VILJOENSKROON, South Africa - South African farmer Cobus van Coller scans the flashing computer screen in the cab of his harvester. As the machine mows down corn stalks, numbers instantly update, giving the precise yield and moisture levels on each part of his field.
CAPE TOWN - South Africa could import maize from Brazil and Argentina, fellow producers of genetically modified maize, to boost local supplies curbed by drought, a senior government official said on Wednesday.
Multinational delegation touring US farming sites, methods
Wilma Aguele, a large-scale agriculture producer from Nigeria, wants to help the “infant” farming industry in her country grow up. She wants the nation, currently a major food importer, to grow enough crops to feed itself. And she wants to take her operation from about 2,000 acres to nearly 5,000.
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