The ins and outs of agricultural markets

Economic systems can be broadly defined as either free markets, also known as price systems, or command systems, which are at the other end...

High density grazing can improve rangelands

Rangelands that produce edible grasses optimally and sustainably, are key to livestock farmers’ success. Correctly applied high density grazing makes it possible to reach...

Hoëdrukbeweiding kan weiveld verbeter

Weiveld wat vreetbare grasse optimaal en volhoubaar produseer, is die sleutel tot welslae vir veeboere. Hoëdrukbeweiding wat reg toegepas word, maak dit moontlik om...

The ABC of mohair processing

South Africa is noted as the biggest producer of mohair in the world. In a recent exposé by People for the Ethical Treatment of...

Reuse-sprong vir Bosveldbulle

Die Bufland-bultoetsstasie in die Bosveld beoog om meerderwaardige bulle ten opsigte van voerbenutting en groei te identifiseer om die vleisbeesbedryf in die noordelike dele...

Wat moet ’n beginner-melkboer weet?

Die proses om nuwe boere te vestig, is al ’n geruime tyd aan die gang. Ongelukkig is die lys van suksesvolle nuwe bedrywighede redelik...

Integrated pest management of the fall armyworm

Farmer education and community action are critical elements in the strategy to sustainably manage fall armyworm (FAW) populations. This is especially true for smallholder...

Holistic management is what we need

Sarah Savory is the daughter of Zimbabwean ecologist and advocate of holistic management, Allan Savory. She lives and works in Zimbabwe and is a...

Legal aspects of brucellosis control

The main purpose of the Animal Diseases Act, 1984 (Act 35 of 1984) is to control important and dangerous animal diseases. The Act and...

Die Chinese intensiewe skaaprewolusie

Skape, en spesifiek vleisskaapproduksie, is een van die veevertakkings wat deur die Chinese regering geïdentifiseer is as ’n manier om armoede in China te...
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