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Editor's Note
It is the best of times, it is the worst of times. The worst is that images of forests burning around the globe are waking the world up not only to the clear and present danger
18 Oct 2019
Women in agriculture Women take the lead
The Agricultural Research Council celebrates the contribution of women in agriculture and food security South Africa is celebrating National Women’s Month, highlighting the
18 Oct 2019
Animal Feed Manufacturers Association AFMA hosts 72nd Annual General Meeting
A focus on qualifications rather than competencies in the education system is hurting the ability of people to perform optimally, the Animal Feed Manufacturers Association’s
18 Sep 2019
Foreword The underground wonder that creates food security, jobs and economic advancement–the potato
The value of the primary potato industry in South Africa amounts to about R8 billion and the secondary industry about R25 billion. The size of the potato crop has moved just over
02 Aug 2019
Wild spuds and the silence of the genes The potato industry reflects on gene technology
Challenges that the potato producer will face in the future include the effect of climate change on yield, quality and pest control, sustainable and effective use of resources
02 Aug 2019
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




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