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Agriculture’s New Year’s resolutions

New Year’s resolutions may seem passé, but they can be a great way of at least attempting to...

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Preserving seeds for the future

The Global Seed Vault, the brainchild of scientist and conservationist Cary Fowler, was built n...

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Good riddance to 2016

Finally, we have come to the end of a year that has tested farmers in this country like no othe...

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Is farming in SA worth the risk?

I recently asked Agbiz CEO, Dr John Purchase, whether or not, all things considered, he would, ...

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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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In Mike Mlengana we trust

South Africa’s agriculture sector breathed a sigh of relief when it was announced that Mike M...

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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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Botswana faces fresh produce shortage

The shortage of a variety of fresh produce, much of it usually imported from South Africa, is du...