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New UP project to support South African dairy industry

A new project by researchers at the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria tackles some of the big unanswered questions regarding mastitis treatment failure at South African dairies.

International Mother Language Day

Today we celebrate International Mother Language Day. The theme for 2017 is mother tongue and multilingual education with a focus on celebrating and respecting cultural diversity and multilingualism.

Why it's hard to control the Fall armyworm in southern Africa

The Fall armyworm poses a serious threat to African agriculture and food security, and according to Prof Kerstin Kruger, its arrival is a particularly heavy blow for southern Africa which is just recovering from a severe drought.