While government needed to provide land, commercial farmers and private enterprises needed to make the production side of emerging enterprises...
An Ankole bull belonging to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa sold for R640 000 at the Ntaba Nyoni auction on Wednesday,...
TAU SA is offering a R100 000 reward to anybody who can prove that any commercial farmer or member of...
Farmers and agribusinesses in the midst of harvesting summer crops and planting winter crops could benefit from a likely decrease in diesel and petrol prices in June 2017.
President Robert Mugabe's cabinet has approved a policy for the government to introduce a US$150 million (R2,5 billion) "command" approach to boost livestock production.
The Fairworld Merino Stud in the Eastern Cape has been at the forefront of genetic fine wool production in South Africa for over a century. It holds the current South...
Flystrike can be just as problematic in horses as in sheep, says Dr Mac.
Farmers invest considerable money and time to produce high-quality fruit and vegetables. Lucien Jansen, CEO of the Perishable Products Export Control Board, South Africa’s export certification agency, spoke to Glenneis...
Drip irrigation systems have a well-deserved reputation for water-efficiency. Although this gives them an obvious advantage in water-scarce South Africa, irrigation specialist, Mark Zartmann, explains that there are several factors...
People living in the Simalaha Community Conservancy in western Zambia have risen out of poverty through the use of conservation agriculture (CA) methods, according to Chrispin Muchindu, CA manager at Peace...
Stellenbosch University is acknowledged as a world leader in research on optimising packaging design for the fruit industry. Prof Linus Opara spoke to Glenneis Kriel about the university’s achievements in...
The McCormick X8 VT Drive is the most powerful tractor ever built by this manufacturer. Joe Spencer reports on its launch at LAMMA, the UK’s premier agricultural machinery show.
Spread by ticks, Congo fever can be fatal for humans if left untreated.
Correct selection is crucial for a high reproduction rate, high weaning weight and low calf mortality in a beef cattle...
Before putting together a feeding schedule, confirm the properties of the available feed.
There are many sources of good cattle, both registered (stud) and commercial. It is best to purchase from a successful...
Special Focus On Nampo 2017
A pollination services charter that aims to protect bees from harmful pesticide misuse was launched at Nampo 2017, in Bothaville, Free State.
A new approach to land restitution and emerging farmer support is needed in South Africa.
Distributing land or houses without tenure was providing a settlement with no capital value, according to political analyst Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
The South African Hunters and Game Conservation Association (SA Hunters) has proposed a number of amendments to the norms and standards for controlling damage-causing animals under the National Environmental Management,...
Livestock production series: How to dehorn cattle
KZN farmer demonstrates cattle dipping process
Drought conditions affecting SA’s bee population
iSimangaliso hippos sparring
Pinzgauer bull scoops ARC award
Making barbed wire at The Royal Show
Harvesting soya beans in KZN's Kamberg Valley
Agri minister calls on farmers to engage with government
Farm workers sing for change
The advantages of traceability systems
SA no-till legend, Ant Muirhead explains the value of soil cover
Cat and cow play
Do you have conversations with your animals?