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Getting smart about agriculture Enhancing productivity intelligently
The Internet of things offers enormous potential to farmers seeking to increase yields, reduce resource wastage and improve efficiencies. At present, there are over seven billion
13 Jun 2018
AfriForum AfriForum intensifies its campaign against expropriation without compensation after ANC announcement
The civil rights organisation AfriForum today announced that it will intensify its campaign, both within South Africa and abroad, against expropriation without compensation. This
22 May 2018
Harvesting hospitality It is time for agritourism in South Africa to be taken seriously, writes Jacqui Taylor
Tourism generates more revenue and provides more employment for the rural economy than farming in the United Kingdom and in several other European countries, notably, Italy. Why?
15 May 2018
SETTING THE LOW - CARB TREND While many food trends these days are often fads—here one season and gone the next—if the last two decades are anything to go by, low-carb diets are here to stay
From the Atkins diet, which peaked in late 2003, to Banting, made popular in recent years by Professor Tim Noakes and, lately, the Ketogenic diet (or Keto for short), all indicate
08 May 2018
A future without fear Using financial instruments to hedge risk
Farming is a proverbially uncertain business, with nature an unpredictable quantity that is sometimes friend, sometimes foe. However, although nobody can predict the future, with
05 Apr 2018
How’s it growing? Farm smarter with drones and satellites
Drones and satellites provide a great new opportunity for farmers to understand their crops. A new technology platform from local startup DroneClouds, shows how things are growing
15 Feb 2018
Green light for smallholder farmers Technology improves productivity, slashes costs
Lack of access to technologies and information, poor infrastructure and lack of access to markets, political instability can also play a role and a lack of access to financing are
13 Dec 2017
Harvest SA Magazine Securing South Africa's food resources
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10 Aug 2017
Study set to assess agricultural potential of the Philippi Horticultural Area A comprehensive study to assess the agricultural potential of the Philippi Horticultural Area is set to commence soon.
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture, through its implementing agent, Casidra, had called for bidders to put proposals on the table to develop a plan to map, secure and grow
22 Jun 2017
Shattering the myths Healthy soil is the real key to feeding the world
One of the biggest modern myths about agriculture is that organic farming is inherently sustainable. It can be, but it isn’t necessarily. After all, soil erosion from
21 Jun 2017




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