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New forum launched for global soil health

A global community advocating action to improve root and soil health was launched on 1 March with the inaugural One Earth, Root...

Webinar sheds light on holistic management of grapevines

A webinar led by Saxenburg Estate’s fourth-ever head winemaker, Dirk van Zyl, and the internationally acclaimed Dick Richardson of Grazing Naturally, left...

AECI Plant Health makes chemistry work

AECI Plant Health has been an ally to farmers in Africa for many years, and with the move towards sustainable agriculture, the...

Interact with Stockfarm and Veeplaas in October 2020

An interactive version of the October 2020 editions of Stockfarm and Veeplaas is now available as digital magazines. Simply click on the magazine title above...

The role of organic matter in soil

Of all the components of soil, organic matter is probably the most important and most misunderstood. Organic matter serves as a reservoir...

The secret to restoring nutrient density in food

Over the past 60 years, scientists have noticed alarming changes in the nutrient values of the food we eat. A popular article,...

Invasive plants and soil health

Invasive plant species are those that have been introduced into a specific area, and that displace and outcompete indigenous species or negatively...

The bottom line of healthy soil: Sustaining a habitable life on...

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, people will no longer take the air they breathe for granted. Moreover, mankind still does not seem...

‘Smart farming’ set to revolutionise SA agriculture

A team of researchers are set to uncover the secrets of microbiomes and the role it plays in South African agriculture. Microbiomes...