September 30, 2019

Biologists untangle growth and defense in maize

Read the original article on AgTag. In order to meet the demands of growing human populations, agricultural production must double within the next 30 years. Yet the health of today’s crops and the promise of their […]
September 4, 2019

Small fields increase biodiversity in agricultural landscapes

This is an article from Global Agriculture. Read the full article here. Making fields smaller is an effective way to produce greater biodiversity in agricultural landscapes, since farmed landscapes with smaller fields and more diverse crops […]
March 26, 2019

Light rains expected in April

In his latest newsletter on weather and agricultural conditions, Johan van den Berg of Santam Agriculture says summer rainfall is nearing its end with only light rainfall expected in the last week of March and first […]
March 15, 2019

South Africa’s farming sectors

South Africa is divided into a number of farming regions according to climate, natural vegetation, soil type and farming practices. Agricultural activities range from intensive crop production and mixed farming in winter rainfall and high summer […]