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TracMap using GPS positioning to make farming practices more efficient

While there are a lot of systems out there for agronomic solutions, TracMap sets itself apart because of the versatility of its job management solution using maps to ensure precision in the task, according to the company's Territory Manager Don Thorp, who is showcasing the technology at Hort Connections.…

CQUniversity uses near-infared spectroscopy

Queensland researchers come up with non-invasive fruit ripeness measurement

Queensland researchers have developed a new tool to assess the ripeness of mango crops prior to harvest, potentially boosting harvest timing and fruit quality. The…

Smart Ripe: Digital technology to help consumers choose fruit

Last month, at the international horticulture trade show, Macfrut in Italy, an interesting new product was launched; A high-tech in-store ripeness checker for fruit. Developed…

Spoon Guru announces International Retail Partnerships

Food shoppers across the globe are set to benefit from British technology that will make finding the right food products simple and safe. UK based technology start-up Spoon…

Autogrow announces first industry collaboration with Ridder Group and Native

Global automation company Autogrow has announced a collaboration with competitor Ridder Group and New York agriculture software firm Native. The collaboration is made possible with the launch of Autogrow’s new farm management platform, FarmRoadTM, which was announced by CEO Darryn Keiller at the Indoor…

Traffic light system should create transparency

App for seasonality of domestic vegetables

For locally cultivated strawberries, cauliflower and lettuce, there are no long transport routes. But fruits and vegetables, cultivated in this very country, can also be a…

One-time tractor accident inspires award-winning NZ business concept

An unfortunate accident on a Nelson kiwifruit orchard has led to a business idea: We’re talking about PICMI, a software platform which helps manage labour issues in the horticulture industry. It has now won accolades for its innovation. The idea is the brainchild of Nelson woman Genevieve Griffin-George…

Soon to be found in 100 Japanese drug stores

Check your intake of greens with ‘Veggie meter’

For those who doubt they are getting enough vegetables in their diet, there is a drug store operator will introduce a fingertip-reading device that tells you. Kirindo Holdings Co.'s "Veggie meter," which was produced and developed by a US firm, is being sold in Japan by Tokyo-based trading company Altech…

Artificial Intelligence and machine learning help Indian vegetable farmers

Artificial Intelligence and machine learning are helping farmers grow better crops. The technology has now made an entry into agriculture and aquaculture farms to benefit the…

Canada: Satellites to provide real-time data of crop development

The RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) is Canada’s new generation of Earth observation satellites, launched on June 12, 2019. The three identical satellites will work together to bring solutions to key challenges for Canadians, including farmers. The data coming from the satellites are going to provide…

Lincoln to create first Global Centre of Excellence in Agri-robotics

The UK's first global centre of excellence in agri-robotics research will be created at the University of Lincoln, with the announcement of significant Government grant funding today (Thursday 13th June 2019). Lincoln Agri-Robotics will be established as a major new research centre bringing together…

Innovation Awards winners announced at United Fresh 2019

Seven Produce Innovation Awards winners were recognized at United Fresh 2019. This year’s honorees were voted on by show attendees from a total of 48 contestants across seven categories: Best New Food Safety Solution; Best New Fruit Product; Best New Packaging; Best New Packing/Processing Equipment; Best…

Agricultural tech revolution

Scotland: Drones to examine spuds from the sky

Recently, drones have been given what might just be their most important ever role: being deployed to protect Scottish potatoes. Scientists are increasingly looking at how the technology, developed for the military and corporate interests, could be used to save crops and livestock. Researchers at…

Oracle offers safer and more transparent retail supply chain

In a retail industry that is more complex than ever, Oracle is working on smarter software gives consumers peace of mind on the goods they buy and retailers the agility to…

New Zealand research on AI for horticulture

A new research institute in New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty will pool common expertise and apply artificial intelligence (AI) to solving industry challenges. PlantTech is a…

North Carolina State University

New microneedle technique speeds detection of plant diseases

Researchers have developed a new technique that uses microneedle patches to collect DNA from plant tissues in just one minute, rather than the hours needed for conventional…

An end-to-end technology management system revolutionising on farm practices

Bringing farms into the modern-day era, is the main aim behind a rapidly growing Australian cloud-based, on farm technology management system. Tie Up Farming was established four years ago, and Chief Executive Officer Roei Yaakobi says there was a need for software in the horticulture industry. "The…

