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Fracking in the Karoo: Opportunity or threat?

The peaceful Karoo, where everyone respects and appreciates the earth, has come in the international spotlight over the past few years. At first it...

Robot automatically combats weeds

A robot that automatically identifies weeds in a field and combats them with a short laser pulse, could be the answer sustainable agriculture has...

The sustainability of organic wine production

Several wine estates in South Africa are following the trend of converting to organic wine producing and processing, in the footsteps of its major export...

Lae-lewering drup vir doeltreffende besproeiing

Dis lank reeds ’n feit dat spaarsamige watergebruik in Suid-Afrika en die res van Afrika noodsaaklik is. Suid-Afrika is ’n waterskaars land en onlangse...

Fracking: Concerns regarding water and hydraulic fracturing

Article provided by Agri SA South Africa is a water-stressed country, (Figure 1) currently ranking as the 30th driest nation in the world (CER, 2016). Water quality, quantity...

A paradigm shift in the US pecan nut industry

A group of South African pecan producers and role-players in the pecan industry, recently joined Rover Tours on a visit to the Southwestern United States (US), a...

Zimbabwean ex-farmer compensation: Leaving the land behind

Michael Carter and his family used to run a successful farm in Marondera, 72km east of Harare, Zimbabwe. It had been an established Zimbabwean enterprise,...

Het die afgelope droogte ’n effek op wolproduksie gehad ?

Wolproduksie-statistiek van die 2013-14, 2014-15 en 2015-16 produksiejare is onlangs met mekaar vergelyk. Die wol wat in die 2015-16 seisoen gelewer is, is aan...

Lion farmers can save the species

Judicious breeding within the framework of ethical and sustainable utilisation, can assist lion farmers in ensuring that by 2050, there will still be lions...

Die voer van kleinwild

Kleinbokkieboerdery het die bedryf die afgelope tyd behoorlik verower. Baie plase het die afgelope tien jaar van beesboerdery na wildboerdery oorgeskakel, wat beteken dat...
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