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27 October

World-class blueberry farm boosts labour productivity with Farm Costing Solutions In December 2019, agricultural investment firm Primocane Capital commenced with phase one of the development of Strathbreede Berries. The aim was to convert an existing pear and plum estate situated close to Wolseley, into an 80 ha high-spec blueberry farm. It’s less than two years […]

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25 October

COMPO EXPERT- Your Expert for Growth! COMPO EXPERT has proven once again that using our enhanced efficiency fertilizers, are not only good for the environment (with less leaching and resulting pollution), but also increases yield and assist farmers to be more sustainable. Following is some results obtained using our Novatec® and Novatec® Solub range (stabilized […]

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11 July

Welcome to the 6th edition of The African Agripreneur! The focus of this edition is to showcase the exciting opportunities there are in the agricultural sector in Africa, by providing new ideas for African Agripreneurs!  This edition provides some wonderful success stories of African Agripreneurs in some unique farming, product, and technology ventures. I trust […]

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07 February

Blueberry industry is the fastest-growing horticultural industry in South Africa During their monthly Beanstalk.Global broadcasts, PMA Southern Africa and a panel of experts discuss key aspects of various types of fresh produce grown in South Africa and look into ways of expanding existing markets and entering new ones. The focus of November 2021’s broadcast fell […]

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07 December

Demand for South African ‘Superfood’ Blueberries Booming by AFP     Floppy hats and face masks on, hundreds of workers carefully pick a bumper crop of blueberries on the sunny slopes of the Groenlandberg, a spur of South Africa’s Hottentots Holland Mountains.   Declared a superfood, the purplish fruit has allowed South African producers to […]

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16 September

Smart Irrigation Design Proves Pivotal in Namibia’s First Successful Blueberry Harvest by Brandon Moss     July 2020 saw the commencement of Namibia’s first-ever commercial harvest of blueberries by local company Mashare Berries Farming (Pty) Ltd. The historic harvest is currently underway on a 20 ha development located close to the Okavango River between Mashare […]

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