Archive: 29/06/2016

 

Drought Dialogue 2016

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture presented a Drought Dialogue on the 23 and 24th of June 2016 at Elsenburg, Stellenbosch to invited stakeholders of the agricultural sector. The outcome of this dialogue was... Read more about 'Drought Dialogue 2016'...


New tool: Western Cape Dam Levels

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture has developed a "dam level status" function on their website. On the tool you can click on the blue dots to see the dams and their status and... Read more about 'New tool: Western Cape Dam Levels'...


Droogte nog met ons

Sien Netwerk24 artikel oor byna 800 boere in die Wes-Kaap wat sedert begin vanjaar weens die droogte deur die provinsiale regering gehelp is om te verseker dat plase nie tot niet gaan nie... Read more about 'Droogte nog met ons'...


Agricultural technologies to drive growth and development, survey finds

The article explores the increasing role of agricultural technologies in the agricultural landscape. Identifying a new green revolution which will focus on the use of new farming technologies.  Read Article Read more about 'Agricultural technologies to drive growth and development, survey finds'...


Going Green: A Necessity Not an Option

The article looks at the need for transition to greener investment by agribusinesses highlighting reduction in energy consumption as one way in reducing their carbon footprint. It provides guidance to identifying the feasibility of... Read more about 'Going Green: A Necessity Not an Option'...


Kenya’s smart greenhouse text when your tomatoes need watering

Award-winning greenhouses designed by two Kenyan students allow farmers to control temperature, humidity and soil moisture on their mobile phones. This not only ensures precision agriculture but could further reduce costs farmers incur.  Read... Read more about 'Kenya’s smart greenhouse text when your tomatoes need watering'...