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Farmer’s Weekly visits EuroTier

An astounding 156 000 visitors from around the globe are reported to have attended the November 2014 edition of the biennial EuroTier animal production trade fair held in Hanover, Germany. Farmer's Weekly's journalist, Lloyd Phillips had the privilege of attending this leading.

Namibia’s land reform success explained

Ryno van der Merwe, land reform representative of the Namibian Agricultural Union tells us why Namibia's land reform process is a success.

SA no-till legend, Ant Muirhead explains the value of soil cover

A pioneer of no-till farming in South Africa, Ant Muirhead, describes and demonstrates how organic matter in soil helps to significantly reduce moisture runoff and soil erosion, and improve moisture penetration into the soil. Farmer’s Weekly caught up with him at the No-Till Club’s 2014.

Cat and cow play Farmers Week

On a recent visit to the US, ruminant nutritionist Galit Macpesh videoed a Jersey cow trying to get the farm cat to play with...

30-year-old wooden cattle handling facility

On a recent visit to Argentina, Farmer’s Weekly journalist, Lloyd Phillips spoke to Miguel Pertino of La Trinidad Aberdeen Angus Stud about his family’s 30-year-old wooden cattle handling facility Miguel’s father built.

Dr Ricardo Luis José Piccinali discusses Argentina’s broilers

Hendrik Jordaan of Laurik International speaks to Dr Ricardo Luis José Piccinali, acting head of Argentina's National Institute of Agricultural Technology's experimental station at...

Do you have conversations with your animals?

On a recent visit to ZZ2's farm in the Mooketsi Valley. Nan Smith had an interesting conversation with Victor, a Pinzgauer bull.

Monsanto SA donates mini mill to farmer

Nto Mduli, Grain SA's Subsistence Farmer of the Year for 2013 recently had the privilege of receiving a mini hammer mill donated by Monsanto...

Argentinian cattle farmer explains feeding process from a silage bag

Miguel Pertino, owner of La Trinidad Aberdeen Angus Stud in Argentina’s Buenos Aires Province, explains the mechanics of feeding cattle directly from a 65m long silage bag with 3 000kg/m. Eating is controlled by an electric fence. With a 70% fibre content, Miguel says he has not had any acidosis problems in 10 years.

Grain farmer benefits from flagship project

Tepsy Ntseoane, Grain farmer from Kaalfontein is a recipient of the Maize triangle revitalization flagship project. She discusses the benefits of BT-Maize. Ntseoane said...

Local farmer wins with variable inoculant applicator

Crop and livestock farmer, Cobus van Coller won the open category of the farmer-patent competition at Nampo this year and received a special prize...

Medupi Power Station benefits community

Roman Crookes, General Manager of the Medupi Power Station Project, spoke to Farmer's Weekly about how the station is benefiting the broader community of...

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