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Tiger Brands boosts smallholder farmers

Tiger Brands has launched its enterprise supplier development fund to support smallholder farmers, processors and distributors in the food-processing value chain. According to Mary-Jane Morifi, chief corporate affairs officer at Tiger Brands,...

Farmers advised on foot and mouth disease

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has advised farmers and livestock owners that all parties transacting with cloven-hoofed animals should observe the utmost caution. "All gatherings of animals from...

R17m for rural safety over three years

The provincial agriculture and community safety departments have allocated R5 million to district municipalities to facilitate rural safety plans. The departments said this was part of a safety plan roll-out which entails...

Global demand for avocado has local farmers firmly focused

According to a 2019 report from the European Union titled Opportunities for South African emerging farmers in the European sustainable market, even with a 4% global market footprint, South Africa is still...

Farmers use drones, AI to take security into their own hands

As the provincial government scrambles to set up structures to improve rural safety, farmers are looking to technology to boost security in the face of recent farm attacks and related agricultural...

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Substantial cost savings achieved as Konecranes upgrades old Wolff Crane

A 35 T/15 T Wolff Crane, that was installed in a local metal plant in 1989, was recently upgraded by Konecranes. The modernisation of...

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