Read Stockfarm in March

The extent to which any industry is regulated or not regulated, often determines the participation of its producers and can make or break the...

Read Stockfarm in February

In this month’s edition of Stockfarm, Marese Lombard of the University of the Free State discusses everything producers need to know about the possible...

Read Stockfarm in January

Who said precision farming is not for livestock farmers? As with other types of farming, livestock farming also demands a scientific approach. Ask our...

Read Stockfarm in December

Technology is the one aspect that can change the face of farming, yet many producers remain wary of the initial cost involved in employing...

Read Stockfarm in November

Labour and the cost of labour remains a hot topic on the agricultural agenda. In this edition we discuss the cost of labour with...

Read Stockfarm in October.

The consumer is king – no matter how you look at it. Consumer trends however change and factors such as the economy, income and...

Read Stockfarm in September

Plaas Publishing, MSSA (Marketing Surveys and Statistical Analysis) and various partners from the industry recently completed a research project to determine the latest trends...

Read Stockfarm in August

Livestock farmers are constantly confronted by the notion of value chains. Terms such as horizontal and vertical value addition are commonly used, but does...

Read Stockfarm in June

Agriculture is and will remain a good investment opportunity despite the drought and economic hurdles. We talk to experts to find out how the...

Read Stockfarm in May

Livestock farmers are constantly being confronted by the notion of value chains. Terms such as horizontal and vertical value addition are commonly used, but...