Hydroponics part 2: Passive and active hydroponics

Hydroponics is becoming a major roleplayer in farming these days, because you can grow fresh and healthy plants year-round with the right nutrients, lighting, and equipment.   Hydrop...

19 Mar 2024 · 9 min read

Hydroponics in Africa part 1: Is hydroponics the future for food security?

One of the earliest mentions of hydroponics is the Hanging Gardens of Babylon; today hydroponics is an accepted and efficient way to ensure a high yield year-round. According to the Unit...

5 Feb 2024 · 5 min read

Hobby or small-holder farmers: Vertical farming may be the way to go

The need to optimise farming and improve yields on small plots of land is increasingly important. Due to challenges of water scarcity, limited arable land and high inputs costs, innovati...

21 Nov 2023 · 8 min read

Successful farmer’s day for vegetable farmers

The Department of Agriculture presented a successful farmer's day for Vegetable Farmers on Thursday, 9 March 2023. The farmer's day was attended by about 60 small-scale farmers and prosp...

15 Mar 2023 · 2 min read

Hydroponics for Africa: Here is an opportunity!

The main asset utilised for farming in Africa is soil, a mixture of or­ganic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms for that sustain plant growth. The optimum use of this re...

26 Sep 2022 · 5 min read
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