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: Martli Slabber

Boer van die Maand: Martli Slabber

November 25, 2020

Die Boer van die Maand reeks fokus op gewone mense, hul boerderyondernemings, leefstyl en hul unieke uitdagings. Ons kyk ook na die groter gemeenskap en streek wat hul verteenwoordig asook die verskeidenheid in landboupraktyke in Suid-Afrika. Ons boer van die maand vir November is Martli Slabber van Hexrivier Sitrus in…

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Fall Armyworm and its Allies

Fall Armyworm and its Allies

November 25, 2020

Integrated pest management remains key in ensuring the tools that are developed for farmers to combat pests and diseases, remain relevant for as long as possible. Moth pests Moths belong to the Lepidoptera order of insects, many of which are major crop pests around the world. Stalk borer, African armyworm,…

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Global Sustainable Technology and Innovation

Global Sustainable Technology and Innovation

November 25, 2020

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in India, in partnership with VITO, a not-for profit research and technology organization in Belgium, along with other partners jointly organised the 4th Global Sustainable Technology and Innovation Community conference (G-STIC 2020). G-STIC is a growing action- and impact-oriented expert community. It aims at…

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The effect of missing artificial inseminations

November 25, 2020

The essence of dairy farming is the ongoing process of cows calving down once every year. Cows must calve down to start a new lactation period to produce milk. Cows are dried off about 50-60 days before the next expected calving date. Herd milk income increases when calving intervals (CI)…

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Private investment in land reform kick-start economic recovery

Private investment in land reform has the potential to kick-start economic recovery

November 25, 2020

The restitution of land remains a very emotive issue in South Africa. The general consensus is that the land question needs to be addressed expeditiously to redress the wrongs of the past and remedy the skewed racial patterns in land ownership, but with caution, to ensure that South Africa does…

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