Role of Microorganisms in Enhancing Nutrient Availability to Plants

In the intricate world of soil, microorganisms act as unseen architects, shaping the landscape of nutrient availability to plants. Their diverse activities contribute to nutrient cycling, organic matter decomposition, and overall soil fertility. Here’s a closer look...

Crop diversification: How you can coin it

The secret to more income streams within the agriculture industry and implementing diversification on the farm was the topic at the heart of a discussion on Food For Mzansi’s Gather To Grow with host Dawn Noemdoe and her panel of experts. According to agronomist and...

Final year agri students present their research projects

Every presentation ended with the sentiment that research was vital to success in agriculture. This echoed what Prof Linda du Plessis, vice-principal of North West University, had said: “We might rely on a doctor once a year, a lawyer once a year, but we rely on a...