WATER

Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance, which is the main constituent of Earth's streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms. It is vital for all known forms of life, even though it provides no calories or organic nutrients.

Water sprinkler
Soil

SOIL

Is a mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life. It has four important functions: it is a medium for plant growth; it is a means of water storage, supply and purification; it is a modifier of Earth's atmosphere; it is a habitat for organisms; all of which, in turn, modify the soil.

Soil
Sheep

LIVESTOCK

are animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce labour and commodities such as meat, eggs, milk, fur, leather, and wool.

Livestock cattle
Crops harvest

CROPS

are plants grown and harvested extensively for profit or subsistence.

Crops apples
Business

MORE THAN JUST NUMBERS

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Farmhouse

LIFESTYLE

It is the integrated way of life associated with agriculture. Including food, wine, tourism and eduction

Food wine

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AgriAbout is a content driven online publication addressing the diverse opportunities and challenges of agriculture in the 21st century. It is a source of information on the people, ideas and technologies changing the world of agriculture. Experts contribute a variety of fresh, innovative articles on the latest research and development towards sustainable farming trends and practices. Apart from hosting current issues of AgriAbout, the website features all articles in easy-to-use categories namely: Water, Soil Livestock, Crops, Business and Lifestyle.

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Pesticides

Climate Change and Agriculture a challenge for pest management

March 26, 2020

Climate change is a reality whether one believes it is a cosmic occurrence or the effects of human society on earth. Fact is that we live in challenging times with weather patterns that are abnormal, extreme weather events and a bleak look for the future. The earth is warming up…

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A roadmap to resilience for Western Cape agriculture

A roadmap to resilience for Western Cape agriculture

March 26, 2020

The Western Cape has been prone to numerous climate-related extremes such as droughts, heavy rain, floods, storms (with strong wind and hail), wildfires and plant and animal pest and disease outbreaks over the last number of years. These are a natural feature of the climate of the Western Cape and…

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Organic certification

Organic Certification

March 18, 2020

The organic industry is fast growing. No wonder many want to join this trend. For some it is time to change their farming system, some have changed it already or were, as they say, always farming naturally organic. Some are after higher prices and possibly more profits. Currently there is…

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Drip irrigation

Development of Irrigation Technologies

February 28, 2020

The purpose of an irrigation system is to apply the desired amount of water, at the correct application rate and uniformly to the whole field, at the right time, with the least amount of non-beneficial water consumption (losses), and as economically as possible. Irrigation systems in use are classified as…

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Financial statements

The Purpose of Financial Statements

February 28, 2020

Financial statements are a written record of the financial performance and business activities of a given company. Financial statements are usually audited by accountants, government agencies, independent firms, etc. This is done to ensure transparency and accuracy when reporting the financial position, performance and changes in financial position of an…

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