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Crop Industry News: Swaziland

22 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Swaziland Favourable Conditions for Swaziland Cropping Season
SWAZILAND - Land preparation and planting of cereal crops, to be harvested from April/May 2015, is underway....
02 December 2013
Crop Industry News from Swaziland Planting of 2014 Crops Benefiting from Favourable Weather Conditions
SWAZILAND - Land preparation and planting of the 2014 cereal crops, mainly maize, began in October. Rains have generally been average since October 2013, which marks the start of the rainy season,...
24 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Swaziland Swaziland's Sugar Production to Increase through Irrigation Project
SWAZILAND - For the 2012/13 season (April to March), USDA forecasts that sugarcane production in Swaziland will increase to 5.2 million tons, as additional land will be planted to sugarcane,...
10 September 2010
Crop Industry News from Swaziland Distribution To Resume As Maize Arrives
SWAZILAND – Shipments of white maize have finally arrived in the southern African nation Swaziland, with plans for the procured grain to be distributed to drought-affected families in the country...
09 June 2009
Crop Industry News from Swaziland Doubt Cast over Biofuel 'Wonder Crop' Jatropha
SWAZILAND - Biofuels produced from jatropha may be competing with food production for land and water, a new report by Friends of the Earth reveals today as the Jatropha World Summit begins in...
27 December 2007
Crop Industry News from Swaziland UN Calls for ban on biofuel production
SWAZILAND - United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food Jean Ziegler has called for a five-year suspension on biofuel production....

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