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Small-scale farmers - preparing for unity

Small-scale farmers have a role to play in the modern economy, but they must first get their act together.
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The grazing question

Choosing an appropriate veld management system for your farm can be tricky and expensive. Roelof Bezuidenhout provides some tips.
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Getting more mileage out of old tyres

They have a multitude of uses on a farm, says Roelof Bezuidenhout.
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The challenges of leadership

Being a farm manager is a demanding job. Roelof Bezuidenhout provides helpful tips on how to succeed.
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Farm workers - choosing the best person

Farmers who don’t put much effort into interviewing prospective new employees are looking for trouble, warns Roelof Bezuidenhout.
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Save to minimise risk

Money in the bank could help you through troubled times.
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Farm mapping (2)

Ecologist and farm planner Ben Breedlove takes Roelof Bezuidenhout through the final steps in this process, which can boost your profits.
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Farm mapping (1)

It can be both rewarding and fun to draw a picture of what your enterprise looks like now and what it could look like once you have made some well-planned changes. Ecologist and farm planner Ben Breedlove told Roelof Bezuidenhout how to go about it.
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Carving up your farm

Thinking of subdividing? Beware! You could run into serious legal problems.
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How to calculate cash flow

An accurate record of your cash flow is important for your business to succeed. A basic knowledge of addition and subtraction is all you need to draw one up, writes Susan Pletts.
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