Suterra, an ally of sustainable agriculture

Pheromones take to the fields

Suterra Europe Biocontrol held its First Suterra Conference at the Barcelo Hotel in the city of Valencia a few days ago. The conference, Pheromones and Sexual Confusion, was aimed at professionals in the agricultural sector, both in the business and administration sectors. This company has become a reference and obligatory ally…

New Zealand company showcases technology in Chicago

Environmental Sensor that reduces food waste

Technology is going to increase its presence at produce trade shows as companies look to overcome the various challenges they face. One of these challenges is food waste and tech firms are providing more ways in which growers can prevent this. New Zealand-based RipeTime will be exhibiting their product…

Apeel Sciences

Technology extending fruit & veg shelf life set for UK launch

A pioneering plant-derived formula that extends the shelf life of fruit and vegetables by up to four times is set to enter the UK grocery market. Major UK retailers will be selling avocados treated with the so-called Apeel technology starting September, after the substance recently gained EU regulatory…

Innovation award finalist presents plant-based dips

Good Foods announced it will be showcasing its recently launched line of Plant Based Dips at the United Fresh Convention and Expo next week in Chicago. The company says the dips have received positive feedback due to what it sees as an increased trend of plant based diets. The dips are finalists for the…

Ocado: Working on robotic 'soft hands' that adapt to objects and surroundings

UK online supermarket Ocado wants to pick and pack every one of its 55,000 items that customers can order and has worked with the Horizon 2020-funded SOMA project to develop robotic 'soft hands'. This means that robots might soon be packing up fruit and vegetable orders at Ocado after the online…

Hort Connections 2019

JAIN launches field monitoring solutions

Officially launching at Hort Connections, Jain Logic provides a rich set of agronomic tools and analytics for the Australian Horticultural sector, through an expanded suite of field monitoring solutions that growers can trust. ● Soil Moisture Readings ● Weather Analytics ● Irrigation Infiltration ●…

South African Agribusiness records $660 mln trade surplus in Q1

Data from the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz), which represents commercial farmers and agribusiness enterprises, showed that the sector overcame the tough start to the…

VDH

New generation fruit regulator on the market

The MC2-FC regulator is VDH's third generation fruit regulator. It has the latest technological and innovative features. Included here is a touchscreen for a comprehensive readout. There are also fast, efficient, accurate processors and ethernet. This ethernet is used for fast, stable communication. The…

Air distribution pad against temperature fluctuations

It’s not an unknown problem: the temperature fluctuations in refrigerated containers during transport. The temperature, which mostly causes major differences in the containers around the equator, causes financial damage to refrigerated products such as fresh fruit. For a long time, a solution to this…

Robot apple pickers in the US could be just around the corner

Currently, the US economy is dealing with the worst labor shortage it has seen in decades. This shortage is hitting nearly every industry, but among the worst hit is the agricultural industry. A recent survey found over half of California’s farmers have started using machines in place of humans to meet…

“We have created an innovative platform that gives producers their power back"

What if there was a system that allowed all professionals in the food sector, from the smallest producer to the large retailer, to exchange in a simple way the complete data relative to their products? A model accessible to all, where the producers’ efforts and the good practices they put in place to…

Hort-inoc

Costa Rica: Researchers create a new digital application to ensure safety of veg

A group of researchers from the School of Agronomy of the University of Costa Rica, UCR, has created the Hort-inoc digital tool with the aim of avoiding contamination of vegetables and ensuring their safety. This innovative digital platform, which can be used from tablets or smartphones, allows…

Cambridge Consultants

Hank, the robot that can grab grapes

UK firm Cambridge Consultants has announced the development of Hank, a robot with flexible robotic fingers that are inspired by the human hand. Through a new sensory system embedded in pneumatic fingers, Hank has “a sophisticated sense of touch and slip, meaning it can emulate the human ability to hold…

United Fresh 2019 FutureTEC Zone to feature 24 ag tech start-ups

United Fresh 2019 Convention & Expo will feature 24 ag tech start-up companies in the innovative show floor destination area, the FutureTEC Zone, June 11-12 in Chicago. The FutureTEC Zone is dedicated to start-up technology companies in the early commercialization phase. Highlighting a range of new…

