Saturday, September 21, 2019

Precision farming: The benefits of utilising drones for your business

In tough economic times with increasing extreme weather events and stiff competition from overseas, South African farmers need to leverage every opportunity to maximise...

Zim acts on agriculture equipment deficit

Zimbabwe, with a deficit of 33 000 tractors, 500 000 combine harvesters and 10 000 planters, is courting Belarus and John Deere for the...

Farming systems, opportunities, challenges, future insights in Zimbabwe

THE nature of farming systems in this country has been transformed over the years and continue to be modelled and re-aligned to the regional...

Don’t Expect Robots to Take Everyone’s Job

A 2016 study by Citigroup Inc. and the University of Oxford reported that 57 percent of jobs were at high risk of automation, although...

Grow Africa and John Deere Talk Mechanisation

Mr Ibrahim Gourouza-Magagi, Grow Africa’s Chief Operation Officer met with the Managing Director of the SSA John Deere Headquarters, Mr Jacques Taylor who was...

The IoT to the Rescue for Start-Ups

The number of connected devices is expected to exceed 24 billion devices worldwide, by 2020. This current wave of connections is already affecting the...

Efficient infrastructure: catalyst to national development

With biting fuel shortages being experienced in Zimbabwe these days, transport challenges have also become acute, exposing the ordinary commuter to prohibitive transport costs...

Impact of Industrial Automation on the Manufacturing Sector

Johannesburg, 15 April 2019; The Manufacturing Indaba 2019, in collaboration with The Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control (SAIMC), will provide an Automation...

Building on 50 years of agricultural research for development

Message from the Board Chair, Geoffrey Hawtin and the Director General, Ruben Echeverría Over the past fifty years, the developing world has witnessed marked improvements...

Make more from your crops- Processing of oil seeds

The medium-scale oil processor can process 300 kg to 1 tonne of sunflower seeds per hour. Sunflower seeds yield between 40 and 60% oil...

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