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Editor's Note Harvesting the dream
Welcome to the 40th issue of Harvest SA, South Africa’s magazine for everyone in agriculture. Although the land is often the site of terribly divisive polemics, it also has
30 May 2019
Spreading the load To achieve food security, the agricultural risk model must be re-examined
In South Africa a plate of food is a given to many, but high unemployment and poverty rates mean that for some, it is a luxury they don’t receive each day. South
30 May 2019
To eat or not to eat? Avoiding a Day Zero for food
In his presidential address during the TAU SA annual congress, with the theme “Day Zero for food on the table”, Mr Louis Meintjes said the following: “Day Zero
28 Nov 2018
Advancing the deciduous fruit industry Hortgro has its roots in the Deciduous Fruit Board that was established in 1939 as a regulatory body to manage the industry.
Hortgro has its roots in the Deciduous Fruit Board that was established in 1939 as a regulatory body to manage the industry. With the deregulation of agriculture in 1997, it
05 Nov 2018
Food Security Small-scale farming is a must for developing countries
Industrial agriculture—farming that involves the intensive production of livestock, poultry, fish and crops—is one of the most environmentally destructive forms of
18 Oct 2018
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.
Foreword Creating measurement solutions that matter
Africa as a continent is currently experiencing a globally unparalleled growth trajectory. This growth is both economic and population based, with UN Growth Projections estimating
17 Sep 2018 - N. M.
Making headway against headwinds Securing competitive advantage and advancing investment opportunities in agriculture
South African agriculture still offers many investment opportunities despite headwinds caused by drought in parts of the country and policy uncertainty. A shock 2.2% GDP decline
02 Aug 2018
Connecting people, soil and plants Sustainable agriculture and food security in the spotlight
The links between climate change, soil, plant health, urban development, food security and technology came under the spotlight at the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security
19 Jul 2018
Advancing agronomic expertise International partnership to help local growers
Agriculture remains a critically important industry in South Africa, and indeed many other African nations, not only as a provider of job opportunities but also from a food
19 Jul 2018




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