Cognitive agriculture tool goes global

IBM launches Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture

IBM’s Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture aims to combine predictive analytics, artificial intelligence, weather data, and Internet of Things sensors to give farmers insights on ploughing, planting, spraying, and harvesting. IBM hopes that this platform will improve the future of food and crop years…

AU: The new versatile collaborative robot set to reduce the potential for workplace injuries

A new collaborative robot system that can operate 24 hours a day and reduce workplace injuries, is being showcased at the Australian Banana Industry Congress on the Gold Coast. Visy Industries Group Service Automation Manager Richard Green says the machine runs at slower speeds when humans are around,…

Best New Food Safety Solution

Innovation Award finalists - Part 4

United Fresh announced 48 new products as finalists for the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2019 Innovation Awards. This year’s finalists will compete in seven categories for the title of Best New Product at United Fresh 2019, June 10-12 in Chicago, where attendees will be able to vote for those…

Colin Bremner, Kleinskuur Aquaponics

Aquaponics adapted for Africa

A South African aquaponics grower has tweaked the techniques he has learned from Australia’s Dr Murray Hallam for African conditions and his design is being installed in an increasing number of African locations. Colin Bremner’s Kleinskuur Aquaponics system in Donkerhoek, outside Pretoria, last year functioned for up to a week…

NZ: A new level of weather protection for avocado growers is proving a success

Avocado growers are benefiting from a fairly new style of netting that protects their orchards from the harsh weather elements. The Netpro Group recently constructed protective netting at an orchard in Katikati, near the Kaimai range, as the area can experience strong winds, especially westerly winds…

With crops "only a touch away"

South Korea and smart farming

Lim Ju-wan is the representative of a floriculture cooperative of nine farms based in Goyang, north of South Korea’s capital Seoul, that raises roses at smart greenhouses covering a combined 44,000 square meters of land. Lim normally starts the day by taking out his smartphone to check his greenhouse instead of going outside to…

Best New Packaging and Best New Packing/Processing Equipment

Innovation Award finalists - Part 3

United Fresh announced 48 new products as finalists for the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2019 Innovation Awards. This year’s finalists will compete in seven categories for the title of Best New Product at United Fresh 2019, June 10-12 in Chicago, where attendees will be able to vote for those…

US: Is agriculture moving toward robotics?

In a new report by market analysts and consultants Tractica it is stated that global shipments of robots designed for agricultural use are set to rise to a value of $87.9 billion by 2025. “Robots and automation technologies have the potential to dramatically improve crop quality and yields, reduce the…

75% efficiency in automatically identifying and picking fruit

World's first mango harvester in field trials

CQUniversity Australia has built the world’s first mango auto-harvester, with field trials at Yeppoon of the first prototype achieving a 75 per cent efficiency in automatically identifying and picking fruit in view. Such an overwhelmingly positive result from the first deployment of the machine is…

Mercadona to automate fresh food distribution at four DCs with Cimcorp

Manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic handling solutions, Cimcorp, has received its largest ever order in the intralogistics market from Mercadona, one of Spain’s leading grocery retailers. Under the deal, worth over 120 million euros, Cimcorp will automate the distribution of fresh food at…

Germany’s first electric Autobahn opens near Frankfurt

An E-Highway project, with hybrid trucks powered via overhead lines saw a 5km test track went into operation on the A5 between Langen/Mörfelden and Weiterstadt, south of Frankfurt, reported the Hessenschau. The project, called Elisa (electrified, innovative heavy traffic on the Autobahn) is being tested…

National University of Singapore

Researchers develop fluorescent probes to detect Ethylene

Ethylene gas released during the fruit ripening process can be detected using new fluorescent probes. Ethylene is a gaseous plant hormone that regulates a wide range of biological processes in plants. The methods that are currently used for measuring ethylene gas, which include gas chromatography and…

Best New Field Technology and Best New Indoor Growing Technology

Innovation Award finalists - Part 2

United Fresh announced 48 new products as finalists for the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2019 Innovation Awards. This year’s finalists will compete in seven categories for the title of Best New Product at United Fresh 2019, June 10-12 in Chicago, where attendees will be able to vote for those…

