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Episode 16: The value of cotton

Cotton is a unique crop as it is the only agricultural commodity that provides fibre and food for human and animal consumption.

Episode 15: The economy and agricultural financing

The South African economy was already in trouble before the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic struck, and the situation didn’t improve much from there.

The good farmers do

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.
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Episode 13: High-value export commodities

Fruit production in South Africa consists of a wide variety of fruit, from oranges and avocados, to table grapes and dragon fruit.

Episode 12 – Conservation Agriculture

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.
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Episode 11: The increasing importance of biosecurity

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.
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Technology and the value of quality animal feed

The tenth episode of Tech Terrain explores the trends and developments in making good quality animal feed and how technology plays a part.
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Precision agriculture: The future of technology

The ninth episode of Tech Terrain looks into the future of agricultural technology and the efficiency of these latest developments.
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The importance of research in agriculture

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.
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Farming input landscape and imported inputs

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.

Farming optimally and getting the most out of your land

The sixth episode of Tech Terrain dives into how you can farm optimally using the resources at your disposal.
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Establishing a sustainable agribusiness from the onset

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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Ecosystem and platform thinking are the latest trends coming out of international research This kind of thinking could help unlock Africa’s smallholder and agribusiness potential.

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