Cotton is a unique crop as it is the only agricultural commodity that provides fibre and food for human and animal consumption.
The South African economy was already in trouble before the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic struck, and the situation didn’t improve much from there.
South African farmers are often reliant on the communities in which they operate as a source of labour, and their fate is intertwined with these communities.
Fruit production in South Africa consists of a wide variety of fruit, from oranges and avocados, to table grapes and dragon fruit.
In this week’s episode of Tech Terrain, Tony and Ndoro and guests discuss conservation agricultural practices around soil and climate change that can increase sustainability.
Even before the Covid-19 pandemic biosecurity was increasing in importance for producers and consumers alike. The pandemic has contributed to raising awareness of biosecurity.
The tenth episode of Tech Terrain explores the trends and developments in making good quality animal feed and how technology plays a part.
The ninth episode of Tech Terrain looks into the future of agricultural technology and the efficiency of these latest developments.
The eighth episode of Tech Terrain deliberates over the role research plays in agriculture and how it can increase productivity to meet the food demand of the world.
The seventh episode of Tech Terrain looks into and discusses the challenges of South Africa being dependent on imports and how it affects the farming industry.
The sixth episode of Tech Terrain dives into how you can farm optimally using the resources at your disposal.
The fifth episode of Tech Terrain looks at important building blocks to give farmers a head start in business and ensure sustainability.
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