Edible protein coating on perishables as a solution for food waste

It is a sad truth that Americans waste approximately 290 pounds of food each year. That’s 20 percent of all the food on people’s plates – enough to feed 2 billion people. Globally, that number goes over 1.3 billion tons of food every year. Countries like South Korea, however, are getting ahead of the…

Electrically powered harvester for green asparagus presented

Engels Machines is presenting the recently introduced ASVerde in Foggia, Italy. This new electrically powered harvester has been specially developed for harvesting green asparagus on a flat surface. Characteristic for the harvester are its extremely easy operation and excellent performance during wet…

Qingdao, China - September 19th - 21st, 2019

Horti China exhibition further strengthens cooperation with Dutch delegation

Horti China will take place in the Qingdao World Expo City Hall N4 and Hall N5 on September 19th to 21st, 2019. The conference is expected to cover an area of 20,000 square…

Best New Fruit and Best New Vegetable products

Innovation Award finalists - Part 1

United Fresh this week announced 48 new products as finalists for the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2019 Innovation Awards. This year’s finalists will compete in seven categories for the title of Best New Product at United Fresh 2019, June 10-12 in Chicago, where attendees will be able to vote for…

Smart tech the new tool for African farmers

Agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa may have the image of relentless toil and low productivity, but according to experts, new tech will start changing the picture. Farmers, crop…

Cut a watermelon up in no time with the windmill watermelon slicer

Cutting up a watermelon is no easy task. But, this windmill watermelon slicer gets the job done in no time. You take this tool home for EUR13. Use it to quickly cut a watermelon into small cubes. If that's not handy, we don't know what is...

Water Efficient Technologies (WET)

Water saving research already bearing fruit in the UK

Soft fruit growers in the UK look set to benefit from new commercial-scale water saving research which is being developed to improve precision irrigation and fertigation techniques. Farm levy board AHDB is to co-fund the Water Efficient Technologies (WET) Centre, which aims to accelerate the uptake of…

Robot farming startup Iron Ox sells first produce in California

Robot farming startup Iron Ox has announced that it’s selling robot-reared leafy greens in a single location in California. The firm, which launched last October, is offering three varieties of greens at the San Carlos branch of Bianchini’s Market, a family-owned grocery store that specializes in local…

Karin Svane Hansen, Schur®Star Systems

Zip-Pop Microwave Bags as a direct response to the lifestyle of today's consumer

"Our new packaging is a microwave bag with a separate compartment for a spiced butter cube, which opens due to the steam that develops during cooking, so the potatoes are seasoned automatically and are ready to eat in just a few minutes," says Karin Svane Hansen from Schur®Star Systems about the new…

New company debuts avocado leaf tea

Avocado Leaf Tea LLC, the creator of Patent-Pending Avocado Leaf Tea is debuting this week to health-conscious consumers and tea drinkers across the globe. The Award Winning Tea will be featured in the Winners Tasting Circle at the World Tea Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada June 11 – 13 2019. "We could not be…

New Aeroview InField app designed with ease of use in mind

Aerobotics breaks new ground in digital agronomy

Aerobotics aims to perform the most difficult tasks on behalf of the grower: going out into the field to collect data, track growth and monitor pest and disease pressure. These tasks traditionally come with a high labour cost and low accuracy due to human error and few sample points, coupled with poor…

Improvements announced for Avocado Quality Meter

Felix Instruments, an ag-tech instrument developer, has announced major improvements to its latest instrument, the F-751 Avocado Quality Meter. The Avocado Quality Meter, which was released in January 2019, enables avocado growers and packers to accurately and non-destructively estimate the dry matter of…

Pablo Pérez, of Inveseed Creating Seeds:

"We have found an effective solution for seed disinfection"

Inveseed, a research and development company of the Intersemillas group, has found a solution to tackle viruses and/or bacteria in seeds. "We have developed a novel and effective disinfection method against viruses and/or bacteria. It is backed by over three years of research and development in the field…

Shelf-life extension technology for cherries launched in US

Hazel Technologies, Inc., a USDA-funded company developing new shelf-life extension technologies for fresh produce, announced the launch of Hazel® Cherry, a new post-harvest technology for fresh cherries. Cherry packers in the Pacific Northwest successfully piloted the technology, a quarter-sized…

