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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...

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...

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. ...

A pinch of seaweed reduces cow’s greenhouse gas emissions 82%

A bit of seaweed in cattle feed could reduce methane emissions from beef cattle as much as 82 percent, according to new findings from researchers at the University of California, Davis....

The fruit of Zeder’s labour

SOME OF the Western Cape's best known agricultural assets could be on the block. PSG controlled agribusiness investor Zeder Investments recently indicated that it had received unsolicited offers for certain of its...

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OPINION: With tourism on its knees, local spat makes no sense

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