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AgroScout teams up with AECI Plant Health across Africa
Agosto 30, 2022
With almost 10 billion people to feed by 2050 and food production threatened by declining resources, global food security faces an immense challenge that needs to be addressed.
Sudáfrica: McCain Foods anuncia su segunda Granja del Futuro
Julio 04, 2022
McCain Foods Limited ha presentado planes para una segunda Granja del Futuro en Sudáfrica, como parte de su campaña para reducir las emisiones de carbono y abordar los impactos del cambio climático.
South Africa Potato Production Receives Added Protection with New Generation Fungicide of Corteva Agroscience
Mayo 20, 2022
Corteva Agriscience launched Zorvec Encantia, a new fungicide that specifically targets late blight, a detrimental pathogen currently compromising potato growth in South Africa. The solution, based on Zorvec active, is the first member of a novel class of fungicides.
Potato farmers in South Africa set to benefit from mobile data sharing app
Enero 23, 2022
The potato industry in South Africa is investing in various technologies to improve its sustainability and is in the process of developing a mobile app to improve communication with members.
Monitoring improves potato tuber moth control
Septiembre 23, 2021
Potato tuber moth can be a potato producer’s nightmare. Fortunately, InteliGro’s extremely effective monitoring system not only help to control this pest successfully but allows producers to manage risks and reduce input costs over time.
Expiration of anti-dumping tariffs on fries leaves South African potato industry vulnerable
Julio 28, 2021
Anti-dumping tariffs on frozen French fries imported from the Netherlands and Germany have expired, leaving the South African potato industry vulnerable to ‘dumping’.
New Potatoes South Africa awareness campaign highlights resilience
Abril 27, 2021
Potatoes South Africa (PSA) has launched a bold new awareness campaign in a bid to create perspective about the resilience and performance of the potato industry’s stakeholders in the country, especially in the context of South Africa recently marking the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 disruption.
Sustainable potato farming in South Africa reduces costs as well
Febrero 11, 2021
Managing plant health and strict water monitoring have paved the way to success for AL 3 Boerdery in Dendron, Limpopo.
McCain Foods South Africa appoints new managing director
Febrero 04, 2021
McCain Foods South Africa has appointed Unathi Mhlatyana as its new managing director (MD) effective yesterday. Mhlatyana brings more than 20 years experience in the FMCG industry, having previously been employed in leadership roles with Pepsico and SAB/AB InBev.
Willie Jacobs appointed as CEO of Potatoes South Africa (PSA)
Febrero 01, 2021
Willie Jacobs took over the leadership of Potatoes Potatoes South Africa (PSA) as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) after Dr. André Jooste, who as part of his career planning, left the organization after 9 years.
Key Technology and Heat and Control Form Strategic Partnership in South Africa and Sub-Saharan
Noviembre 10, 2020
Key Technology, Inc. and Heat and Control Pty Ltd. announce an extension of their existing strategic partnership, supporting customers in Australia, New Zealand and India, to now include the region of South Africa and Sub-Saharan.
André Jooste is leaving Potatoes South Africa
Noviembre 10, 2020
Dr. André Jooste, an agricultural economist who joined Potatoes South Africa eight years ago as chief executive officer, is leaving the organization at the end of the month for personal reasons.