Jan 2020

Alert: Fall Armyworm Confirmed in South Africa

Centurion, 24 January 2020 CropLife SA has learned about the outbreak of the dreaded Fall Armyworm (FAW) in maize in the area between Badplaas and Carolina in Mpumalanga. It is likely to be found in other provinces such as North West, Limpopo, Gauteng, the Free State, northern parts of KwaZulu-Natal and some parts of the […]

Media Release: Army Worms outbreak in Zambezi Oshana and Oshikoto

The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry of the Republic of Namibia has issued a media release on 22 January 2020 regarding the Army worms outbreak in Zambezi, Oshana and Oshikoto. Click here to download the document.

CropLife SA Lepidoptera Alert

Current weather patterns in southern Africa may be conducive to the outbreak of certain insect pests. Moist air from the tropics may bring another infestation of the fall armyworm into the Limpopo, North West, Free State and Northern Cape provinces while the current conditions in these provinces and KwaZulu-Natal are conducive to the outbreak of […]

The Crop Circular – Fourth Edition

CropLife South Africa has released the fourth issue of the Crop Circular.  In this issue, we cover topics such as MRLs, farm worker safety, how agrochemical labels are determined and innovations in agriculture. Click here to download the document or here to view it online. We would love to hear from you, so please forward any comments, suggestions or […]