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You can now apply to Agricolleges International

Agricolleges international has opened applications for short courses that are set to launch in March 2018. The initial short course offering will include foundational...

SA food and non-alcoholic price inflation decelerates

Food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation has been on a downward trend since mid-2017, following a robust output from the agricultural sector. In January 2018,...

SA agri employment improves but still down by 8%

After experiencing a decline in employment in the first three quarters of 2017, South Africa’s agricultural sector recorded a 5% quarter-to-quarter (q/q) rebound in...

Land Bank supports farmers in adapting to climate change

The Land and Agricultural Development Bank (Land Bank) recently announced the commencement of a new funding facility geared towards the support of climate change...

Tractor sales increase in January

January tractor sales of 527 units were significantly (10%) up on the 478 units sold in January last year. January combine harvester sales of...

Agricultural education and training: The landscape, challenges and opportunities

Agricultural endeavours on the African continent is as old as the first domestication of animals and plants by humans. This measure of control over...

Robotic possibilities for agriculture

Artificial intelligence (AI) is finding unlimited opportunity in agriculture as drone technology makes automation increasingly enticing for producers. As the technology unfolds, the framework...

Invest in agriculture says top businessman

“An agriculture boom is forming,” said Jim Rogers, American businessman and investor, who intends to invest more in agriculture than in Amazon.com Inc. This...

Agricultural stocks could buffer high food inflation

Wandile Sihlobo, economist at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz), says the outlook on food inflation will not change significantly in the near to medium...

Settling the land compensation issue is vital for Zimbabwe’s economy

*This article was first published in The Conversation. Read the original article here.  In his inaugural address the new President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa confirmed...