Anti-meat and anti-milk activists have focused steadfastly on the negatives of the livestock industry. Yet livestock and dairy farmers have done precious little to defend animal farming from these attacks.
No one is born a skilled manager, but there’s a wealth of knowledge available to help you grow into one. In short, you don’t need to reinvent the wheel!
Captain Queeg of the USS Caine displayed the worst possible characteristics of leadership. If you look in the mirror, do you see any signs of some of his worst excesses...
We forget that co-ops laid the foundation for many of South Africa’s present-day commercial farmers. Small-scale farmers stand little chance of surviving without them.
Media reports have created the impression that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recommends a reduction in meat and dairy consumption to mitigate climate change. This is simply not true.
Irrigation water in South Africa is at a premium. Instead of investing in hugely expensive digital technology or relying on inaccurate intuition, use this old-fashioned, yet accurate, method to schedule...
It’s been a rough period for optimists, so take a trip to Hoedspruit.It’s an instant cure for pessimism about South Africa.
The trend in rich countries towards vegetarian and vegan diets will not result in higher demand for fresh fruit and vegetables.
If hard times are forcing you to think of switching to a different crop, Porter’s Five Forces can help show you the way forward.
It’s high-time to bring some perspective to the debate about the merits of ‘grass-fed’ beef (extensive production) versus ‘grain-fed’ beef (intensive).
What’s your leadership style? Is it right for your organisation? There’s no need to be rigid; learn to adapt your style to the circumstances and task at hand.
RecruitAgri is a unique and rigorous training model designed to produce top-quality managers for agricultural enterprises. Farmers in all sectors would benefit by emulating it.