,” said former farm manager Gert Dempers. The citrus orchards, which make up the biggest portion of the 140 hectare Fynbos Vrugte
15 May 2018
Editor's Note Harvest SA issue 33
To say that the topic of land reform gets people hot under the collar would be the understatement of the century. Add “expropriation without compensation” to the mix
05 Apr 2018 - G. P.




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