Die gebruik van kunsmis sal drasties verander moet word om skade aan die omgewing te beperk, waarsku kenners.
Marco and Regine Seefeldt have been farming on the banks of the Black Nossob River, 90km from Windhoek, Namibia. They lease their farm, Silversand, from Marco’s father, Bernd, while Regine inherited Otjihundu from her family.
A study indicated that gentler livestock handling practices will result in less stress for the animals and fewer stress-related diseases.
Crop and livestock production decreased by this year’s powerful El Niño, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned.
The Codes of Best Practice (CoBP) for National Fresh Produce Markets, which was prepared by the Project Rebirth Steering Committee (chaired by the Department of Agriculture) will bring our fresh produce markets in line with international standards.
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.
Is genetiese landbou die toekoms, en is dit eties?
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…
The South African Weather Service bought the good news of a cold front which is expected to pass through the southern parts of the country, ahead of Christmas.
Statistics revealed that one out of nine people worldwide endures chronic hunger.