February 13, 2019

Mixed picture for Southern Hemisphere pome fruit production

Southern Hemisphere production of apples and pears are both forecast to rise by 2% year-on-year in 2019, but individual countries are expecting some significant increases and decreases. The World Apple and Pear Association (WAPA) said total […]
February 13, 2019

Is Artificial Intelligence the future of farming?

With drones, robots and intelligent monitoring systems now successfully being used in research and field trials, artificial intelligence, or machine learning, is set to revolutionise the future of farming as the next phase of ‘ultra-precision’ agriculture […]
February 7, 2019

Engineers to add expertise to agriculture in NW

Four young agricultural engineers are set to add their expertise to the Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development Department in the North West as part of a drive to improve and strengthen agricultural engineering services in the […]
January 29, 2019

How protecting your crops is vital for your business success

Protecting your crops from disease, pests and weeds has to be done if you want to be able to keep your farm profitable. Deciding how to do this, however, will require that you carefully consider regulations, […]