Friday, 24 May 2024
22.7 C
Durban
Home Agriculture

Agriculture

SA projects seize the opportunity to tackle climate crisis and create jobs

FIFTEEN exciting climate projects from across the country have been selected to take part in the third phase of the Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA)...

KZN one of two provinces not clear of FMD – DALRRD

SOUTH Africa has made commendable progress in containing and closing the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreaks that have plagued the country since 2021, the Department...

Responsible forestry can be part of a plastic pollution solution

WHILE life without plastic might be hard to imagine, there is a renewable, recyclable and sustainable alternative to single-use plastics and many other fossil...

Mandini demo plant produces bioethanol

A PIONEERING solution has been developed to convert cellulose fibre-rich waste from pulp and paper mill operations into ethanol using a specialised fermentation process. Ethanol...

SA initiates WTO dispute against EU citrus regulations

THE Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) and the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) announced that South Africa...

Durban Port receives new equipment in time for the citrus season

THE first 10 of 45 fully-assembled haulers have arrived at the Durban Container Terminals (DCT) ahead of the start of South Africa’s citrus season....

Tugela Mill awarded certification for lignin-based product production

SAPPI Southern Africa has achieved GMP+ Feed Safety Assurance (FSA) 2020 certification for Pelletin, one of its lignin-based products used as an additive in...

Sweet success for STEM learners

EARLY support in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) studies is proving to assist learners in achieving top marks, and for KZN-based sugar manufacturer,...

Vietnam market opens to SA oranges

A NEW bilateral protocol has been established, opening the Vietnamese market to South African oranges, the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development...

Chickens ready to fly the coop

RCL Foods delivered a pleasing set of results for the six months ended December 2023 in a challenging environment, according to a company SENS...

Off-crop success celebration at sugar mills

EMPLOYEES  at Illovo’s sugar South Africa mills have been treated to special celebrations in honour of their hard work during the latest off-crop season....

Wood treatment specialist drives safety first

THE responsibility of the wood preservation industry to comply with safety standards was recently highlighted during discussions between the South African Wood Preservers Association...

Most Read

Paper, pulp and forest group delivers better than expected quarterly results

COMMENTING on the group’s results, Sappi CEO Steve Binnie said: “Within the context of subdued underlying market conditions due to the challenging macroeconomic environment...

Workers can be empowered with modern incentive solutions

IN the ever-evolving landscape of workplace safety and employee engagement, the significance of incentivisation cannot be overstated. This is clearly apparent in multiple sectors,...

Last-mile fuel delivery enhanced with state-of-the-art technology

LEADING supplier in bulk tanker fuel transportation and supply chain solutions, Unitrans, is optimising supply chains by leveraging cutting-edge technology to enhance last-mile fuel...

Seifsa and Numsa conclude 3-year agreement in record time

AFTER three formal engagements, Seifsa and Numsa have concluded the terms of a historic three-year wage agreement for the period 1 July 2024 to...