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AFRICAN VOICE NEEDED TO NEGOTIATE EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL

By Elise-Marie Steenkamp In May, CropLife South Africa and CropLife Africa and the Middle East hosted several workshops where they called on South African agriculture to work together with their counterparts in other African countries to create an “African voice”…

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Kernvrugbedryf beleef stormagtige seisoen

Wydverspreide hael het beduidende verliese veroorsaak maar goeie reëns en koue bring gunstige vooruitsigte vir die komende seisoen. Deur Anna Mouton. Op 3 November 2022 is die Witzenbergvallei deur strawwe hael getref wat ernstige skade aan appel- en peerboorde berokken…

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Oom Koos Lötter se boek postuum bekend gestel

Die legendariese hortoloog  Koos Lötter se boek: Die beginsels van wondgenesing en oorwerk van vrugtebome is Dinsdagaand tydens die Hortgro Toekennings 2023 bekend gestel. “Oom Koos” soos hy algemeen bekend was, is op 29 Oktober 2019 op die ouderdom van…

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1662 Hortgro Industry Award: Joy van Biljon

The 1662 award commemorates the first apples that were harvested in the Company Garden at the Cape in that year – 17 April to be exact.  Joy van Biljon, one of the founding members of the Koue Bokkeveld Training Centre,…

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The fab four that pack a punch

By Gerrit Rautenbach The A&B Williams fruit packaging and transport business in Elgin is owned and operated by four people. The two Williams brothers, Anges and Bevin, and their wives, Natalie and Danielle. The business has been active in the…

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The Pro-Hort Ecophysiology Platform

A new Hortgro-funded initiative will extract more value from existing research investment. By Anna Mouton. South Africa has been called a world in one country partly thanks to our diverse natural environment. This might be great for tourists but poses…

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Hortgro to the rescue!

By Engela Punt Throughout my childhood, I enjoyed being outside, despite my parents desperately teaching me otherwise, I outright believed I was raised in a barn. In hindsight, agrisciences might have always been in my future. I mean it fits…

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