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Trespassing fox henpecked to death
Trespassing fox henpecked to death
Chickens on a poultry farm in northeast France are suspected of killing a fox that tried to sneak into their coop.
Letters to the editor: February 15 to 21
Letters to the editor: February 15 to 21
Cyril will steer SA to safety
Turn Africa’s cities into vertical farms
Turn Africa’s cities into vertical farms
African cities, according to a World Bank report, are home to 472-million people — almost half of Africa’s total population. This number is...
Ex-farm supervisor charged over Australia strawberry sabotage
Ex-farm supervisor charged over Australia strawberry sabotage
Police investigating a major Australian strawberry needle contamination scare that sparked nationwide panic on Monday identified a former farm...
Call to decolonise water laws
Call to decolonise water laws
The most precious commodity in farming is water, but the law still largely favours large-scale farmers, the majority of whom are white, to the...
Feisty female farmer with va-va-voom
Feisty female farmer with va-va-voom
“When I introduce myself as a farmer, they say: ‘You are too pretty for that,’ but I’ve got a brain,” says Dineo Boshomane. “Others...
Bigger farms needed to feed nine billion
Bigger farms needed to feed nine billion
Scientists have a solution to how nine billion people, the world population by 2030, will be fed. That’s good news. But not everyone will like...
Black farmers fall in the furrows
Black farmers fall in the furrows
Monday is harvest day at Tebogo Hlangwane’s cucumber farm. Her hoarse voice is barely audible because of a fierce bout of flu. But she’s back...
Kenyan farmers toast growing European demand for avocados
Kenyan farmers toast growing European demand for avocados
It may be loved and derided as the go-to millennial brunch, but avocado toast is proving a boon for Kenyan farmers as they cash in on the seemingly...
Farmers in war-torn Afghanistan hit by worst drought in decades
Farmers in war-torn Afghanistan hit by worst drought in decades
After his wheat crop failed and wells dried up, Ghulam Abbas sold his animals and joined thousands of other farmers migrating to cities as...
Resistance to genetically modified seeds in Africa
Resistance to genetically modified seeds in Africa
Ghana recently hosted a conference focused on the question of genetically modified organism (GMO) seed varieties versus those that have traditionally spawned the continent's staple crops....
Guns and roses: Afghan farmers enjoy sweet smell of success
Guns and roses: Afghan farmers enjoy sweet smell of success
Standing in a field of roses in eastern Afghanistan, former poppy grower Mohammad Din...

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