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.
A special alert issued earlier this week, warned that the strongest El Niño weather phenomenon in almost 20 years will cause serious food shortages in in the upcoming year.
Nico van Burick, ‘n Landbou.com skrywer, kyk na sommige van die landbou-voorspellings wat vir 2015 gemaak is, en ontdek of die voorspellers reg was.
More role players in the agricultural sector are experiencing the effects of the drought.
Ongeveer 36 mense en ten minste 25 beeste is met miltsiekte in die suide van Zimbabwe besmet.
The current drought’s impact is being experienced on a daily base as feed is becoming more scarce by the day.