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13 December

Centre Pivot Irrigation Ideal In Water Scarce Environment  In a water scarce farming environment like often the reality in South Africa and many other parts of the African continent, water management for farmers is one of the most important aspects of their farming operations. Although certain parts of the continent traditionally receive abundant seasonal rainfall, […]

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31 October

How Citrus Farmers Benefit from Using the Farm Costing Solutions System Farm Costing Solutions (FCS) is a leader in hardware and software solutions for managing farm expenses. And they are seeing an increase in interest from South Africa’s citrus- farming community. FCS has been tailoring systems to suit individual micro (as few as 5 – […]

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31 October

African Agri Investment Indaba 2022 is back in Cape Town!     The African Agri Council NPC (AAC) is pleased to host the 5th edition of the African Agri Investment Indaba (AAII) will feature global VC, banks, donors, DFIs, family offices, pension funds, agribusinesses and policymakers. AAII will feature selected co-located events, Investment Discovery Sessions […]

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27 October

Farmer Benefits from Early Harvest and Safe Grain Storage provided by SBS Agri SBS Agri successfully completed a two phase installation at a Midlands farm to provide both additional grain storage and a grain drying solution, allowing the farmer to benefit from early harvesting, at a higher grain moisture, reducing on field risks. The installation […]

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25 October

Reservoir Liners from Power Plastics Good water storage management is the backbone of successful agricultural and industrial operations. Poorly managed water assets can lead to losses with a significant financial impact, never mind the wastage of a precious natural resource. A well-designed reservoir liner is the first step to optimising the storage facility, according to […]

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24 October

Ag Aviation Africa 2022 Conference – Bona Bona Game Lodge Air Tractor makes agribusiness sense, and this was on full display with some of the best farmers and operators in Africa celebrating their adoption of the aerial application technology with Ag Aviation Africa and the larger community. Following the high-paced post-pandemic rush of 2022, which […]

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27 September

Prosper Cashew Convenes Industry Stakeholders to Transform Cashew Processing in Nigeria The project, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food for Progress (FFPr) and implemented by TechnoServe, gathered key industry players in Abuja today ABUJA, Nigeria, September 26, 2022/ — Today, representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Embassy […]

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16 August

California grower pilots autonomous drone harvest pilot program HMC Farms® has partnered with Tevel Aerobotics Technologies to pilot their drone harvesting system utilizing Flying Autonomous Robots. Each robot has the ability to fly, locate fruit, harvest and place the fruit all on its own with no human interaction required.  Flying Autonomous Robots in HMC Farms […]

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17 July

IFPA Southern Africa Conference – An essential event for everyone in fresh produce The inaugural Southern Africa Conference hosted by the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) is set to take place from 17–18 August 2022 at the Century City Conference Centre, Century City, Cape Town, South Africa.  Building on the legacy of PMA’s Fresh Connections, […]

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13 July

Zambeef Unveils $100 Million Growth Plan Wheat harvesting at Zambeef’s Mpongwe Farms LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Zambeef Products has unveiled a US$100 million expansion plan that will double its Mpongwe Farms crop production while adding associated value and capacity to the company’s stockfeed, meat processing and retailing operations. The investment will ensure national food security and boost […]

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