Farmer’s Weekly - Volume 2015, Issue 15038, 2015
Volume 2015, Issue 15038, 2015
Author Denene ErasmusSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2015 (2015)More Less
Never before in the 21 years since South Africa's transition to a democracy has the ruling party placed so much faith in the contribution that agriculture can make to the country. The farming sector must get its house in order or run the risk of letting this opportunity to grow the sector slowly fade from the national agenda.
Source: Farmer’s Weekly 2015, pp 13 –25 (2015)More Less
Wool prices losing ground
Mohair supplies running low
Zambia's Zambeef a huge and growing operation
Wind farms in the Northern Cape will boost farm incomes
Revising and reconciling
South Africa cannot do without alternative energy
Dated business plan 'won't empower black farmers'
Agriculture overview: Farming in Florida
El Niño causes major crop losses in Central America
New technology to boost UK beef farming
More allegations against DAFF female farmer winner
KZN allocated R450 million for 10 agri-parks
SA farmers sought to grow guar for burgeoning market
Zim farmers could lose their farms if they default on rent - new law
Rains in the Free State and North West not enough
SA's oldest farmers' association turns 130
Illovo waits for results of investigation into mill protest
Third MEC for Agriculture in less than 12 months
Municipalities under fire over water and sanitation
Second group of KZN students leave to study livestock farming in Denmark
No-Till Club's 2015 Conservation Agriculture Conference a big success
'Pinotage the ultimate all-rounder'
Agri sector - black participation under spotlight
Farmer's Weekly readers' tour takes in Zambia's agricultural sector
Source: Farmer’s Weekly 2015, pp 30 –31 (2015)More Less
Author Peter HughesSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2015 (2015)More Less
Author Nicholas JamesSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2015 (2015)More Less
Author Mariette RedelinghuysSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2015 (2015)More Less
Author Lourens SchoemanSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2015, pp 36 –37 (2015)More Less
South African stock farmers face an ongoing battle against predators. Merino farmer Guillau du Toit, newly-elected chairperson of the Predation Management Forum (PMF) and the National Wool Growers' Association, spoke to Lourens Schoeman about the PMF's proposals to improve the situation.
Author Luyolo MkentaneSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2015, pp 38 –40 (2015)More Less
Source: Farmer’s Weekly 2015, pp 42 –44 (2015)More Less
Renewable energy is increasingly becoming popular among farmers, especially for irrigation, among other applications. The main reason is that producers need to reduce the risk of power-supply failure due to the country's current power crisis. However, producers need to consider several factors before introducing renewable energy, as it is a medium- to long-term investment decision. To ensure optimal usage, an active power management approach is required.
Author Mike PeelSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2015, pp 46 –48 (2015)More Less
Author Nan SmithSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2015, pp 52 –55 (2015)More Less
Author Jacques ClaassenSource: Farmer’s Weekly 2015, pp 56 –59 (2015)More Less