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    Visitors to Booth D19, in Hall 18 at Agritechnica 2019 will see how Gates helps to keep agricultural equipment running smoothly, throughout the season, thanks to a portfolio that includes drive belts, hoses and hydraulic connector solutions. LUXEMBOURG, Oct. 30, 2019 — Gates (NYSE: GTES), a leading global provider of application-specific fluid power and power ...
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    Experts warn that in addition to the energy crisis, South Africans face another looming disaster in the form of severe water scarcity. The Department of Water and Sanitation warned that unless urgent actions are taken, South Africa will experience a water shortage of approximately 3,000 billion litres by 2030. In the summer of 2017/18, the ...
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    Farm equipment manufacturer Case IH appoints Techno Green as its distributor in Yemen / The new arrangement will increase Case IH’s presence in the Middle East and provide farmers in Yemen with access to Case IH products and service support / Ultimately, this will help to improve the country’s agricultural production. Case IH, a brand ...
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    Photo caption: ADAMA, BASF, Corteva Agriscience, Nufarm and Syngenta are now each piloting the closed transfer system easyconnect in selected countries in Europe. Crop protection companies ADAMA, BASF, Corteva Agriscience, Nufarm and Syngenta have joined together to promote the use of a new closed transfer system (CTS) in Europe, by piloting the CTS ‘easyconnect’ system ...
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    Agri Western Cape welcomes the announcement by the Western Cape Cabinet that R50m is being made available to assist livestock producers in the drought-stricken areas of the province. Grateful for every contribution Jannie Strydom, CEO of Agri Western Cape, says the Western Cape government has been nothing but supportive since the onset of the drought. ...
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    Let’s move away from treating gender issues as “something at the end-of-the-day” business. This sage advice is contained in our Presidency’s Gender Policy Framework and it certainly resonates with our fruit industry’s transformation strategy. In this vein, the transformation theme of International Day of Rural Women commands a rethink of how we view the most ...
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    According to Euromonitor International’s new report, Maize Meal: A Look at the Ultimate Staple in Sub-Saharan Africa, maize meal is a staple food for about 50% of the population in the region with South Africa, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Egypt representing the largest producers, accounting for 40% of the continent’s production and 0.3% of global maize production ...
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    Sweet potatoes are so hardy and easy to grow that they could almost be classified as weeds! Even without optimal fertilization and care, they produce reasonably well, unlike many other vegetable crops. The best option in a cold area is to plant them as soon as the likelihood of frost has passed, and then plant ...
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    Agri SA is deeply concerned by the negative impact that load shedding can have on the primary agricultural sector, the food value chain and the South African economy. “Eskom implemented Stage 2 load shedding from Wednesday, catching the South African economy off guard,” says Nicol Jansen, Agri SA Chairman: Economics and Trade Centre of Excellence. ...
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    It is widely acknowledged that agribusiness is the key to transforming African economies – it was certainly the core message at the 2019 AGRA Forum in Accra, Ghana and a constant topic of discussion during the African Agri Council (AAC) recent West Africa roadshow – the food and agriculture industry will power Africa’s economic transformation. ...