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SAMAC and Southern Natal Macadamia Association
Southern Natal Macadamia Association Study Group 25 June 2019

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Australian macadamia producer fined for failure to maintain accurate spray records
A macadamia producer in New South Wales, Australia was investigated after authorities received reports that the company sprayed chemicals in windy conditions. During the investigation it came to light that the company did not have accurate spray records...

Mosquito bugs
Mosquito bugs

Fact Sheet: Mosquito bugs (Helopeltis spp.)
Helopeltis spp, commonly known as mosquito or mirid bugs are important pests of crops such as tea, cashew nuts, cacao, guava and cotton globally.

Meet Dr Mono Mashaba and Ms Safiyya Patel
Dr Mono Mashaba: SAMAC External Director: Portfolio Market AccessMs Safiyya Patel: SAMAC External Director: Portfolio Transformation


Feedback from the Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer Steering Committee Meeting
The Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer Steering Committee (Directorate Plant Health) met on 29 May 2019 to discuss surveillance, control, legislation and awareness.

The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council, INC
The International Nut and...

SAMAC Commercial Newsletter
INC Feedback ReportLizel Pretorius, CEO of SAMAC and Myles Osborn, SAMAC Commercial Director, recently travelled to Florida in the USA to attend the INC XXXVIII World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress held from the 23rd to the 25th of May 2019. The Congress...


Feedback from the Tree Nut Working Group
On Tuesday, 30 April 2019 the Tree Nut Working Group met to discuss the agrochemical needs of the macadamia, almond, hazel, pistachio, pecan and walnut industries.