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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.
future of farming

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.

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.

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...

Advice on how to conduct a meeting

Whether you’re in a co-op or just one of a few farmers getting together to buy inputs at a better price, knowing how to run a meeting will contribute to...

The benefits of insulation

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

Grazing and land value

Grazing capacity is not the only factor involved in the valuation of grazing land.

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Dealing with eelworm

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