Startup says time is ripe for fleets of drones to help farmers pick fruit

Avocados, mangoes, and apples are on display every morning at the colorful Mahane Yehuda food market in Jerusalem, as well as in many other outdoor and indoor markets across Israel. But what if fruit pickers decided to abandon agriculture and the fruit stands were left empty? Fewer people work in…

Packing robot SmartPackr will provide a breakthrough in technology

The SmartPackr packing robot picks and places the apples with the help of a gentle robot arm, using a special technology that prevents possible damage to the fragile apple…

Solanin-free potatoes by using green light

Manufacturer sees great potential for LED in the potato industry

Potatoes for the food industry and retail must be fresh, crisp and germ-free. Potato storage rooms should be cool, undisturbed and having the right levels of humidity and darkness. Studies and many years of experience in potato logistics show that the use of white light leads to a reduction in the…

Launches CMA CGM eSolutions

CMA CGM unveils its vision for a digital customer journey

Digitization is deeply transforming the world economy and inventing new market rules. It is becoming essential for businesses and individuals to develop new ways of doing…

RAAV Techlabs

Indian gadget detects chemicals in your fruits and vegetables

As a predominantly agricultural economy, India produces 275 million tonnes of food every year, according to a report published by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Unfortunately, a whopping 67 million tonnes of food, valued at Rs920 billion, goes to waste every year during harvesting,…

Tracking in Italy, France, China and Spain

Carrefour to use blockchain for tracking origin of products

In Italy, the use of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology continues to gain traction. Therefore French supermarket group Carrefour is strongly committed to technological innovation in tracking over 20 of its 300 branded products in its supply chain, and plans to achieve tracking of origin (place of…

Argentinian researchers working on an early detection system for HLB

The Huanglongbing disease, or HLB, is considered the most destructive citrus disease and, so far, there is no cure for it. For years, the producers from Tucuman have been…

Carrefour: ‘20% of all in-house products traceable via blockchain by the end of 2019’

Carrefour has implemented blockchain pilots in six countries, including France, Italy, Spain, and China. Customers can access information about the origin of the product…

UK: Bühler wins Queen’s Award for innovative food safety and recycling

Bühler UK Ltd has won the ‘2019 Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation’ in recognition of its pioneering research into camera technology used in sorting machines. The technological breakthrough is being used to drive up food safety controls in the nut and frozen vegetable sectors while also helping to…

QualiTrace to set up drone assembly plant in Ghana

Accra-based traceability and anti-counterfeiting company Qualitrace is putting plans in place to set up an assembly plant for drones in its native country, Ghana. This is to help boost technology usage in the agricultural sector. Ghana is going to host the Alliance for Green Revolution Forum 2019 in…

Unique Australian technology cleaning cool room storages and improving food quality

A unique Australian-developed atmosphere management technology system is proving to be very popular throughout the horticulture sector, with substantial growth in on-farm use across many regions nationally and overseas. Airofresh is a patented highly intense oxidation module, driven by light, and…

Lithium batteries now used in agriculture

The horticultural sector is adapting to respect the environment and reduce energy consumption with an eye to efficiency and savings. With this purpose in mind, Bagioni is equipping various machines with lithium batteries. This innovation will be presented at Macfrut (hall B7 stand 48), especially for…

Italy: Thirteen hectares of lettuce grown on a floating system

All types of lettuce are grown with the floating system on an area of 13 hectares. The whole system is automated to produce salad marketed under the brand name Ninfa. The location is Standiana, (Ravenna), near the large amusement park Mirabilandia, famous in Italy. "Here we also have fun with water - and…

New Zealand: Better AI's mean that 'robocrops' are coming

In New Zealand, as is the case everywhere, the main impediments to adoption of technology are cost, access, and expertise. However, whether it's robotics or artificial intelligence (AI), adoption of new technology is usually quite high; provided, of course, it makes a tangible difference to the…

Precision spraying and crop diagnostics

Ghana: Drones in farming

Ghana has begun the use of drone technologies in farming as it takes steps to digitize and revolutionize its agricultural sector. Amdrone Tech drones are being used in precision farm spraying and in crop diagnostics. Currently, according to Managing Director of Qualitrace, Kenneth Nelson, the drones are being designed in…

