Engineering News | Farming Economics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/farming-economics Tue, 20 Nov 2018 17:32:22 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Astral commits to R1.1bn in expansion projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/astral-commits-to-r11bn-in-expansion-projects-2018-11-19 Simone Liedtke AGROPROCESSING Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:23:00 +0200 505120 1542637634 1542630180 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767188_resized_eskomdevelopmentfoundationkhariyepoultryfactory402141022duane.jpg 511 287 Wine looking positive in the face of poor economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wine-looking-positive-in-the-face-of-poor-economy-2018-11-16 Halima Frost Farming Economics Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503454 1542091283 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763766_resized_brewerybmibeercumulus11181022.jpg MALTITUDE OF BEERS With lower incomes households are opting for cheaper beers at home instead of at restaurants 511 287 Big five to save water for wine producers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/big-five-to-save-water-for-wine-producers-2018-11-16 Halima Frost Farming Economics Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503449 1542091283 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763739_resized_brewerywosaharvest11181022.jpg RIPE FOR THE PICKING The harvest done at exactly the right time makes for a good wine 511 287 Cane valuations, land negotiations dent Tongaat Hulett’s H1 headline earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cane-valuations-land-negotiations-dent-tongaat-huletts-h1-headline-earnings-2018-11-12 Marleny Arnoldi SUGAR Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:44:00 +0200 504513 1542030455 1542030240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765859_resized_sugarcanefield1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Prototype soil sampling device being tested for use in agriculture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prototype-device-for-smart-agriculture-being-tested-2018-10-26 Schalk Burger Smart Agriculture Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502002 1540218021 1540504800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760763_resized_ibmresearchagropadscan1022.jpg AGROPAD SCAN Farmers can gain meaningful information to optimise conditions to grow a specific crop 511 287 Govt commits support for clothing, textiles sector and emerging farmers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-commits-support-for-clothing-textiles-sector-and-emerging-farmers-2018-10-24 Marleny Arnoldi MTBPS Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:06:00 +0200 502698 1540384754 1540382760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762188_resized_agriculturefarming110220515duane.jpg 511 287 Simple farm implement can increase crop yield, reduce soil erosion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/simple-farm-implement-can-increase-crop-yield-reduce-soil-erosion-2018-10-19 Creamer Media Reporter AGRICULTURE Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:07:00 +0200 502320 1539960600 1539958020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761409_resized_aybarbbm1022.jpg The Aybar BBM is a land management system that assists farmers to construct broad bed furrows to drain excess water in vertisols 511 287 Stats SA to conduct commercial agriculture census http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stats-sa-to-conduct-commercial-agriculture-census-2018-10-08 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Mon, 08 Oct 2018 15:47:00 +0200 501157 1539006714 1539006420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758914_resized_maizeagriculture1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 AfDB seeks partnerships to lift 1bn people out of hunger http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-seeks-partnerships-to-lift-1bn-people-out-of-hunger-2018-09-26 Simone Liedtke AGRICULTURE Wed, 26 Sep 2018 16:55:00 +0200 499808 1537973818 1537973700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agribusiness confidence declines significantly in third quarter – index http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agribusiness-confidence-declines-significantly-in-third-quarter-index-2018-09-10 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:23:00 +0200 498279 1536586130 1536585780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753142_resized_unileveragriculturesunflowerfarmmookgophong304131022duane.jpg 511 287 AfDB, FAO to collaborate again on boosting agriculture investments in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-fao-to-collaborate-again-on-boosting-agriculture-investments-in-africa-2018-08-28 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:17:00 +0200 496965 1535449922 1535447820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agricultural organisations commit to developing national strategy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agricultural-organisations-commit-to-developing-national-strategy-2018-08-27 Simone Liedtke AGRICULTURE Mon, 27 Aug 2018 16:49:00 +0200 496908 1535381541 1535381340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749973_resized_agricultureasufstatementofintentsigning2082018simoneliedtke1022.jpg 511 287 Gauteng rapid land release programme to be launched next week http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-rapid-land-release-programme-to-be-launched-next-week-2018-08-22 Simone Liedtke LAND Wed, 22 Aug 2018 16:36:00 +0200 496470 1534951193 1534948560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ANC, AgriSA to meet over expropriation, economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/anc-agrisa-to-meet-over-expropriation-economy-2018-08-20-1 News24Wire ECONOMY Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:54:00 +0200 496094 1534758751 1534751640 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Tiger Brands’ shares fall on lower FY18 earnings expectations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tiger-brands-shares-fall-on-lower-fy18-earnings-expectations-2018-08-16 Simone Liedtke AGROPROCESSING Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:40:00 +0200 495905 1534413096 1534412400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Davies endorses Itac’s recommendation of increase in sugar import duties http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/davies-endorses-itacs-recommendation-of-increase-in-sugar-import-duties-2018-08-15 Simone Liedtke AGROPROCESSING / SUGAR Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:55:00 +0200 495730 1534326735 1534323300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 AfDB head calls for agriculture technologies to optimize African farmers' output http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-head-calls-for-agriculture-technologies-to-optimize-african-farmers-output-2018-08-10 African News Agency AGRICULTURE Fri, 10 Aug 2018 11:12:00 +0200 495322 1533892440 1533892320 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Blockchain can facilitate development of communal lands http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blockchain-can-facilitate-agricultural-development-in-communal-lands-2018-08-10 Schalk Burger BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494344 1533535821 1533852000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744128_resized_zimbabwefarming1022reuters.jpg ZIMBABWEAN FARMING Commercial transformation on the back of ownership and productive use of assets supports development 511 287 App monitors spread of FAW in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/app-monitors-spread-of-faw-in-africa-2018-08-10 