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Did you visit Pioneer’s agronomy day near Hoopstad?

During this event, agronomists shine a light on the maize, sunflower and soya cultivars that Pioneer. Many of the PowerCore seed products that will be available for purchase in the comin...

24 Apr 2024 · < 1 min read

Africa embraces the challenge of climate change to usher in a new agricultural era

As climate change sweeps across the globe, unleashing extreme weather events, Africa being a continent where economies are dominated by agricultural activities, finds itself at a crossro...

24 Apr 2024 · 6 min read

Water power moves into the Agric frontline as farmers fight load-shedding

The power battle for Agribusiness in South Africa is moving from coal to water, with more farmers investing in hydroelectric plants to keep their farms running to meet the nation’s foo...

8 Apr 2024 · 4 min read

Together for the long haul: Massey Ferguson and the farmer

In the heart of Mpumalanga, just outside Lydenburg on the farm Enkeldoorn, the AGCO power engine of the Massey Ferguson 7620 rumbles. It is the most recent addition to Jaco Coetser’s f...

5 Apr 2024 · 6 min read

Workplace Skills Plan submission deadline: 30 April – Don’t fluff it!

If your business has an annual payroll exceeding R500 000 or 50+ employees, then you should be hard at work preparing your Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) and Annual Record of Training (ATR)...

2 Apr 2024 · 6 min read

New Small and Medium sized Enterprise (SME) Impact Report Advocates Enhanced Support for Agribusinesses to Navigate the “Triple Crisis”

AGRA  has today released the 3rd edition of the ‘African Agribusiness Outlook Report’ which sheds light on the impact of the "Triple Crisis" - COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and...

7 Mar 2024 · 5 min read

A big surprise as agriculture GDP plunges in the second half of 2023

Despite massive challenges, South Africa’s economy managed to expand by 0.6% in 2023. With a rebound of 0.1% q/q in the final quarter of 2023, South Africa (SA) avoided a technical rec...

7 Mar 2024 · 3 min read

From cows to kittens, here’s how to curb the spread of zoonotic diseases

Humans and animals share a special and close bond, especially when it comes to our beloved pets and our livestock. But think twice before giving your parakeet an affectionate peck on the...

29 Feb 2024 · 6 min read

Mahindra’s special Karoo Pik Up range is as unique to SA as the Karoo

Intentional adventure. This is the goal behind Mahindra Pik Up Karoo's special range which has been designed and manufactured on South African soil. Why? Because Mahindra knows what thei...

26 Feb 2024 · 3 min read

What an excellent trip for Jupidex at Kverneland in Germany

Jupidex kicked off their tour in Germany with a visit to the Kverneland factory in Soest. As the sole distributor for Kverneland products in Africa, this experience was a great privilege...

23 Feb 2024 · < 1 min read
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