Rather than take away land currently being farmed by successful commercial farmers in South Africa, the Minister of Finance, Tito...
Most cattle sold through abattoirs are feedlotted. This article looks at the basics of feedlotting and how an operator can...
Willem, Jaco and Kolver Mulke produce onions on a large scale near Douglas on the border between the Free State...
An oversupply of garlic on local markets is currently dragging down the producer price.
Next year, Zimbabwe will pay US$53 million (R742 million) in compensation to white farmers whose farms were confiscated over the past 18 years and reallocated to black Zimbabweans.
A new vaccine is being tested by researchers at the University of Edinburgh and the Pirbright Institute in the UK for its efficacy in combating the infectious bronchitis virus in...
A number of indigenous Southern African fish species would be ideal for aquaculture operations. It’s time for serious research into their potential.
Leafroll virus is a serious threat to South Africa’s viticulture industry: it shortens the lifespan of vineyards and has a negative impact on wine quality.
Gideon Milling, a stone ground milling company in the Western Cape, was launched in 2013 by a group of entrepreneurs to improve farmers’ profitability and food security. Aubrey Terblanche and...
Rovic Leers dealers and farmer customers were recently taken on a tour of Kuhn’s impressive factory in Severn, France.
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....
Administering a vaccine to your animals will cost you money. But not vaccinating them will cost you much more.
Producers use breeding values to determine the long-term value of certain animals to their herds.
Producing above the norm is attainable with well-managed hens, says poultry and mixed farming producer Erik Naudé.
The road to becoming a successful poultry farmer is littered with obstacles, but it is possible.
E. coli is potentially fatal to hens and can prove disastrous for a producer. Dr Bernie Beckman, a technical services director at poultry genetics company Hy-Line International, explained at a...
South Africa is world-renowned for its biodiversity conservation and resultant variety of wildlife. However, public opinion is often divided on the subject of wildlife utilisation. Dr George Hughes, former chief...
Demonstration: Artificial insemination (AI) of a cow
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Taltec systems for cattle handling ease
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iSimangaliso hippos sparring
Pinzgauer bull scoops ARC award
Making barbed wire at The Royal Show
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Agri minister calls on farmers to engage with government
Farm workers sing for change
The advantages of traceability systems
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Cat and cow play
Do you have conversations with your animals?