Hardworking Tools for SA’s Toughest Industry

Hardworking Tools for SA’s Toughest Industry

Agriculture is a major contributor to South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). From smallholding farmers to large-scale commercial farming businesses—each one’s contribution is invaluable. Something...
NW completes poultry abattoir for emerging farmers

NW completes poultry abattoir for emerging farmers

North West Agriculture and Rural Development MEC, Desbo Mohono, has welcomed the completion of the first departmentally-owned poultry abattoir in the province. The facility is...
Small towns are collapsing across South Africa. How it’s starting to affect farming

Small towns are collapsing across South Africa. How it’s starting to...

Farming and agribusiness play a crucial role in sustaining the economies of small towns and rural areas. There is a lot of evidence of...
NW completes poultry abattoir for emerging farmers

Minister meets with farmers on food security

Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Thoko Didiza, has met with KwaZulu-Natal agricultural stakeholders to discuss the impact of the recent violent...
Joubert en Seuns is a well-established farming operation based in Schoemanskloof, Mpumalanga

Citrus farmer celebrates two years of Solar Energy

One of South Africa’s largest citrus farms, Joubert en Seuns, are celebrating their second solar-versary. Their 265.98 kWp roof-mounted solar plant, that is made...
est your knowledge of tea with Joekels Tea Packers, the local Tea Masters

True or False? Test your knowledge of tea with Joekels Tea...

Whether it’s green, black, rooibos, herbal or oolong, with or without milk, flavoured or plain – tea is one of the globe’s most well-loved...

Amit Roy appointed to Spearhead Newly Launched Global Phosphorus Institute

Leading Phosphorus Expert Brings Decades of Experience to Position Benguerir, Morocco, 16 June 2021: The newly launched Global Phosphorus Institute (GPI) announced today the appointment...
An adequate zinc supply in maize plants maintains high pollen viability and a sufficient carbohydrate source

Zinc fertilisers are essential to boost cereal-crop yield

In Sub-Saharan Africa, soil health concerns are largely due to poor nutrient supply in the soil. Increasing population pressure on agricultural land has led...
The nutritional benefits of Pork - very good source of minerals

The nutritional benefits of Pork – very good source of minerals

Why we should be eating more pork – The nutritional benefits weigh in Pork, being the world’s most popular type of meat, has many beneficial...
Perlite is the new way to grow

Perlite is the new way to grow

Grolite® from Pratley is a unique, naturally occurring, perlite-based mineral that has become very popular as a horticultural growing medium. The main benefits include...
AGCO Africa sets a new benchmark in combine harvesters as it launches the Fendt IDEAL range

AGCO Africa sets a new benchmark in combine harvesters as it...

A new benchmark in combine harvesters has been introduced locally by AGCO Africa with the launch of the Fendt IDEAL range. Developed from the...
The lash of lockdown: a potato farmer’s story

The lash of lockdown: a potato farmer’s story

When the socio-economic devastation of COVID-19 struck South Africa, Limpopo Province potato farmer Johan Holtzhausen pulled out all the stops to protect his work...