US confirms China trade talks begin in Washington

Andrew Mayeda, Bloomberg The Trump administration confirmed it will hold two days of talks this ...

Supermarkets and food chains issue warning that Brexit could seriously disrupt food supplies

Britain’s food supply could be seriously disrupted if it leaves the EU without a deal, ...

SA plants smallest maize area since worst drought

South African maize farmers, who historically produce the continent’s biggest harvest, have probably planted the ...

China’s US pork imports plunge in 2018 as trade war bites

Reporting by Dominique Patton, additional reporting by Beijing Newsroom, Reuters China’s imports of pork from ...

Price of petrol, diesel rises in February

The Department of Energy has announced the petrol and diesel price changes for February 2019, ...

How global warming is adding to the health risks of poor people

By Prof Lenore Manderson, Visiting Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies, Brown University, USA, and Distinguished ...

Drought survey: Severe crisis conditions in rural areas

Food security is a hard-won privilege and can easily be lost due to the persistent ...

FMD: SAPPO compartments to play major role

Task teams to soften blow of FMD outbreak A steering committee and three task teams ...

2019 Ensminger Symposium attracts international speakers

The Ensminger Pig Symposiums follow a rich tradition of over 50 years of sharing up ...

How does disease surveillance work?

Dr LAura Roberts, Veterinary Service, Western Cape Disease surveillance is one of the main functions ...

Organic agriculture is going mainstream, but not the way you think it is

One of the biggest knocks against the organics movement is that it has begun to ...

Rise of the ‘megafarms’: How UK agriculture is being sold off and consolidated

If you were to visit the English countryside 15 years ago, you would have found nine ...