The black Boerboel is now, again, officially accepted as part of the Boerboel breed, and can again be sold and...
A survey by Agri SA and its provincial affiliates has started to lift the lid on the extent of corruption...
The Agribusiness Africa Conference, brought to you by Farmer’s Weekly, will take place on 4 and 5 July at Emperors...
Zimbabwe is evaluating the efficacy of a new, more energy-efficient method of curing tobacco with a view to switching from traditional approaches that burn too much coal and firewood.
New Zealand’s plan to be to predator-free by 2050, has suffered a blow, following a legal challenge from a small group of opponents.
Father-and-son team Francoais Schutte Sr and Jr breed buffalo on their farm near Theunissen in the Free State. They are passionate about the species and say that commercial buffalo breeding...
Jeandré du Preez visited Derick van Zyl, estate manager of the farm, Esperanto, in the Koue Bokkeveld, to learn about cherry production in that province, and what makes this crop...
In 2013, Ceres Fruit Growers (CFG) installed solar panels on the roof of its controlled atmosphere rooms to reduce its load on the municipal grid. Rahim Hassan, manager of engineering...
According to the Ruminant Veterinary Association of South Africa, vaccination is crucial in preventing illness in animals.
Every animal is unique, and stock handling can leave distinct marks on individual animals. These two facts can be used...
Ensure that you have the right facilities: a crush pen, a neck clamp and a squeeze chute.
Spread by ticks, Congo fever can be fatal for humans if left untreated.
Highlights from Agribusiness Africa conference 2017 #FWAgbizAfrica
Since October 2016, half the world’s population has been connected to the Internet. However, at only 30%, the number of connected people in Africa is still lower than the world...
Farmers, politicians, as well as agribusiness people from all over Africa attended the 2017 Agribusiness Africa Conference brought to you by Farmer's Weekly. In case you missed out, we compiled...
Speaking at the Farmer’s Weekly’s Agribusiness Africa Conference held at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, this week, Derek Hanekom, former minister of tourism and current Member of Parliament gave a brief...
Consumers face a barrage of confusing, sometimes dubious, claims on food labels. This could end up harming consumer trust in the food value chain, and substantially damaging the industry and...
Agritourism can offer farmers an ideal avenue for diversifying their agricultural enterprises while earning additional income. In a four-part series, Julinda Schroeder examines the advantages and disadvantages of establishing a tourism...
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?