Ragweed pollen – a highly allergenic weed native to North America – was detected in South African pollen spore traps for the very first time. Eradicating this invasive weed is critical as its [...]
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The USDA GAINS (Global Agricultural Information Network) report this week included an Exporter Guide with its overview of the South African market, and naturally curious, we opened it.
The agronomists had spoken. The financiers were next.
“This week is a better week to meet than last week”. Rain had fallen in several parts of the country, and it was a worthy reminder of how dependent South Africa’s agricultural value chain is on water.
Married with the global trend to plant-based eating (for health, ethical and sustainability reasons), the high protein monounsaturated (good fat) macadamia is an industry whose time has come.
Part 3 of looking at the SAB/Ab Inbev Africa Urban Agriculture programme finalists.