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Friday, November 27, 2020





Optimistic outlook for agriculture

Comment by Paul Makube, Senior Agricultural economist at FNB Agri-Business THE latest forecast released by South Africa’s Crop Estimates Committee (CEC) points to a somewhat optimistic outlook for the agricultural sector as seasonal...

Motors and VSD help food and beverage plants reach sustainability goals

Brith Isaksson, Global Segment Manager: Food & Beverage, ABB Motion STRONG demand for convenient, healthier foods and beverages – produced and packaged in the most environmentally friendly way possible – is...

FAO launches Green Cities Initiative to help transform agri-food systems

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has unveiled its new Green Cities Initiative and Action Plan to help transform agri-food systems, end hunger and improve nutrition in...

Company expanding its global fungicide portfolio

GOWAN Crop Protection Limited, an affiliate of Gowan Company, L.L.C., has announced that it has entered into agreements with Bayer AG to acquire  rights to the active ingredients Fenamidone and Pencycuron. ...


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...