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The importance of a business plan

The importance of a business plan for farming

You wouldn’t drive a car without a steering wheel. So why run a farm without a business plan?
Employee incapacity in the workplace

Employee incapacity in the workplace

Few employers can afford to employ staff members who are unable to perform their duties to their full capacity.
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Learn how to Brix it

This unit of measurement is invaluable for both crop farmers and livestock producers.
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Farm security: crucial tips to improve safety

Security advisor Henk Boshoff says that farmers should avoid becoming soft targets for potential farm attackers. He spoke to Gerhard Uys about making a farm and its surrounding communities safer.
size-of-land

Estimating the size of your land

It’s easy to calculate the size of your plot. All it takes is a bit of patience and simple arithmetic. Here’s how to do it.

Eskom power lines and you – Part 2

Eskom has the right to enter your property at any time. Gerhard Uys spoke to Eskom’s Arthur Smith about what this entails.

Eskom power lines and you – Part 1

Eskom has the right to enter your property at any time to build or fix power lines. Gerhard Uys spoke to Arthur Smith of Eskom’s Mpumalanga unit about what this...
grain season

Getting the basics right for the new grain season

From an agricultural perspective, the 2015/2016 grain production season will probably force many farmers to take an in-depth look at their strategies.

How resilience can bring peace of mind to a farmer

Coping with adversity is not the same as being resilient, says Roelof Bezuidenhout.
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Future of farming: are you up for the challenge?

Think carefully before choosing farming as a career, urges Roelof Bezuidenhout.

Improved efficiency with heat pumps

If managed correctly, a heat pump can be an affordable and effective alternative to the hot water cylinder or geyser.

Understanding risk assessment

Good risk assessment can help decision-makers see more clearly, writes Roelof Bezuidenhout.

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