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UP study reveals some concerns regarding the levels of listeriosis-causing pathogen across beef production system

A study conducted during 2019 to 2020, by a team of experts at the University of Pretoria (UP) into the prevalence of foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes in beef and beef products ...

7 Sep 2023 · 5 min read

‘Rainfall extremes are becoming more probable in parts of SA’ – UP meteorology experts

With climate change said to be affecting the intensity of rainfall, experts at the University of Pretoria (UP) have investigated if there are observable changes in the probability of sig...

22 May 2023 · 5 min read

Government to launch National Biosecurity Research Hub as part of implementing the Bio-economy Strategy

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, and the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms Thokozile Didiza, will launch the Nati...

7 Oct 2022 · 2 min read

Training the next generation of farmers: How UP’s Faculty of Veterinary Science is helping small-scale farmers and boosting food security

South Africa has a dual agricultural economy, with an established commercial farming industry and an emerging small-scale farmer sector. Most small-scale farmers are based on communal la...

12 Jul 2022 · 6 min read
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