Monthly Archives: February 2000

Re-engineering the agricultural industry

When one hears supposedly well educated people raising questions like “Agriculture is dead isn’t it?”, it makes one realize that more effective communication with the public is necessary if the local agricultural industry is to be treated with the respect that it deserves. It is a major contributor to the local economy from the point of view of use of our precious natural resource “arable land”, food security, foreign exchange savings and earnings, as well as protection of the environment. Continue reading