Before the Covid pandemic began to cripple South Africa last year, Fall Creek began building a blueberry nursery in Paarl. Fall Creek is a world leader in the development of blueberry varieties grown for specific growing conditions in different parts of the world.
“.@TruCapeFruit says the first Witte Wijn apples are again growing on a tree in South Africa after ‘hundreds’ of years.
Drie generasies Van Niekerks ontwikkel stelsels met hoë produksie om, ondanks onvoorspelbare uitkoms, opbrengs te verseker.
Ons kies koers na Uilenkraal naby Darling waar die broers, Willem en Paul Basson, die vierde generasie Basson familie, meer as ‘n eeu lank boer. Hul koeie word op ‘n draaitafel gemelk en hulle is pioneers in die gebruik van alternatiewe energie.
Rean de Waal is ‘n boer wat ‘n plan kan maak – en nie net met die vreemde, wonderlike en selfontwerpte implemente in sy skuur nie.
It’s never easy being a pioneer and often success for those who’ve earned it can come too late. But Jannie Cloete’s trailblazing work on the drying and roasting of soya beans for human consumption has already borne fruit, writes Maryke Roberts.
Schalk van Rooyen, natural scientist and technical consultant for Laeveld Agrochem in the field of botanical extractions, says microgreens and in general most young plants, have more nutritional value than their full-grown vegetable equivalent.
The market for medicinal mushrooms is set for a magical future, with growth in the next five to seven years expected to match or even surpass the medical marijuana industry.
Die Belgiese wit- en rooilof van hierdie boerdery is ’n winsgewende, plus innoverende, stap vir landbou.
FCM lay their eggs on the peels of fruit. When the larvae hatch, they drill into the fruit and cause the fruit to rot. This pest has already cost producers in the Western Cape astronomical damage. Approximately 52 million of their sterile moths are bred every week, of which 46 million are released weekly with a spraying aircraft overflying the orchards