Technical - How to - business
Energy efficiency: the easiest way to save

South Africans are blasé about how they spend energy. However, saving energy is always cheaper than generating it.
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Agendas and minutes: commonly used meeting procedures

Whether you’re in a co-op or one of a few farmers getting together to buy inputs at a better price, knowing how to run a meeting will contribute to your project’s success.
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Maths vital for profitable farming

We can't escape maths, so learn to love it, because it's something you can't do without when it comes to running your business successfully, writes Susan Pletts.
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The benefits of insulation

Insulating is a relatively simple and affordable procedure. And it saves a significant amount of electricity.
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Grazing and land value

Grazing capacity is not the only factor involved in the valuation of grazing land.
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The importance of pump selection

An irrigation pump ill-suited to your operation can result in wasted energy and added cost. For the best results, do your homework!
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Evaluating an orchard

A variety of factors are taken into account when evaluating an orchard or vineyard.
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Tools for better energy efficiency

You can find hidden ‘tools’ on your electricity bill to help keep the cost of consumption down.
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Cleaning your borehole

Regularly checking for tree roots that grow into a borehole, usually just above the water level but as far down as 15m, can save you a lot of trouble.
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Valuing irrigation lands on a farm

The value of irrigation land is based on type, soil, distance from water source and orientation.
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