Thursday, October 17, 2019

Simple concoction found to halt Fall armyworm

A farmers' group in South Sudan's Imotong state says it has found a way to combat the dreaded Fall armyworm, which has devastated crops...

Growing garlic: a golden opportunity for farmers

South Africa imports most of the garlic sold in the country, but the local industry can thriveif farmers work together and produce good-quality crops....

Vented film gives flowers and plants a breather

Traditional cast stretch film is great for product load stabilization, but what if you are wrapping products that are still alive, like flowers and...

HortiFlor Expo Zimbabwe 2019 Postponed To 2020

In a press release the organisers of the HortiFlor Expo 2019 have announce the Cancellation of the event citing security fees and please find...

Collecting royalties at the auction

Another evidence for the fact that the importance for IP is becoming more and more understood is the initiative of the Kunming International Flower...

Who will water your plants when you are gone for the weekend?

The demand for ease in the garden is becoming increasingly important among consumers and therefore, more and more pot and containers manufacturers are tapping...

Embrace organic cropping, smallholder farmers urged

Smallholder farmers in Masvingo Province have been urged to embrace organic cropping, which is environment-friendly and also gives them access to global markets. The Permanent...

Growing tomatoes: know the varieties

An advantage of home-grown tomatoes is that they can be vine-ripened. Tomatoes contain lycopene, a potent antioxidant that lowers the risk of chronic diseases....

New department to drive horticulture development

Government is set to come up with a horticulture department to ensure the sector is cushioned through policies and strategies aimed at transforming agriculture...

Growing garlic: a golden opportunity for SA farmers

South Africa imports most of the garlic sold in the country, but the local industry can thrive if farmers work together and produce good-quality...

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