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No fall armyworm impact on sugar industry, despite concerns

Despite reports by news agency Bloomberg that fall armyworm (FAW) may soon affect the sugar can...

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SAFE farms top last year’s figures

The harvest figures of the South African Fruit Exporters (SAFE) are up 21% compared to the same...

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Farmers must do their homework before expanding into Africa

There are ample opportunities for local producers to expand into Africa, according to Dirk Hane...

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Heavy downpours still expected despite downgrade for Dineo

Tropical cyclone Dineo, which is expected to hit South Africa later today, has weakened signifi...

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Guidelines for controlling fall armyworm

SA’s grain producers have been cautioned not to use pyrethroids to fight fall armyworm (FAW) ...

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Red locusts a threat in Zambia, Zimbabwe

The International Red Locust Control Organisation for Central and Southern Africa (IRLCO-CSA) n...

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Nkwinti calls for restitution without compensation

Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Gugile Nkwinti, has called for a pre-colonial au...

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Young Africa Works Summit puts youth at centre of agri

More than 300 global leaders and youth agripreneurs will attend the MasterCard Foundation’s s...

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South Africans urged to declare all offshore assets

South Africans have until the end of August this year to declare any offshore assets. According...

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Market for SA plums strong despite smaller fruit

In the initial stages of the Western Cape’s 2016/17 plum harvesting and marketing season, con...

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Heart-shaped lemons a hit in Japan

A farm in Japan has succeeded in producing a heart-shaped lemon. The product has become highly ...

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GM maize could be less susceptible to fall armyworm

It was likely that some genetically modified (GM) maize was less susceptible to fall armyworms....

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No fall armyworm impact on sugar industry, despite concerns

Despite reports by news agency Bloomberg that fall armyworm (FAW) may soon affect the sugar cane...