n The Dairy Mail - No till, a recipe for farming success pastures

Volume 17, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 1561-4301


The soil breaks apart easily in his hands, and the land suffers far less than it used to from erosion.

Matlala's 25 ha farm in Doornkop, near Krugersdorp, northwest of Johannesburg, was allocated to him seven years ago by government under its land reform programme and is now twice as rich in nutrients as it was when he first abandoned deep ploughing three years ago.

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