Pollinator Safety

Pollinator Safety

Do’s Always follow the label instructions and pay special attention to pollinator warnings or precautions. Interrogate Agri-Intel (www.agri-intel.com) for pesticides that are registered for the purposes required; the labels are, however, the final port of call...
Digging into SA’s soaring food prices

Digging into SA’s soaring food prices

Introduction It will come as no surprise to most readers that the economy has, in recent months, been ravaged by rising food prices off the back of various drivers including climatic factors, geopolitical factors and, in the local context, South African-specific...
Butternut Squash Fritters

Butternut Squash Fritters

Savory bites These Butternut Squash Fritters are not just a recipe; they’re a celebration on a plate that brings together the comforting essence of the season. Whether enjoyed as a delightful appetizer or a side dish at your next gathering, these fritters are...
Nu-Film P – Deposition on Onion Leaves

Nu-Film P – Deposition on Onion Leaves

Introduction Onions (Allium cepa) are herbaceous biennial plants and can be propagated anywhere in South Africa. However, the main production areas are located in the Northern and Western Cape, Free State, North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces mostly under...
Asco-Gro on Citrus

Asco-Gro on Citrus

Introduction Recent editions of Hygrotech Forum (Volume 1 2019 and Volume 2 2020) reported on the successful inclusion of Asco-Gro (Reg. no. K6714 of Act 36 of 1947) during the reproductive growth stage of soybean production. Asco-Gro consists of kelp extracts (with...