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01 June

Suiderland Plase’s third and largest citrus packhouse becomes operational Suiderland Plase is a South African grower, packer and marketer of citrus and table grapes. In May 2021, site preparation started for Bergpak, their third packhouse and one that will specifically be used to pack various citrus cultivars. The construction process commenced under challenging conditions with […]

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19 January

“Now we can Breathe” – Designing Mechanization to Benefit Women Smallholder Farmers by Maria Jones and Timothy Harrigan     The access and use of agricultural mechanization can play a critical role in increasing farm productivity while reducing the time, labor and drudgery of agricultural production. However, agricultural mechanization (like most technologies) is not always easily […]

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02 November

Business Unusual with Mayfield Enterprises   The global pandemic of 2020 has irrevocably changed the landscape of the world. Who would have guessed that an essential worker is a cleaner? Or a truck driver? Not in living memory has the world been forced to assess priorities for survival. And never before has food security carried […]

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29 October

30mil Households in Kenya to Gain From Smart Farming Plan by Elizabeth Kivuva     Microsoft has signed a partnership with Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to co-create technology solutions that will see 30 million farming households enjoy food security and improve agribusiness. The deal through Microsoft’s 4Afrika initiative will support Agra’s […]

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