Archive: 25/04/2018

 

Omnia buys bio-product supplier Oro Agri

Traditionally chemical group Omnia, purchased 100% of Oro Agri SEZC an 52% of Oro Agri SA. According to Omnia, Agri bio-science is changing the future of agriculture.  Read article here (Afrikaans) Read more about 'Omnia buys bio-product supplier Oro Agri'...


Long term benefits of biological farming

Landbou.com published an article on vegetable giant ZZ2, who made the decision of changing there conventional farming practices to farming with nature 16 years ago. Key results has been: Increase in soil carbon... Read more about 'Long term benefits of biological farming'...


Proper water management key to viability of solar-powered irrigation systems

This article by Bizcommunity explores the viability and options available for solar powered irrigation systems (SPIS). It also includes several links to further information, including an online Toolbox on Solar-Powered Irrigation Systems and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The best... Read more about 'Proper water management key to viability of solar-powered irrigation systems'...


ICT improving market efficiencies in agriculture

The vast potential of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to solve for market inefficiencies in becoming increasingly evident. Start-up Twigga Foods from Kenya raised $10 mil in Series A funding. Its mobile platform brings together food producers, pack houses... Read more about 'ICT improving market efficiencies in agriculture'...