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Farming Economics Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493448 1533535817 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742205_resized_cropfailurebloomberg20171022jpg.jpeg PEST ARMY The invasion of the fall armyworm is threatening the food security of 300-million people in Africa 511 287 Irrigation system reduces water use in orchards by 70% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irrigation-system-reduces-water-use-in-orchards-by-70-2018-08-10 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Farming Economics Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493298 1534156659 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743078_resized_treehog07181022jpg.jpeg WATER CONSERVATION The Tree Hog can reduce water consumption by up to 70% 511 287 W Cape focusing on creating certainty in agriculture sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/w-cape-focusing-on-creating-certainty-in-agriculture-sector-2018-08-10 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Farming Economics Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493164 1534156670 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741416_resized_agriculture20115duane1022jpg.jpeg CERTAINTY NEEDED Farmers are positive about recent rains in the Western Cape, but more rain is needed to sustain recovery efforts 511 287 South Africa has significant potential for biopharming, bio economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-has-significant-potential-for-biopharming-bio-economy-2018-08-10 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Farming Economics Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493416 1534156688 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741997_resized_maizebloomberg1022jpg.jpeg BIOPHARMING POTENTIAL Maize, potato, and tobacco plants can be used in biopharming 511 287 South African farmers face tough road to recovery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-farmers-face-tough-road-to-recovery-2018-08-10 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Farming Economics Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493078 1537530917 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741209_resized_theewaterskloofdamdroughtlandclimatechangereuters1022jpg.jpeg ROAD TO RECOVERY Drought stricken regions in South Africa need three years of significant rainfall to recover 511 287 Tunisia, AfDB to launch drones pilot project for agriculture management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tunisia-afdb-to-launch-drones-pilot-project-for-agriculture-management-2018-07-30 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Mon, 30 Jul 2018 15:05:00 +0200 494229 1532956089 1532955900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 G20 agriculture ministers slam protectionism, pledge WTO reforms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/g20-agriculture-ministers-slam-protectionism-pledge-wto-reforms-2018-07-30 Reuters AGRICULTURE Mon, 30 Jul 2018 09:13:00 +0200 494130 1532934957 1532934780 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 As crops dry, Malawi turns to solar irrigation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/as-crops-dry-malawi-turns-to-solar-irrigation-2018-07-23 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 23 Jul 2018 14:25:00 +0200 493370 1532350721 1532348700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Avocado 'green gold' ripe and ready for South Africa's farmers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/avocado-green-gold-ripe-and-ready-for-south-africas-farmers-2018-06-21 Reuters AGRICULTURE Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:41:00 +0200 490367 1529564228 1529563260 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 DTI, stakeholders establish sugar value-chain task team to address industry challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-stakeholders-establish-sugar-value-chain-task-team-to-address-industry-challenges-2018-05-29 Marleny Arnoldi SUGAR Tue, 29 May 2018 11:01:00 +0200 487993 1527584738 1527584460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729294_resized_sugarcane1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Avian flu still affecting agricultural cycles – Quantum Foods http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/avian-flu-still-affecting-agricultural-cycles-quantum-foods-2018-05-24 Simone Liedtke AGRICULTURAL / FOOD AND BEVERAGE Thu, 24 May 2018 17:01:00 +0200 487707 1527174385 1527174060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 NWK to sell Opti Agri as focus shifts to core business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nwk-to-sell-opti-agri-as-focus-shifts-to-core-business-2018-05-07 Schalk Burger AGRICULTURE Mon, 07 May 2018 15:38:00 +0200 485801 1525701464 1525700280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ramaphosa calls for equal pay for men and women #MayDay http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-calls-for-equal-pay-for-men-and-women-mayday-2018-05-01 African News Agency WORKERS' DAY Tue, 01 May 2018 17:22:00 +0200 485265 1525194536 1525188120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723021_resized_constructionworkersduane.jpg 511 287 Govt committed to accelerating land redistribution - Ramaphosa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-committed-to-accelerating-land-redistribution---ramaphosa-2018-04-27 African News Agency LAND REDISTRISBUTION Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:58:00 +0200 485162 1524844871 1524844680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722839_resized_cyrilramaphosa140420181022.jpg South African President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Pests, diseases a burden on agriculture – ARC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pests-diseases-a-burden-on-agriculture-arc-2018-04-25 Anine Kilian AGRICULTURE Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:17:00 +0200 484981 1524667569 1524665820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Africa’s population growth could drive South Africa’s livestock exports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africas-population-growth-could-drive-south-africas-livestock-exports-2018-04-25 Anine Kilian AGRICULTURE Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:54:00 +0200 484969 1524666378 1524660840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agri SA spent R331m on transformation in 2016/17 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agri-sa-spent-r331m-on-transformation-in-201617-2018-04-24 Anine Kilian AGRICULTURE Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:08:00 +0200 484837 1524575998 1524575280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ramaphosa says there will be 'broad discussion' on expropriation without compensation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-says-there-will-be-broad-discussion-on-expropriation-without-compensation-2018-03-15 News24Wire LAND Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:26:00 +0200 481192 1521096004 1521095160 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714195_resized_cyrilramaphosaparliament20220181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Confidence in agriculture ticks up, but land expropriation yet to weigh in http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/confidence-in-agriculture-ticks-up-but-land-expropriation-yet-to-weigh-in-2018-03-12 Megan van Wyngaardt AGRICULTURE Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:05:00 +0200 480846 1520857349 1520856300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713384_resized_sibanyedonaldsondamagriculturalcooperativegoldallianceproject1110220716duane.jpg 511 287