Understanding evapotranspiration better

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Transpiration depends on evaporation, therefore factors affecting the rate of evaporation also affect the rate of transpiration.

Soil fungi connections

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Soil fungi increase security, awareness, and knowledge for those connected to them. Any soil management action that results in the breakage of these connections, such as tillage and fungicides, destroys the entire nerve system of the soil thus isolating plants and soil organisms from each other.

Making a business case for sustainable dairy production

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The purpose of this business case is to investigate the association between the economic and environmental facets of sustainability related to milk production on dairy farms in South Africa.

Why does feed nutrition for dairy cows matter?

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Quality milk production depends on the nutrition given to the cow and it’s overall health. Careful attention has to be provided for diet formulation and feeding patterns to make sure that all cows get what they need.

Nedbank Webinar

Webinar – The financial benefit of a more sustainable approach to dairy production

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Join us for this exciting webinar on the 1st of September 2021.

Effluent pond

Dairy effluent management: Disposal of waste or valuable nutrients?

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Effluent may be a waste product generated on dairy farms, but it can be a valuable resource when disposed of correctly and in the right places.

Effective field management, herbicide usage and cover crops to suppress weeds.

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Weeds are a nuisance but through effective field management, herbicide usage, and cover crops they can be controlled.

Data and technology

Has data and technology become a crutch?

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Facing a drier future

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Global warming has had a drastic impact on nature and one of its biggest hits has been on water availability. Of all the water on earth, 2.5% is fresh water and only 1% is available for use.

Hands in soil

What is soil that works for you?

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Attaining soils that are working for you is a process. It starts with figuring out where your soils currently are. This will determine the next steps.