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Top young farmer transforms failed land reform project

Dairy farmer, Tshilidzi ‘Chilli’ Matshidzula, the Eastern Cape’s Agri SA Toyota Young Farm...

Aquaculture 101: the advantages of greenhouse tunnels

Want cost-effective heating for your aquaculture system? Nothing beats greenhouse tunnels....

Paint, pinto or piebald?

The old English terms for a white horse with black patches and a white horse with chestnut or ba...

Crops

Hi-tech innovation revolutionises a Limpopo citrus farm

When Stefan and Anné Pretorius established Katlego Sitrus more than a decade ago, they decided ...

Pecan nut profits: well worth the wait!

Growing pecan nuts requires long-term commitment. Dries Duvenhage of Hartswater in the Northern ...

Staying competitive at the markets

I paid an early morning visit to the Joburg Market recently. It was an icy Tuesday, and the plac...

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Dormer sheep: for the greatest return on your investment

Danie Thomas, a young Dormer stud farmer in Kroonstad, achieved the highest prices ever in South...

How Dohne Merino & medics can boost wheat income

Market volatility and climatic risks have resulted in an increasing number of grain producers in...

Sound management key to laparoscopy success

Elnora Crous explains to Glenneis Kriel how laparoscopic insemination has helped to accelerate g...

Lifestyle

A unique ‘glass house’ design

Christine and her husband want to build a three-bedroom home on one level, with open-plan living...

Retired farmer delves into Kei River’s rock art history

Fascination with South Africa’s rock art heritage has drawn Victor Biggs to more than 2 000 si...

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