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Increased minimum wage not the answer

South Africans are nervously awaiting the announcement by ratings agencies on whether the count...

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“Houston, we have a harvest!”

The film The Martian, based on the novel by Andy Weir, has captivated audiences across the worl...

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Technology integral to global food production

According to Absa’s senior agricultural economists Wessel Lemmer and Ernst Janovsky, who rece...

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Darting game by drone with fighter-pilot accuracy

Potchefstroom company Haevic, has recently developed a drone that can be used to dart game. ...

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A GPS tracking device that ensures peace of mind

The GT300 is a live web-based personal GPS tracking device that is ICASA-approved and can be pu...

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Angus Buchan’s new app

Farmers and fellow Christians who follow Angus Buchan will be pleased to hear about the new app...

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A top-of-the-range caller ID that’s easy to use

CallApp caller identification and call blocker is a free app available for download at Google P...

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Taking farm sales to new heights

As mentioned before in this column, unmanned vehicle systems or drones have become extremely po...

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A Kiwi farmer on the pros of wireless dairy farming

North Waikato dairy farmer Tony Walters says that wireless technology can now be used to prove ...

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A few useful WhatsApp basics

WhatsApp was launched in 2009 by former Yahoo employees Brian Acton and Jan Koum. In February 2...

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Getting a head start on farming robotics

On 7 May, the first-ever AgBot (agricultural robotics) competition was held in the US on Gerris...

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Make your mark

This week, South Africans will have the opportunity to vote for their preferred candidates in t...

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SA agriculture sector remains in recession

Recent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data points to a negative growth of a seasonally adjusted an...