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

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

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

are plants grown and harvested extensively for profit or subsistence.

Crops apples

MORE THAN JUST NUMBERS

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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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Boer van die maand

Boer van die Maand: Nollie Stofberg

October 28, 2020

Ons boer van die maand vir Oktober is Nollie Stofberg van Swartwalle, Houmoed en Platdrif in die Rawsonville omgewing. Nollie het in 1977 aan die Hoërskool Goudini gematrikuleer en na sy twee jaar diensplig by 1 Valskermbataljon, het hy sy Landbou Diploma in Wingerdbou en Veeteelt aan Elsenburg Landbou Kollege…

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Education is key to improving the African agribusiness

Education is key to improving the African agribusiness

October 28, 2020

The South African agribusiness pool is filled with ample opportunities. Despite the various challenges facing the regional sectors, there seems to be a silver-lining for farmers who are directly investing in their own personal development as business leaders. Eastern Cape farmer and co-founder of CI Project Agricultural Co-operative (CIPACO) Andisiwe…

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Water quality monitoring for aquaculture

New technology for water quality monitoring in intensive aquaculture

October 28, 2020

Aquaculture is increasingly considered as an integral component in the search for global world food security and economic development. The monitoring of farming processes can optimize the use of resources and improve its sustainability and profitability. The automation of aquaculture production systems will allow the industry to improve environmental control,…

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Micro-irrigation

Micro-irrigation: Technology for efficient water application

October 28, 2020

Micro irrigation is considered as one of the most efficient irrigation systems, but it should be management and maintained properly to keep it to perform at its best to enhance crop growth and water productivity. The concept of micro irrigation originated during the initial “discovery” and development of drippers and…

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The Internet of Things

What is the Internet of Things?

October 28, 2020

A Simple Explanation “The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.”- An unnecessarily technical explanation of IoT…

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