Possible fall armyworm outbreak in North West

Possible fall armyworm outbreak in North West By Jeandré van der Walt | April 12, 2018 1:32 pm | Article The North West Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) has alerted farmers about a possible outbreak of fall armyworm (FAW) in the province. The North West Department of Rural,...Read More

Successful weed control

Successful weed control When it comes to weed control, we don’t have to tell you that good practices can mean the difference between a good yield and no yield. That’s why we’ve put together this quick checklist to help reduce weed resistance and improve weed control. Regularly monitor crops...Read More

New threat on the rise: Wheat blast fungus

New threat on the rise: Wheat blast fungus A mutated ryegrass fungus, the wheat blast fungus, now poses a deadly threat to wheat farmers. It is said to have originated from South America and has plagued wheat crops since the 80’s. But now, the wheat blast fungus has made its way to Asia and is devastating...Read More

The Do’s & Don’ts of Spring Fodder Flow

The Do’s & Don’ts of Spring Fodder Flow When it comes to farming livestock, consistently good feed that offers quality roughage is vital. That’s why it’s so important for farmers to ensure their fodder flow is optimised for all seasons – particularly in the early spring months before the next rainy season....Read More

Managing Mites in Livestock

Managing Mites in Livestock How much do you know about mites? You might be interested to know that if you farm livestock, mite infestations can cost you more than you realise. They can cause mange in cattle, and in sheep it can causes them to bite at their coat, damaging the fleece. Severe...Read More

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