Experts and farmers say, after decades of corruption holding back road and electricity projects and an obsession with producing oil, it will take time to improve the tomato output.
Tilapia producing countries are encouraged to assess risks, undertake surveillance to determine national TiLV health status, investigate unexplained tilapia mortalities and introduce risk management measures where deemed necessary.
Sunflower’s consistent yield and drought-tolerance make it an attractive crop for SA’s dryland regions. It also has a relatively long planting window. Nonetheless, care should be taken to plant at the optimal time, cautions Dr Safiah Ma’Ali.
The value of the country’s agricultural export increased by N14.6 billion or 24 per cent from N56.1 billion in q1 20117 to N73.7 billion in q1 2018 on a year on year basis, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows.
Cranberries are king in Wood County, Wisconsin, and local growers want the public to know all about this thriving industry during 2018 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days July 10-12.
John Schenk and Fiona Lees are focused on the timber industry near Hogsback, but started a part-time agricultural venture near Elliot in 2004. Despite committing to Nguni cattle, their willingness to experiment on their farm has ensured a broader scope of...
In spite of good rains over the past week and Day Zero being averted in the Cape metropole, Western Cape farmers still need a lot of rain for the drought to be broken.
A new bill aimed at reforming the tea sector and giving farmers more say in decision making, among other radical reforms, is set to be tabled in Parliament. Read here.
‘Animal health and hygiene are paramount. You have to be so careful with every procedure, and I’m really proud to say that South African milk is up there with the best in the world.’
Onions and especially onions grown from sets, are usually trouble-free. Seed grown onions being directly sown and in the same position for longer, tend to have more problems but seed grown onions can be as reliable as sets when started in modules and tra...