In-depth

In-depth

Bekamp ensoötiese aborsie op jou plaas

In ons geveg teen die verskeidenheid dieresiektes wat produktiwiteit op plase bedreig, is kennis van die werking, kliniese tekens en bekamping van siektes van...

The new ‘climate change lingo’

The National Strategic Framework on climate smart agriculture, forestry and fisheries for 2018-2028 (DAFF, 2018) regards climate change as this century’s greatest challenge for...

The dairy industry and its food safety challenges

Just like any other perishable food industry, the South African dairy industry today faces many challenges in the food safety discipline, whether upstream or...

Agro-processing of berries (Part 2)

In part 1 of agro-processing of berries and cherries, we took a look at the processing of blackberries, blackcurrants, blueberries, cherries and Cape gooseberries....

Hydroponic feed for intensive sheep production

Academics around the world tend to reject hydroponic feed production, as they content that the moisture content is extremely high and the nutritional value...

Praktiese beginsels vir brusellose-beheer (Deel 2)

Brusellose is ’n siekte wat streng beheer moet word omdat dit ’n groot gesondheidsrisiko vir die boerderygemeenskap skep. Ons kyk in dié artikel, wat op...

Commanding Zimbabwean agriculture: Hopes and fears

After nearly five years of successive droughts coinciding with the formative years of the mass evictions of white farmers, president Robert Mugabe’s government initiated a...

A paradigm shift in the US pecan nut industry

A group of South African pecan producers and role-players in the pecan industry, recently joined Rover Tours on a visit to the Southwestern United States (US), a...

FarmBiz Trends 2016: Opportunities and warning signs in commercial ag

By Marti Kirstein and Schalk van Vuuren, research director: Marketing Surveys and Statistical Analysis (MSSA) Lees dit in Afrikaans. A leading research project on the latest...

Planne om koring weer mededingend te maak

Koringproduksie in Suid-Afrika ly onder die ekonomiese werklikhede wat die bedryf in die gesig staar. Broodnodige planne is beraam om koring weer ʼn mededingende...