sugar cane

January 24, 2019

Sugar has potential to be energy future of SA

When it comes to energy and fuel, South African consumers can’t seem to win. Although the petrol price has decreased, for now, the spectre of load-shedding still looms. Considering the energy future of South Africa, it […]
April 17, 2018

Smarter ways to irrigate sugar cane

South Africa’s irrigated sugar cane farming region was hard hit by the recent drought. This prompted Dr Abraham Singels, principal agronomist at the SA Sugarcane Research Institute, and his colleagues to begin researching options aimed at maximising water-use efficiencies in sugar cane irrigation.