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A call to wear black in tribute to murdered farmers

A call to wear black in tribute to murdered farmers

A farm manager from Franschhoek in the Western Cape, Chris Loubser, has posted an emotional video filmed in his bakkie on social media, calling on all South Africans to wear...
Getting started with brinjals

Getting started with brinjals

The brinjal or eggplant is a species of nightshade, and therefore related to the potato and tomato.
Fuel price increases hitting farmers hard

Fuel price increases hitting farmers hard

The price rise of inland diesel – from R11,42/ℓ to R12,12/ℓ since the beginning of 2017 – has had a cumulative effect on production input costs that has affected the...
Crime stats show an increase in stock theft

Crime stats show increase in stock theft

National crime statistics were released today for the period April 2016 to March 2017.
Modern-boozy-berry-trifle

Modern boozy berry trifle

Here's our take on the traditional trifle, mixed with the secret ingredient... Amarula Cream. Try this delicious recipe now.
Cooking wild guinea fowl with sherry and red wine

Cooking wild guinea fowl with sherry and red wine

My first guinea fowl of the year was klapped by an Isuzu on a dirt road near Karkloof. The next two were expertly hunted by a good friend and perished...
Turkey for Christmas lunch

Turkey for Christmas lunch

A large Christmas lunch takes time to prepare. Here, we use standard industrial time and motion methods to speed up production while maintaining quality.

Avoid bacterial diseases in green beans

Bacterial diseases are a menace to all crops, because unlike the case with fungal diseases, we have few means of controlling them.
Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie

A pie? How can something so sweet be a pie? Where are the four-and-twenty blackbirds? Instead, here’s heaven in a dessert bowl. Sure tastes better than those blackbirds.

Producing butternuts: Spacing, yield, diseases

The essentials of growing butternuts are similar to those of other cucurbits. Spacing may vary, however, depending on the cultivar. Some butternuts are compact growers, while others produce long runners.

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Courts order municipalities to adhere to commonage rules

Courts order municipalities to adhere to commonage rules

Two recent court rulings on commonages have outlined the rights of those using the areas, as well as the responsibilities of official custodians.
Bonsmara Bull

Learn about beef BLUP basics

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