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The answer to smart decision-making Introducing a data-driven approach to crop research, education and training
Crop protection is a vital part of growing quality and ensuring good yields in any crop. It is necessary to provide farmers with products, experience and insights into solving the
20 Sep 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
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
Technology To Change Farming 4IR To Change Farming As We Know It
An “Agri Renaissance” of higher yields, reduced costs and improved nutritional value of foods is possible for the Western Cape’s R50-billion agricultural economy
03 Jul 2018
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
Farmers of the future Agriculture at the Intelligent Edge
Technology has disrupted every industry from transport to finance, and not always in a good way – witness the first fatality claimed by Uber’s driverless car this
13 Jun 2018
From penury to prosperity Supporting African agriculture as a business
The President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has made a strong case for increased American and global investments to help unlock Africa’s Agriculture
13 Jun 2018
Agro processing and the fourth industrial revolution The 4th Industrial Revolution poses challenges and opportunities for agriculture and agro-processing
No commercial activity, and agriculture is no exception, can escape the implications of the 4th Industrial Revolution, the 21st century blending of the physical, digital and
13 Jun 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




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