Too much focus is placed on food production instead of access when it comes to finding solutions for food insecurity.
While South Africa’s livestock farmers appear to be in the dark on the subject, government veterinary health authorities are reportedly making headway in getting the country’s Foot-and-Mouth Disease-free status back.
The 2011/2012 table grape harvest season has come to an end with the biggest harvest season ever recorded since deregulation.
Challenges for the dairy industry abound as raw milk production increased, while demand decreased, leading to a greater drop in producer prices.
The economic outlook for the EU, one of South Africa’s core markets for agricultural exports, isn’t very good, and SA’s agriculture sector needs to diversify when it comes to export...
Macadamia farmers could benefit from collaborative work between South African and Danish scientists, who aim to identify the insect prey contained in bat guano.
A state-of-the art training facility for developing pig farmers was opened in Baynesfield near Pietermaritzburg recently.
Screwworm outbreaks cause problems in communal farming areas where parasite controls are inadequate.
In what has been described as a tragic day for the industry, Louw Retief, mohair farmer and long-time member of the executive committee of the SA Mohair Growers Association (SAMGA),...
Livestock farmers in northern KwaZulu-Natal and parts of Zululand are desperate for rain.
Government appointments made according to political favour, rather than ability, is one of the biggest problems facing the agricultural industry.
Swayed by the evidence, geo-hydrologist Prof Gerrit van Tonder told Roelof Bezuidenhout why he no longer supports fracking.