Grazing capacity is not the only factor involved in the valuation of grazing land.
An irrigation pump ill-suited to your operation can result in wasted energy and added cost. For the best results, do your homework!
A variety of factors are taken into account when evaluating an orchard or vineyard.
You can find hidden ‘tools’ on your electricity bill to help keep the cost of consumption down.
Regularly checking for tree roots that grow into a borehole, usually just above the water level but as far down as 15m, can save you a lot of trouble.
The value of irrigation land is based on type, soil, distance from water source and orientation.
Although this is a simple form of irrigation said to be ideal for smallholders, it’s actually a lot more difficult to get flood irrigation right than drip irrigation or the...
Regular maintenance of systems is key to a profitable farm. Such maintenance should aim to ensure that all systems run as efficiently as possible at all times.
The Water Act serves to protect, conserve and control the resource for the benefit of the country.
Energy efficiency and the financial savings that accompany it begin with measuring usage. Metering is the only way to achieve this effectively.
The level of a farm’s development will have a significant influence on its open market value.
When purchasing land for farming purposes, climatic factors such as hail and wind must be considered.