The pangolin is the world’s most trafficked mammal, being sought after for its scales for the manufacture of traditional medicine,...
Dr Enslin Coetzee and Issie Liebenberg, the owners of the ZEC Angus stud, breed for efficiency and functionality. They produced...
Livestock producers have been advised to take all possible steps to prevent Rift Valley fever outbreaks in the areas were...
The Land Bank recently announced that Ayanda Kanana, CEO of the Joburg Market, is due to take up the position as CEO of the Land Bank from 2 March.
The decision by the Zimbabwean government to lift the ban on genetically modified (GM) maize imports to increase supplies after a poor local harvest season, could benefit South African farmers.
Hundreds of farmers gathered in front of the European Commission building in Brussels, Belgium on Thursday to protest against cuts to the budget for the common agricultural policy (CAP).
This popular indigenous breed is a hardy and muscular all-rounder that excels in many equestrian sports, says Dr Mac.
The owner of a small farm has to find innovative ways to remain financially viable. Natalie Turck of Wildebraam Berry Estate spoke to Glenneis Kriel about how she and her...
Diversifying a farming operation by adding a high-income niche crop is an effective way to utilise a small piece of spare land. Lindi Botha looks at four products that are...
Kubota has partnered with Escorts Ltd to produce the E-Kubota tractor range, which caters to all farmers, regardless of scale. These tractors are sure to find a ready market in...
This locally developed, dual-purpose meat and white wool breed thrives in semi-arid regions.
This breed matures early, producing meat with a high ratio of lean meat to fat. This makes it an attractive...
Ngunis have excellent breeding potential, renowned resistance to tick-borne livestock diseases, and outstanding maternal ability. But feedlots often offer unattractive...
The Kalahari Red breed has a fine head, lob ears, round horns that are bent backwards, and tender meat.
Unlike other legumes, the pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) has been largely neglected by science. This was according to Dr Alina Mofokeng, a researcher at the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) -...
Grain sorghum is not just for making soft porridge; it has many other uses. Climate change has sparked renewed interest in the crop in South Africa, says Prof John Taylor...
Many SA farmers are unaware of the profitability and other benefits of pulses such as cowpea, groundnut and soya bean. As a result, these plants are neglected as crop alternatives,...
Instead of competing with the giant wine brands, Jacques and Saretha Conradie take advantage of the location of Vogelsang farm to put their wines and estate on the map.
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
Agribusiness Africa Conference 2018
Farmer's Weekly joins Xtractor Around the World Tour
Agribusiness Africa Conference
Drought conditions affecting SA’s bee population
iSimangaliso hippos sparring
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?