99% reduction of bacteria

Argentinians develop a fruit and vegetable cleaner

According to a report recently published by the World Health Organization, people should consume a minimum of 400 grams of fruits and vegetables every day to mitigate nutritional deficiencies and prevent chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. However, to achieve a healthy intake of…

Bananatex: New fabric to replace polyester

The sleek backpacks, now available in stores in Copenhagen and Zurich, started their life in a forest in the Philippines, where banana plant fibres are harvested to turn into…

UK Scientists working on method to sniff out rotten avocados

A team of UK scientists are working to invent a type of portable sniffing device that can detect whether avocados are rotten without breaking the skin and damaging the fruit.…

Home-grown fruits and vegetables are the future

A Belgian architect, specialized in self-sufficiency, created an entirely cultivable and cultivated city. With this, we almost won’t need to go to the supermarket anymore to…

NBN network monitors crop’s interaction with the environment

Australia: Being connected boosts avocado harvest

Being connected via the NBN network, means that Australian avocado growers are able to monitor their crop’s interaction with the environment better than ever before, ultimately leading to increased yields. A search by Daryl Francis, an avocado farmer on the north coast of New South Wales, for technology…

Verstegen introduces new innovation for the fresh produce sector

Verstegen Spices & Sauces is introducing a new innovation for the fresh produce sector - fermented vegetables. The 133-year old family company has always focused on flavour, functionality and sustainability. They’re now entering the market of processed fresh fruit and vegetables in cooperation with…

Chinese vegetable consumers hungry for apps

Amid the rise of food delivery services in China, popular mobile phone apps are quickly reshaping the vegetable market in Beijing. A Beijing woman said she is too exhausted to go to the market after work and the vegetables by then are usually leftovers anyway. So, she now relies heavily on an app to…

National University of Singapore

Detecting fruit ripening hormone ethylene

Ethylene is a plant hormone that regulates a wide range of biological processes. It is associated with the ripening processes in a number of fruits such as apples and pears. Better understanding of the effects of ethylene concentration on the ripening process can lead to improved management of fruit…

Reducing waste along the food chain

Food Freshness Card wins 2019 Gold Edison Award

Can placing a peculiar laminated card inside your fridge keep the edibles inside from spoiling too quickly? A family-owned Boston-based company Nature’s Frequencies claims sticking its $75 Food Freshness Card in the center of a typical sized refrigerator can extend the shelf life of fruits, vegetables…

Cut whole white cabbage in vegetable mixes and in veggie spread

The fresh produce industry has a problem with waste. In fact fruit and veg produce more than any other sector, according to research. That made HDV Groentesnijbedrijf from Losser, the Netherlands, feel uncomfortable and wasteful, even before waste became a social theme. Five years ago, they put their own…

FruitFirm - the new device to test the firmness of cherries and blueberries

The cherry and blueberry season has almost started in the northern hemisphere and with it comes the need for non-invasive quality checks. TR Turoni, which specializes in devices at the service of fresh produce, will present FruitFirm at the next Macfrut fair in Rimini (8th-10th May 2019): a new…

Alliance for Food and Farming

Good results for AFF pesticide residue calculator

The Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) is a non-profit organization comprised of both organic and conventional farmers in the US. The AFF has developed an online pesticide residue calculator to measure the safety of the most popular fruits and vegetables when it concerns pesticide levels. When…

Australia: Goulburn Valley farmer cuts power costs by $62,000 a year

A fruit grower in Victoria’s Goulburn Valley has cut its grid power consumption by one-third, and cuts the annual electricity bill by a whopping $62,000 a year. This was…

Canadian company researches move toward bio-plastic

The Star Group of Companies is researching a move towards bio-plastics in packaging innovation. Using peels and waste from its fresh-cut operation, Sliced FC, The Star Group…

App enables smallholders to be influencers and citizen scientists

When the weather does not want to cooperate, a nation’s farmers are always the first to take the brunt. Quickly obtaining information on the fallout is essential for development agencies, government and farmers organizations to respond efficiently. But poor connectivity and slow flows of information are…

Technical update published by HortGro

Fresh Notes feedback of Packhouse Action Group (PAG) meeting

Load-shedding and load out temperatures The PAG load-shedding workgroup met recently to discuss the impact of load-shedding power cuts on apples and winter pears. The…


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