The Barui-Driehoek Co-op was the ARC’s 2017 National Small-Scale Commercial Livestock Producer of the Year. Annelie Coleman visited the owners,...
“Strategically located land will be released to address human settlement needs in urban and peri-urban areas,” South African President Cyril...
Viking Farming near East London in the Eastern Cape is a small but intensive vegetable operation that supplies supermarkets and...
South Africa set a new record for the amount of frozen broiler meat that was brought into the country last year, importing R6 billion worth of chicken.
Danene van der Westhuyzen, president of the Namibia Professional Hunters’ Association (NAPHA), was recently elected to serve on the international organisation Dallas Safari Club’s (DSC) newly formed Conservation Advisory Board...
World Pulses Day, a global event aimed at raising awareness about the multiple benefits of pulses, is being celebrated today. READ Data sharing in the fresh...
The showing of cattle is often used by stud breeders to market their animals. However, as genetic values become more prominent as a tool to improve the performance of herds,...
Many people who enjoy lettuce in their salad may not be aware that it can be a fairly challenging crop to grow commercially. Dicky and Koshik Sitaram, whose family have...
Agri Western Cape’s Young Farmer of the year for 2018, Johann de Wet of De Wetshof Wine Estate, tells Glenneis Kriel how he and his brother, Peter, are keeping their...
The official launch of the latest Krone Big X forage harvester took place in Germany in September 2018. Joe Spencer reports on this advanced machine.
Animal health is a cornerstone of successful farming, and at some point all livestock farmers need to inject their animals....
Breeding is not always the best way to make money in livestock farming. You might profit more by buying young...
Rest and nutrition are both key to ensuring conception, good health and maximum profit.
If branding is carried out poorly, it can lead to infection, muscle damage, and brands that are difficult to read....
Recording the reproduction of your ewe flocks during each breeding season will help you identify potential fertility problems.
Many people think that growing new plants or trees from cuttings should be left to qualified horticulturists. In fact, this technique is relatively simple, says Shane Brody.
The objectives outlined in your business plan must be realistic and achievable, with the strengths and weaknesses properly identified and analysed.
Demonstration: Artificial insemination (AI) of a cow
Potato farming: Award-winning farmer, Zama Buthelezi, shows us how
Message to young women in agriculture: "be innovative"
Taltec systems for cattle handling ease
Livestock production series: How to dehorn cattle
KZN farmer demonstrates cattle dipping process
Drought conditions affecting SA’s bee population
iSimangaliso hippos sparring
Pinzgauer bull scoops ARC award
Making barbed wire at The Royal Show
Harvesting soya beans in KZN's Kamberg Valley
Agri minister calls on farmers to engage with government
Farm workers sing for change
The advantages of traceability systems
SA no-till legend, Ant Muirhead explains the value of soil cover
Cat and cow play
Do you have conversations with your animals?