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SA Canegrowers and Kwanalu celebrate Women in Agriculture this August

SA Canegrowers and Kwanalu celebrate Women in Agriculture this August

Become part of the Women in Agriculture network or nominate someone you think may benefit from it, and find out more about the Women in Agriculture Webinar on 31 August. For further information on women in agriculture, farming in KZN and Kwanalu visit the website www.kwanalu.co.za/women-in-agriculture/

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The cannabis industry in SA – still a field of dreams

The cannabis industry in SA – still a field of dreams

The industrial, medical and recreational potential of the cannabis plant is touted as being worth between $150bn and $250bn. South Africa could be a world leader in this emerging industry, but rather than being bold, the government is fiddling with incremental changes to legislation.

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Land Reform in South Africa: ‘We are shooting in the dark’

Land Reform in South Africa: ‘We are shooting in the dark’

This article appeared in the Daily Maverick and was authored by Ed Stoddard following a webinar hosted by Richard Poplak. In his new book on inequality, Capital and Ideology, French economist Thomas Piketty asserts that a land reform programme in South Africa has been...

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Update from the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials

Update from the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials

RSB’s community of members and certified operators around the world are adjusting to the coronavirus crisis – working remotely and responding to challenging economic and social situations, mitigation regulations and navigating new and proposed policy shifts. We've...

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Protecting crops and reducing farming costs

Protecting crops and reducing farming costs

An advanced range of field monitoring equipment is allowing local farmers to fine-tune growing conditions and maximise yields of their crops, while avoiding potentially catastrophic crop failures as a result of pests or chemical damage.HOBOnet Field...

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Agri Giants Partner to Drive Growth in African Agriculture

Agri Giants Partner to Drive Growth in African Agriculture

Boksburg, South Africa – 06 June 2019 -John Deere, the world’s largest manufacturer of agricultural equipment and Corteva Agriscience, the global leader, in two large, attractive markets – seed and crop protection – underpinned by expanding digital capabilities have...

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Pratley launches new gasket maker and flange sealant

Pratley launches new gasket maker and flange sealant

A new flange sealant and gasket maker in the form of a tough and elastic silicone rubber for superior sealing was launched by Pratley in February 2019. It can tolerate extreme temperatures of -50°C to +300°C for short periods, and is chemical-resistant to petrol,...

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Bell brings home Exporter of the Year awards

Bell brings home Exporter of the Year awards

Bell Equipment won Exporter of the Year Award (Large category; turnover >R200 million) and was runner-up in the Exporter of the Year Africa Award (turnover >R100 million) at the inaugural Exporter of the Year Awards for capital equipment manufacturers held in...

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