Resuscitation of Agriculture Round of negotiation is critical

Mzansi Agriculture Talk · Resuscitation Of Agriculture Round Of Negotiation Is Critical! GENEVA: Agriculture remains a sticky point in the world trade negotiations once again. Minister Thoko Didiza believes that the resuscitation of the Agriculture Round of...

This week’s agriculture events: 24 to 30 January

Monday, 24 January Register for Combined Congress 2022 The Combined Congress is a three-day, annual congress of three scientific societies, including Soil Science Society of South Africa (SSSSA), Southern African Society for Horticultural Sciences (SASHS) and the...

Harnessing the power of agritech to help SA’s smallholder farmers

Microsoft’s AgriTech Programme is investing in building the capabilities, competitiveness and innovation of a local technology company to develop and roll-out high-impact solutions that will help South Africa’s smallholder farmers become more productive, commercially...

Rising input costs a serious challenge for future food production

Rising input costs, such as direct materials, direct labour and other overheads, are posing a major challenge to food production in South Africa. “The costs of fertiliser, herbicides, packaging, diesel, electricity and labour, to name a few, are increasing rapidly,...