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A new generation of Boran cattle on auction

The National Boran Auction will take place on Saturday 13 July 2019 at the Afridome in Parys. The auction will kick off...

Zimbabwe’s beef industry stampedes back to life

This article was originally published by African Renewal on www.un.org. Click here to read the original article. Zimbabwe’s beef industry,...

Genetic research breakthrough on Brachiaria grass

Researchers have shown that Brachiaria grass species can reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cattle and increase productivity. Breeding improved varieties can potentially augment the environmental and economic...

Make calf health a priority during winter

The approach of winter means it is time to wean calves. Weaning, associated with significant stress for calves and their dams, can have a...

Support SA cattle farmers for a thriving beef economy

The last few months have not been easy for the South African beef industry, which has been hard hit by a high maize price,...

Community participation in a diverse farm business

At first sight, Stefan and Francisca Gerber seem like an ordinary couple farming Merino and Dohne Merino sheep, Limousin cattle and wine grapes near...

Zambia: FMD outbreak in southern province

Foot and mouth disease (FMD) has been reported in Monze, Zambia. So far, more than 20 cattle have been affected across the district. The...

Bathurst at its best

The 111th Bathurst show, first launched by the Bathurst Agricultural Society on 6 March 1850, will take place on 5, 6 and 7 April. The...

Growsafe research looks at climate-smart beef production

AgriOrbit recently spoke to Georgette Pyoos, animal scientist at the Agricultural Research Institute (ARC) about the GrowSafe system and research undertaken using the system. Pyoos...

Tinder for cattle matches livestock in the mood for love

A Tinder-inspired app is helping farmers match up potential partners for their cattle. Tudder, a word that plays on a mix of the dating...