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Wetter conditions lure beetles to macs

Wetter conditions lure beetles to macs

Pictured above: Coleoptera Nitidulidae Some macadamia processors are counting the cost of increasing incidences of sap beetle or dried fruit beetle Carpophilus spp. (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) on nuts coming into their plants.   While little research exists on the...

Dorran Bungay headlines SA-hosted International Macadamia Symposium

Dorran Bungay headlines SA-hosted International Macadamia Symposium

The Macadamia’s Lindi Botha poses questions to keynote speaker Dorran Bungay about his career and what he believes the future holds for efficient and sustainable nut processing. When and how did your macadamia nut journey start? My introduction was in 1981, when I...

Water use licencing changes will limit empowerment – AgriSA

Water use licencing changes will limit empowerment – AgriSA

South Africa’s commercial agriculture representative body Agri SA has submitted comprehensive comments on the government’s proposed water use licence regulations, saying aspects of the draft regulations are unconstitutional and contradict existing law. Earlier this...