Archive: 07/02/2017

 

Biological wine farmer achieves twice regional average yield

A wine grape producer in the Robertson Valley, started farming biologically seven years ago. Today he is reaping the benefits by producing almost double the regional production average using the same inputs as neighbouring farmers. Read... Read more about 'Biological wine farmer achieves twice regional average yield'...


Ceres fruit growers benefit from water-saving practices

Ceres fruit growers have adjusted farming practices after experiencing drought and extremely high temperatures during the 2016 season. These practices include: Soil moisture probes Satellite-based technology Replacing sprinklers with micro systems (saving 3... Read more about 'Ceres fruit growers benefit from water-saving practices'...


Challenging times see farmers turning to smart agriculture

As arable land continues to shrink, smart agriculture is rising in the global agriculture industry with rural farmers and commercial establishments alike turning to smart agriculture to maximise yields with minimal agricultural inputs. By... Read more about 'Challenging times see farmers turning to smart agriculture'...