Sectors - Conservation agriculture
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Some facts about Dodder

Dodder is a major threat to Sericea, and demands rigorous control. Neglecting the problem can lead to a drastic reduction in forage yield.
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Back to Bana?

This claimed ‘miracle grass’ is out of fashion. But it shouldn’t be, as it has several obvious advantages.
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Can high-value game improve your veld?

The answer depends on how you manage your animals – and whether you buy a special kind of grazer.
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A win,win, win forestry practice

Biological agro-forestry has the potential to treble carrying capacity – and boost profits.
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Transforming forestry

Farming timber the biological way and adding cattle will boost your profit.
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Turning the conservation tide on the Agulhas Plain

The Nuwejaars Wetland Special Management Area (SMA) is an innovative, farmer-driven solution to balancing commercial farming with conservation. Denene Erasmus visited farmers in the SMA to learn more about this groundbreaking initiative.
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Sericea or crown vetch?

Decide for yourself which of these two robust legumes will be best suited to your situation.
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Crown vetch - amazing persistence

Crown vetch is a robust legume suitable for many regions in South Africa.
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Grazing and burning to maintain biodiversity

In this second part of our series on managing grasslands for biodiversity, grassland ecologist Dr Richard Lechmere-Oertel discusses guidelines and treatments for various systems.
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Quagga rebreeding: a success story

Until recently, it was believed that the last quagga died in Amsterdam Zoo in 1883. Today, however, this iconic animal is alive and back in the Western Cape. How was it possible to revive an animal from extinction? Keri Harvey speaks to the Quagga Project’s Craig Lardner.
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