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Drought impacts mango export volumes

After a dry start to the summer, some producers have told Fresh Plaza that they have decided not to pursue any further mango exports...

The SA Cheese festival is water-wise

The South African Cheese Festival is a water-wise festival. Fans of this annual institution, held this year during the Freedom Day long weekend from...

Developing genetic markers for drought tolerance

Pelly Malebe is a PhD candidate in Biotechnology at the University of Pretoria, whose current research focuses on identifying and developing genetic markers for...

Wine grape producers struggle

South African wine grape producers are under continued financial pressure due to the prevailing drought and economic challenges. But a structural shift is on...

NAMC sets up committee on drought response

The National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) has established a high-level committee to consider the impact of, and generate plans to mitigate the effect of...

Day Zero moves further into the future

The words drought, water crisis and water scarcity have been regular guests in news stories over the past months. With a lot of focus...

Positive results for winery wastewater irrigation trial

The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) in Stellenbosch has been involved in research on winery wastewater treatment and the irrigation of cash crops with treated...

Pointers to fynbos growers for the water scarce season

Cape Flora SA recently posted a few pointers for fynbos growers in the Western Cape who currently lack irrigation water. This is at least...

Drought impacts Pinotage volumes

*This article was originally published on Bizcommunity. Click here to read the original article. Pinotage producers are facing challenging times with South Africa's winelands...

Rain boosts Kiwi harvest

South Africa is dealing with a lot of drought-stricken regions but there is some good news. In the Natal Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal there are...