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Impact of drought on apple farmers in Western Cape

For key wheat and apple production regions, the recent multi-year drought was the most severe in 30 years. Dr Simone Theron did a study...

Drought lessons from the Kalahari

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes In one of Adam Tas’s poems, he describes a farmer as a man who does not waver when droughts...

A fodder bank requires careful management

The production and maintenance of a fodder bank as insurance against unfavourable farming conditions, is particularly relevant during times when large parts of the country are...