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...

’n Turksvy-buffer teen droogte

“Ek boer al 30 jaar in die Roggeveld. Ons kry elke jaar hier ’n seisoenale droogte en sommige jare is dié droogte ekstra lank.”...

Prickly pears – a buffer against drought

“I have been farming in the Roggeveld for 30 years now. In this time we have experienced an annual seasonal drought which, in some...

Wat sê kuilvoerontledings vir ons?

Dit gebeur dikwels dat ’n produsent of sy voedingkundige ’n ontleding van sy kuilvoer laat doen. Wat sê kuilvoerontledings vir ons? In die Santam Landbou Nasionale...

Oorwinteringsopsies in die Oos-Kaapse suurveld

Die term suurveld is uit die trekboerdae oorgeërf toe boere met hul vee tussen die sogenaamde “suurveld” en “soetveld” getrek het om aan die...

Prepare your animals for the feedlot

Feedlotting is a popular topic at farmer’s days and other agricultural gatherings. The focus of these discussions is mainly the measures taken by a...