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Bt maize: How to prevent resistance

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes The word ‘stewardship’...

Mulching can be an absolute game-changer

The day you embrace the idea of continually adding mulch to your soil is the...

An interdisciplinary approach to climate change

Given the changes in our climate, knowledge dissemination in the agricultural sector could lead to...

Nuwe bloed en positiewe verwikkelinge by Cape Wools

Cape Wools Suid-Afrika (Cape Wools) is ʼn dinamiese organisasie in die Suid-Afrikaanse wolbedryf, wat fokus...

Zimbabwean programme boosts rural families

Fighting for food security during drought is taking its toll on Africa’s most...

Groote Post: ʼn Storie in ʼn bottel

Plaas Media het onlangs saam met Landbouskrywers SA se !Xhariep-tak op die plaas Groote Post...

The how and why of organic gardening

The simplest definition of organic vegetable gardening is growing food without the use...

Farms are going to need different kinds of robots

This article about robots in agriculture was originally published by BBC News. Read...

SA poised to become big player in the saffron market

Plans are in place that could see South Africa becoming a significant player...

Elke druppeltjie tel in die Gamtoosvallei

Na goeie reënval en damme wat tot oorlopens toe vol is in baie...

A new year brings new goals for your vegetable garden

The new year is here and it is time to get the vegetable...

The value of marigolds in your vegetable garden

Have you ever considered growing flowers in your vegetable garden? Growing flowers, especially...

Starting small: The secret to a healthy vegetable garden

Before you start growing your vegetable garden, you need to choose the right...

Match your vegetable garden to your time

You have probably been thinking about starting a vegetable garden and growing your...

Volhoubare bosbestuur: Wat sê die wet?

Elke Suid-Afrikaanse burger geniet die grondwetlike reg dat die omgewing tot voordeel van...

Forest management: What the law says

Every South African citizen has the constitutional right to have the environment protected...

#Farm Fare: Experiment with the versatility of eggs

Eggs are a high-protein food that is as versatile as it is nutritious....

Exploring red meat cooking methods among consumers in the Western Cape

The preparation of red meat can involve numerous cooking methods, often classified as...

The SA cattle and sheep market – Part 7: Benchmarks

Since our country partakes in imports and exports, South African livestock producers must...

AquAdvantage Salmon: A different kettle of fish

The story of AquAdvantage Salmon is an interesting one. Aquaculture is one of...

The SA cattle and sheep market – Part 6: Producer analysis

The previous five parts of this series focused on the livestock market, which...
farmers, support

Opinion piece: No two farmers are the same – why should their support be?

Most South Africans realise the importance of a prosperous, representative agricultural sector, which...

Free-range pig farming: How it differs from intensive systems

Free-range pork, poultry and other livestock products have gained popularity in recent years....

The SA cattle and sheep market – Part 5: Weaner price trends

The first four parts of this series focused on red meat demand and...

The South African cattle and sheep market – Part 4: Beef indicators and trends

The third part of this series focused on the trade indicators and price...

The South African cattle and sheep market – Part 3: Indicators and trends

In the first two parts of this market series we saw that the...

The South African cattle and sheep market – Part 2: Demand

In the first part of this series we looked at the supply of...

Illegal hunting with dogs: What farmers can do

In many ways awareness is the precursor to change. Illegal hunting with dogs,...

The South African cattle and sheep market – Part 1: Supply

Livestock production in South Africa is as old as the hills. The sheep...

South African fresh produce industry: What the experts say

Like many other industries, South Africa’s R100 billion per year fresh produce industry...