A US academic believes farming to be one of the most stressful occupations in the world. “Profits are uncertain. Producers must adapt to rapid technological advances and consumer expectations.
STEP 1: Adopt mixed farming methods
According to expert Bruce Gibson, the three golden rules for broiler house management are look, listen and smell. This week Lloyd Phillips reports on the importance of close observation.
Arts and crafts can provide struggling new farmers with much-needed extra income, but this trade can often be full of disappointments, says Roelof Bezuidenhout.
To make your farming dreams come true, create an action plan, says Peter Hughes.
Any container that once held pesticides or chemicals can be dangerous and must be properly disposed of.
Do you want to make good money from broilers? Follow this useful advice from an expert.
Choosing the wrong enterprise for your farm can ruin the land and quickly lead to poverty, writes Roelof Bezuidenhout.
Farms need to be managed carefully to make a profit. Let’s take a closer look the meaning of ‘profit’ and how to ensure your farm always makes a profit.
In the 1970s, a Tzaneen farmer started growing a small but tasty variety of pawpaw called a papino.
Most farmers as provisional taxpayers, so it’s important to understand the concept, says Susan Pletts.
With its hybrid vigour, this is a superb cross-breeder.