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Getting the basics right for the new grain season

From an agricultural perspective, the 2015/2016 grain production season will probably force man...

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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....

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Improved efficiency with heat pumps

If managed correctly, a heat pump can be an affordable and effective alternative to the hot wat...

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Understanding risk assessment

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

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Energy efficiency: the easiest way to save

South Africans are blasé about how they spend energy. However, saving energy is always cheaper...

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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 ...

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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 be...

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The benefits of insulation

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

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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...

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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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Volatile rand to continue putting pressure on agri prices

Exchange rate fluctuations will continue to influence commodity prices in 2017 and could create ...