Crop rotation is one of the most basic principles of vegetable production. It helps to break disease cycles and improve soil health, and should be practised by every farmer who...
The wide variety of natural products now available is enough to confuse any farmer. Here are some tips to help you make an informed decision.
To control this hardy grass species successfully, you have to stay vigilant, stresses Bill Kerr.
It is crucial to destroy every single example of this dangerous weed, stresses Bill Kerr. Leaving out plants can be a very costly error.
South Africa is well-suited for pecan nut production, but certain factors will determine the value of your orchard.
Black stem, early blight and powdery mildew are all significant threats to a tomato crop.
The tomato is a versatile and popular crop that is relatively easy to grow. But it’s targeted by a number of pests.
There are two insects and four diseases that SA avocado producers should particularly watch out for.
Tomatoes are not difficult to grow. Here are useful tips on how to produce an even better crop.
It’s the world’s most prolific weed, and we have two species of it here in South Africa, says Bill Kerr.
Certain weeds are more of a risk to crops and veld than others. Leaving them to gain a foothold can have disastrous results, says Bill Kerr.
Farmers often struggle to grow crops for food, yet weeds flourish on their own without any effort on our part. Bill Kerr explains why.