Dairy

Top young farmer transforms failed land reform project

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

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Dairy cows: healthy animals, healthy profits

The health of dairy cows is directly related to their conception rates and milk production....

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Enzootic bovine leucosis: Dairy’s cancer time bomb

Enzootic bovine leukosis currently represents one of the largest threats to SA’s dairy indust...

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Award-winning Holsteins: ‘Success lies in sire selection’

Holstein farmers, Brett and Grant Puttergill, have proven that sire selection and selective bre...

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Dexter cattle: Ideal for meat and dairy

The Dexter cattle breed is hardy and well-adapted to South Africa's harsh farming conditions....

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Why synthetic mattresses make a real difference

Dairy farmers have used sand and straw as bedding in dairy cow housing sheds for some time, but...

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Kalundu Dairy Farm: Zambia’s biggest dairy

There is enormous demand for locally produced fresh milk and processed milk products in Zambia....

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KwaZulu-Natal dairy farmers’ success challenges

KZN can become SA’s leading dairy supplier, but industry challenges must first be addressed....

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Can once-a-day milking work in South Africa?

OAD milking is becoming increasingly popular in New Zealand, but can it work in SA?...

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Dual-purpose Braunvieh for meat and dairy

Cois Harman believes that the Braunvieh breed is ideal for both beef and milk production....

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Dairy consultant transforming the dairy industry

Jeff Every is shifting mind sets and boosting profitability in the Eastern Cape’s dairy secto...

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The basics of hands-on dairy training

Your Future Dairy Training offers aspiring farmers hands-on and practical training....

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No fall armyworm impact on sugar industry, despite concerns

Despite reports by news agency Bloomberg that fall armyworm (FAW) may soon affect the sugar cane...