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Why zinc fertilisers are key to better cereal-crop yields

By Simon Norton IN Sub-Saharan Africa, soil health concerns are largely due to poor nutrient supply in the soil. Increasing population pressure on agricultural land...

Connecting farm equipment no longer costs you Deere-ly

JOHN Deere is now offering customers JDLink connectivity service at no additional charge, making it easier for customers to connect machines and monitor them...

Regulator praised for firm stand on illegally treated timber

ARCH Wood Protection South Africa has praised the National Regulator for Compulsory Specification (NRCS) for seizing R1 million worth of illegally treated timber and...

New top team for EC mega tea estate

THE largest tea estate in the Southern Hemisphere, Magwa Enterprise Tea (MET) which was until recently led by an interim Board, has announced the...

Why zinc fertilisers are key to better cereal-crop yields

By Simon Norton IN Sub-Saharan Africa, soil health concerns are largely due to poor nutrient supply in the soil. Increasing population pressure on agricultural land...

Recycling trommels for Africa

BLT World has introduced the newly launched MDS M518R trommel recycling trommel into Africa. BLT World Managing Director Ken Mouritzen said the new trommel, which...

Last chance to apply for Africa agribusiness qualification

AGCO Africa is making a final call for applications for its skills development initiative under the banner of ‘Advancement in Agricultural Education’. Fully funded...

Auto industry stalwart returns to SA

ASHOK Thakur, who has been involved in international business in Africa for the past 25 years, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of KLT...

Greener mobile tech tops agenda of French president’s SA visit

FRENCH mobile device manufacturer Crosscall was selected as part of the high-level business delegation accompanying French president Emmanual Macron on his visit to South...

New dealers for construction and forestry equipment

AFTER recently announcing plans to expand its construction lineup into new markets, John Deere has announced its first three construction and forestry dealers responsible...

Farming hygiene practices can help protect agricultural value chain

By Emma Corder Despite the pandemic and a contraction in some sectors within agriculture, 2020 was a good year for the South African agricultural sector...

Sweet solution to SA malnutrition menace

Malnutrition, a long-standing challenge in South Africa, can be beaten, and the humble sweet potato has been identified as an important weapon in achieving...

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Ports authority pulls plug on Ngqura liquid bulk storage terminal

TRANSNET National Ports Authority (TNPA) has pulled out of development of the proposed new liquid bulk storage terminal at the Port of Ngqura but...

R253m road project boon for EC town

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) met with the Dordrecht business fraternity recently to discuss the economic benefits and job opportunities presented by...

Council tweaks budget in bid to stop taps running dry

AS the ongoing drought continues to grip the Kouga region, Kouga Municipality Council recently adjusted its capital budget in an attempt to prevent taps...

NMB drought mitigation plans ‘in overdrive’

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s drought mitigation plans are in overdrive as the region continues to experience insignificant rainfall and low dam levels that...