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Pumping to save mutton

A six-year drought is bringing the farmers of Sutherland, in the Karoo to their knees. Farmers generally prepare for a one to two-year drought, but the current drought has pushed them...

‘Opportunity for SA to increase grain exports to Zimbabwe’

News that Zimbabwe’s government has significantly relaxed import and pricing controls on staple foodstuffs, is an opportunity for South Africa to increase exports of maize and wheat to its neighbour, according...

SA winemakers look to other parts of the world for inspiration

Diemersdal Wine Estate in Durbanville has added a newcomer to its range of wines, this time originating from the Marlborough wine region on New Zealand's South Island. "Despite having made Sauvignon...

South African wine producer promotes benefits of CHEP

More Economical and Sustainable Platform Provided CHEP, the supply chain solutions company, has been working with South African wine producer and exporter Origin Wine for more than a decade in a managed...

CT strawberry farm gets first commercial licence to cultivate Cannabis

The licence, issued by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority, is solely for cultivating and not for manufacturing to sell or consume cannabis. Renowned Cape Town strawberry farm Polkadraai is the...

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Engen brings drought and fire relief to farmers

Engen, South Africa’s favourite petrol station*, has stepped up to assist drought-stricken farming communities in Sutherland in the Eastern Cape as well as areas in the...

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