The advantages of subsurface drip irrigation for lucerne fields

Lees dit in Afrikaans. Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) has been used on South African lucerne fields for more than 15 years. Commercial production of up to 25 tons...

Potatoes promote food security

Rising production costs and careful utilisation of water to prevent the deterioration of quality, are some of the major challenges facing the potato industry...

African armyworm control in South Africa

An information piece on the website of the Agricultural Research Council (ARC), supplied by Information Core for Southern African Migrant Pests (ICOSAMP), shares important...

Mango’s – ’n goeie oes, maar groot uitdagings

Meer en groter mango’s word vanjaar deur boere geoes, maar groot uitdagings staar die bedryf ook in die gesig. As daar nie ’n goeie...

What to expect when buying fertilizer products

Expert in the field of fertilizer, André Britz, has written an informative piece on buying fertilizer products, made available on www.fertasa.co.za He writes: What to expect...

Onkruidbeheer na laat reën

Monsanto Suid-Afrika deel die volgende raad oor onkruidbeheer ná ongewone reënvalpatrone: In baie dele van die land het die reën vanjaar saam met planttyd gekom....

Ondergrondse drup op lusern

Ondergrondse drupbesproeiing op lusern word vir meer as 15 jaar al in Suid Afrika toegepas. Kommersiële produksies van tot 25 ton droëmateriaal per hektaar...

How to save your rangeland asset

The implementation of Namibia’s Rangeland Strategy to recover and sustainably maintain the country’s biggest agricultural asset, is a reality. Now the country has to...

Taking care of every drop: Lessons from Israel

Resource management is, and has for some time, been a key topic of discussion, not only in respect of the devastating 2015/2016 drought, but...