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August 28th, 2015 / iafrica.com, South Africa

thumb.aspxAgriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana said genetically modified farming techniques are being developed by his department and should be adopted by the industry. “We are working with the department of technology in finding new methods by which we can improve new cultivars, the new seeds that are 20 percent resistant to drought.” Grain SA CEO Jannie De Villiers said climate change will only worsen in the future and farmers must adapt. See more