Implement a record keeping system as soon as you move on to your new farm says Susan Pletts.
Buyers often forget that they must pay the ‘tax’ portion of the purchase price of the farm, cautions Susan Pletts.
Base the decision to buy a farm on sound business principles, not on emotion and sentiment, cautions Susan Pletts.
Land Bank’s REM financing package has some tough requirements, and many readers have asked for some of these to be clarified, writes Susan Pletts.
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.