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Sustainable farming: a profitable and responsible choice

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Sustainability is not only about humanity adapting to changes and finding ways to fulfil the needs of current generations...
AgriOnAir, food security

A look at sustainable farming trends in South Africa

Estimated reading time: 12 minutes According to the conservation organisation World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), South Africa will have to produce 50% more...
Determining pregnancy status is an essential part of managing and marketing cattle.

Communal livestock farming (Part 2): Management of cattle

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes Cattle farming in communal areas is linked to tradition and culture. Improving sustainability is therefore very complex and often...

Sustainable food production amid escalating risks in the agri-sector  

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Risks such as heavy rain, flooding, hail, frost, drought and fire are by no means new to the South...

Communal livestock farming (Part 1): Challenges and opportunities

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes Vast areas of the Eastern Cape and other parts of the country are suitable for livestock and crop farming....
wool

‘Boerepraatjies’ spotlights wool farming practices

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes South African wool producers must meet the requirements for viability and sustainable practices to satisfy consumers. Wool certification, a...

The cactus – a promising source of sustainable energy

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes The spineless cactus is a unique perennial plant that can yield close to 40 tons of dry matter per...
Anthorn

Anthorn Farming: Award-winning production in action

Estimated reading time: 9 minutes It is Anthorn Farming’s quality produce, high yields and basic production practices that make it stand out among its...

Land reform in SA: Five myths about farming debunked

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes South Africa’s land reform policy remains highly contested. According to popular belief between 8% and 10% has been redistributed so...
Klimaatslim veeboerdery

Climate-smart livestock farming: Part 2

Veld that can withstand a volatile climate Estimated reading time: 7 minutes In the first article in this series on climate-smart livestock farming, we learned...