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28 December

Sudan: African Development Bank Group commits nearly $74 million to boost wheat production Picture: Daf’Allah Mohamed Ahmed is one of more than 1,400 farmers and stakeholders taking part in the TAAT program, set to expand under the African Emergency Food Production Facility program for Sudan approved by the African Development Bank Board.” The Board of […]

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31 October

How Citrus Farmers Benefit from Using the Farm Costing Solutions System Farm Costing Solutions (FCS) is a leader in hardware and software solutions for managing farm expenses. And they are seeing an increase in interest from South Africa’s citrus- farming community. FCS has been tailoring systems to suit individual micro (as few as 5 – […]

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31 October

African Agri Investment Indaba 2022 is back in Cape Town!     The African Agri Council NPC (AAC) is pleased to host the 5th edition of the African Agri Investment Indaba (AAII) will feature global VC, banks, donors, DFIs, family offices, pension funds, agribusinesses and policymakers. AAII will feature selected co-located events, Investment Discovery Sessions […]

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28 October

A Basic Fertilisation Strategy to Ensure Sustainability by Pieter Raath & Coenraad Fraenkel In addition to the negative publicity that the agricultural sector faces regarding the detrimental impact of unnecessary fertilisation on the environment, the cost of fertilisers is forcing producers to pursue ways to reduce fertilisation inputs. A proper balance between unreasonably conservative fertilisation […]

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27 October

World-class blueberry farm boosts labour productivity with Farm Costing Solutions In December 2019, agricultural investment firm Primocane Capital commenced with phase one of the development of Strathbreede Berries. The aim was to convert an existing pear and plum estate situated close to Wolseley, into an 80 ha high-spec blueberry farm. It’s less than two years […]

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27 October

Farmer Benefits from Early Harvest and Safe Grain Storage provided by SBS Agri SBS Agri successfully completed a two phase installation at a Midlands farm to provide both additional grain storage and a grain drying solution, allowing the farmer to benefit from early harvesting, at a higher grain moisture, reducing on field risks. The installation […]

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26 October

Tips by Bagtech on How to Choose a Fertilizer Blending Machine Options can sometimes be overwhelming, how to know the best option fertilizer machine to take for operation? How do you ensure that you have taken all options into account? Then do you take a standard option or do you go for a customized option? […]

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26 October

Hydraform’s Journey Over the Kasai River The original M9 Hydraform Interlocking Machine was first produced in the year 2012. The block production was up to 500 interlocking blocks per 8-hour shift, popularily known as a convenient machine for a start-up business. With the rising demands all over Africa, brew a new idea of a flat […]

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25 October

Afrivet – African Swine Fever On 28 March 2022, Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) compiled the latest African swine fever outbreak and surveillance update report.  DALRRD published that on 28 January 2022, the latest outbreak of ASF was reported in the Western Cape, bringing the total number of outbreaks in South Africa […]

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25 October

COMPO EXPERT- Your Expert for Growth! COMPO EXPERT has proven once again that using our enhanced efficiency fertilizers, are not only good for the environment (with less leaching and resulting pollution), but also increases yield and assist farmers to be more sustainable. Following is some results obtained using our Novatec® and Novatec® Solub range (stabilized […]

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