Nutritional needs in cows

Beef farmers should take care to match the nutritional needs of a cow to her production cycle. This will help ensure optimal fertility rates, especially when forage quality is low. Dr Dietmar Holm, associate professor at the Department of Production Animal Studies, University of Pretoria, explains.

Agri leaders’ Christmas messages

Senzeni Zokwana – Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries I must commend all our farmers who continue to work hard to feed our country, even in these conditions. My door is open to all farmers; I am determined to work with farmers to find solutions to realise the sector’s full potential. This industry feeds us…