The how and why of crop estimates

Each month the agricultural sector awaits the revised forecast estimates to keep updated with production figures as the season progresses. But why are these...

Onkruidbeheer na laat reën

Monsanto Suid-Afrika deel die volgende raad oor onkruidbeheer ná ongewone reënvalpatrone: In baie dele van die land het die reën vanjaar saam met planttyd gekom....

What to avoid in sustaining soil fertility

Anybody who plans to go into crop production should consider acquiring land with high soil fertility that contains sufficient plant nutrients and has the...

How to save your rangeland asset

The implementation of Namibia’s Rangeland Strategy to recover and sustainably maintain the country’s biggest agricultural asset, is a reality. Now the country has to...

Mango’s – ’n goeie oes, maar groot uitdagings

Meer en groter mango’s word vanjaar deur boere geoes, maar groot uitdagings staar die bedryf ook in die gesig. As daar nie ’n goeie...

The advantages of subsurface drip irrigation for lucerne fields

Lees dit in Afrikaans. Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) has been used on South African lucerne fields for more than 15 years. Commercial production of up to 25 tons...

South African wheat production under the spotlight

Wheat production in South Africa is one of the segments worst affected by the economic realities faced by the industry. Crucial plans have therefore...

What to expect when buying fertilizer products

Expert in the field of fertilizer, André Britz, has written an informative piece on buying fertilizer products, made available on www.fertasa.co.za He writes: What to expect...

Ondergrondse drup op lusern

Ondergrondse drupbesproeiing op lusern word vir meer as 15 jaar al in Suid Afrika toegepas. Kommersiële produksies van tot 25 ton droëmateriaal per hektaar...

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...