food crops

 
​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs
​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs
The University of the Free State (UFS) is proud of its research leaders. As of 2018 the UFS has 156 NRF-rated researchers and five Sarchi Research...
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...
Why African farmers should balance pesticides with other control methods
Why African farmers should balance pesticides with other control methods
Insect pests cause almost half of the crop losses...
​Farmers are smiling – up to a point
​Farmers are smiling – up to a point
Laurens Schlebusch farms with crops and livestock in the Free State. Looking around his farmlands, he says the drought has almost certainly been...
SA farmers find alternatives to unsuitable ploughing
SA farmers find alternatives to unsuitable ploughing
Ploughing. Apparently we’re doing it all wrong. And we have been doing it wrong for a considerable time.
Illegal Gupta coal mine accused of polluting crop irrigation water
Illegal Gupta coal mine accused of polluting crop irrigation water
The modern story of Mpumalanga is of the war between farming and mining....

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