Top performance bulls were showcased at the ARC National Special Performance Test Class recently at the Spring Show. Watch the video to find out what makes a top performance bull.
Dehorned cattle are easier to work with, house and transport. The chances of bruising is lessened, as is the danger of injury to udders, flanks and eyes, as well as to anyone working with the animals.
Farmer’s Weekly visited farmer, PJ Hassard, on his Silvasands Farm in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal, to learn about how the adaptability of Brahman beef cattle genetics has benefitted PJ’s commercial beef enterprise.
Fears have been expressed that the ongoing drought in parts of South Africa is set to hit the country’s honey bee populations, and that in turn will affect agricultural output.
A contingent of journalists from various media in KwaZulu-Natal recently toured drought-stricken Lake St Lucia, in the world heritage site iSimangaliso Wetland Park.
At the recent ARC National Special Performance Test Class Awards, Bertie van Zyl’s Pinzgauer bull was named the top performing bull in a line-up of 15 contenders. Farmer’s Weekly editor, Alita van der Walt spoke to head judge Martin Seyfferdt about how the winning bull was.
Farmer’s Weekly journalist, Lloyd Phillips, and his wife, Leigh, were invited by the Royal Agricultural Society of Natal to once again judge a section...
Farmer’s Weekly journalist, Lloyd Phillips, recently attended the 96th AGM of the Kamberg Valley Association in KwaZulu-Natal.
Clement Ngwako Pilusa, a small-scale broiler producer from Gauteng, shares his excitement about being chosen as one of SAB KickStart’s Top 18 finalists with Farmer's Weekly and what he plans on doing with the R170 000 grant allocated to him.
During a recent interview with Farmer’s Weekly, agriculture minister Senzeni Zokwana called on farmers to approach their unions and engage with government about the proposed 12 000 ha land ceiling. He said government is willing to engage and farmers should come up with their.
De Kock Boerdery in Ceres’ award winning farm worker choirs have been a saving grace for many of the singers.
Alex McDonald, managing director at the Agricultural Business Research Institute (ABRI), discussed animal traceability systems at the recent 2014 Stockman's School in the Free State. Watch the video as he highlights the importance of the practice and how South Africans can benefit.