Shepherd’s purse and sow thistle are weeds that are hard to eradicate once established, says Bill Kerr.
Before the introduction of chemical fertilisers, farmers all over the world, including those in South Africa, used manure to restore the fertility of their lands.
Dealing with powdery mildew, fusarium wilt, aphids and other threats to your crop.
Follow these useful tips on fertilising, irrigating, harvesting and storing your crop.
Cucurbits that are round and orange are pumpkins. Those of other shapes and colours are squashes. Here are useful general tips on growing cucurbits.
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.