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Where does all the food (waste) go?

Woolworths places sustainability at its core with its Good Business Journey

​UFS celebrates excellence through its research hubs

The UFS now has 156 NRF-rated researchers and five Sarchi Research Chairs

Farmers in war-torn Afghanistan hit by worst drought in decades

Afghanistan's 2018 wheat harvest is already expected to be the lowest since at least 2011

Why African farmers should balance pesticides with other control methods

Farmers needs a way to manage harmful insects without destroying the ecological balance

​Farmers are smiling – up to a point

The prospect of a bumper crop has caused prices to plummet and debts still have to be paid back.

SA farmers find alternatives to unsuitable ploughing

South African soil is unsuited to ploughing and farmers have found an alternative way to plant in no-till farming.

Illegal Gupta coal mine accused of polluting crop irrigation water

A Gupta-linked colliery has been accused of polluting the Olifants River, a vital source of water for food crop irrigation on farms around Delmas.

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​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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