Thursday, January 23, 2020

Suburban Farming: Growing Berries & Small Fruit

The more I explored the world of growing berries, the more I began to understand how limited most American consumers are in their knowledge...

Does eating mushrooms protect brain health?

Mushrooms are a much-loved ingredient in cuisines around the world. They are nutritious and especially rich in antioxidants, which protect cell health. Researchers are...

High yielding & disease free potato seed to hit market

A high yielding Irish and disease free potato seed is set to hit the market early next year after meeting the necessary regulatory approvals. The...

Our commitments to improve the sustainability of agriculture

Equipping farmers with innovative technologies and sustainable practices is essential to creating a more sustainable food system. This view is supported by the recent...

Mozambique increase cashew nuts produce

The sale of cashew nuts in Mozambique in the 2016/2017 campaign is expected to reach 120,000 tonnes compared to almost 100,000 recorded in the...

Improving tunnel production using even less water

Ezigro Seedlings in Mpumalanga grows a wide range of seedlings all year round, thanks to resource-efficient tunnel production in an ideal climate. The tunnels...

How a small farmer became SA’s biggest pineapple producer.

A unique microclimate in the southern Eastern Cape has given rise to a niche cropping industry that requires intensive precision production over a five-...

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Midlands Command Agriculture Grain Production Package Unveiled for the 2019-20 Season

The government has unveiled an integrated Command Agriculture support for farmers to till 20 000 to boost local food production and guarantee food security...
Side Bar Two
As buttressed in the Transitional Stabilization Program(TSP),Agriculture is one of the key drivers for socio-economic growth, poverty reduction and food security. In Midlands almost all of the communal people are dependent on agriculture however we are in the face of climate change therefore there is a shift focus towards Irrigation agriculture-the new frontier in the agricultural system which is...
It is green and known to be healthy: broccoli. In Europe, the Netherlands ranks among its most important exporting countries. The Gebr. Hoff en Zonen company cultivates in Andijk in Western Frisia. Freshly harvested, the broccoli finds its way to the packing hall to get prepared for delivery to supermarkets. The packing plant has been developed by Tegra Systems,...
The Centre for Conflict Management and Transformation, (CCMT) has been instrumental in enhancing the management of Irrigation Schemes in the Midlands Province. The organisation assists farmers manage productive challenges between farmers and between the farmers and other institutions and stakeholders. The organisation has assisted farmers work together as teams in purchasing Agro-inputs, securing markets for their produce and decision making...
Insukamini Irrigation Scheme is the winner of the coveted National Irrigation Competition 2019 as part of the Zimbabwe Government integrated programme to increase investment on rehabilitation of irrigation infrastructure; increase food output from irrigated areas as well as establishment of new irrigation infrastructure. It has grown very evident that irrigation has become the most important productivity determinant in light of...
Rain fed agriculture has proved to be very unreliable and noncompetitive considering rising climate change impacts and vulnerability among smallholder and rural farmers in the country. To respond to the worsening food and nutrition insecurity in the country arising from an unreliable rain season, the Minister of Agriculture, lands, Water  and Rural Resettlement, Retired Chief Air Marshal Perrence Shiri, speaking...