A friend I met through our mutual interest in farming recently introduced me to the book Letters to a Young...
At a recent poultry production course hosted by the Agricultural Research Council and presented by Paulus Sape and July Mahlangu,...
Sunflower’s consistent yield and drought-tolerance make it an attractive crop for SA’s dryland regions. It also has a relatively long...
As part of the ‘My Hippo Story’ competition the manufacturers of Hippo Mills, ABC Hansen, asked Hippo hammer mill owners to share their stories of how Hippo had impacted their...
A statement issued by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), following its 86th general session in Paris recently, highlighted a number of the current major animal health threats around...
Stefan Erasmus, the 2017 Toyota/AgriSA Eastern Cape Young Farmer, has boosted his Merino weaning rate more than 30% by lambing in a closed system. Mike Burgess visited him near Middelburg...
Lucerne is one of the most important hay crops in South Africa, but differences in quality can have a marked effect on livestock performance and profitability, especially in the dairy...
Six years ago, Michelle Adelman, named Africa’s Most Influential Woman in the category for Business and Professional Services by CEO Global in 2017, started the boutique project development and impact...
To be profitable, a dairy herd must be in good shape. It’s therefore crucial to be able to recognise a...
When rounding off cattle for slaughter, you can either grow and mix feed on the farm or buy ready-mixed feed....
A number of diseases and conditions can result in cattle and other ruminants being unable to stand up.
Manure can be used to produce biogas, electricity and fertiliser. In the process, you will recycle nutrients and increase profits...
Organisers are celebrating yet another record-breaking event after visitor numbers to Nampo Harvest Day 2018 increased for the sixth consecutive year.
Policy certainty formed the root of successful land reform. This was according to Simba Makoni, who had been the minister of finance and economic development in former President Robert Mugabe...
The organisers of Nampo, one of the largest agricultural exhibitions in South Africa, say the premises near Bothaville in the Free State are already a hive of activity as exhibitors...
EcoTraining, a South Africa-based company, has helped more than 11 000 people from around the world qualify as nature guides, and its graduates are sought after by the ecotourism industry....
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?