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1111, 2018

Government to announce water allocation before month’s end

By | November 11th, 2018|Categories: SA Industry News|Comments Off on Government to announce water allocation before month’s end

Capetonians will have to wait several weeks to hear if water restrictions are to be further relaxed. Farmers, also waiting to hear if they will be allocated more irrigation water, are getting worried about the [...]

1111, 2018

DogBot an affordable solution to labour deficit?

By | November 11th, 2018|Categories: Global Industry News|Comments Off on DogBot an affordable solution to labour deficit?

These days many growers are looking for solutions to reduce labour in the fields and packhouses, robotics is one of the ways to do this, but replacing pickers of delicate fruit such as strawberries with [...]

1111, 2018

Zimbabwe to flush out multiple farm owners

By | November 11th, 2018|Categories: Global Industry News|Comments Off on Zimbabwe to flush out multiple farm owners

Zimbabwe’s government has started a land audit to cut farm sizes, flush out multiple farm owners and correct some of the mistakes from its chaotic land reform programme. The effort is an attempt by the [...]

2710, 2018

Lesotho’s commercial apple industry to manage warming climate risk

By | October 27th, 2018|Categories: Global Industry News|Comments Off on Lesotho’s commercial apple industry to manage warming climate risk

On 16 October the CEO of the Lesotho National Development Bank, Mohato Seleke, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Stargrow Group and the World Bank to establish a commercial fruit industry in the country. [...]

2710, 2018

New partnership to bring agri growth

By | October 27th, 2018|Categories: SA Industry News|Comments Off on New partnership to bring agri growth

The international agriculture sector is a dynamic world and South Africa an esteemed player. In this global village, agri-businesses rely on the latest technology, science, and research to compete and produce top-quality products for maximum [...]

2710, 2018

SA’s Aerobotics launches 5 new precision agriculture products

By | October 27th, 2018|Categories: SA Industry News|Comments Off on SA’s Aerobotics launches 5 new precision agriculture products

Cape Town based aerial-data analytics startup Aerobotics has launched five new innovative precision agriculture products that aim to help fruit and wine farmers to detect pests and diseases. The startup launched the new products at a [...]