“As farmers, we are stewards of the land. It is our responsibility to ensure that as caretakers we treat it with respect and leave it in a better condition for future generations” – Bonnen Biggs, Suiderland Farm
At Trace & Save we believe in placing integrity to our claims of addressing sustainability on farms. One of the ways we do this is by using the concept of measured agricultural sustainability using the SWAN system.
Meet the cool, calm and collected Jacobus from Rosenhof farm. I caught up with him to learn more about his passion for farming and the success they have had on the farm over the years.
Have you ever considered the environmental impact of electricity use? Read this blog to find out how you can reduce your electricity usage and lower your environmental impact.
Adele Bain is a dairy farmer based in the Gamtoos Valley in the Eastern Cape that is passionate about sustainable farming. Read more to get a closer look into her life.
Wind can cause havoc on dairy farms. affecting it’s soils, plants and animals. Although a natural occurrence, something can be done to decrease the devastating effects of the wind.
We tend to focus on the localized environmental impact of nitrogen where it is applied, but what about the broader impact associated with its production?
Here is an interview I did with Gary where he tells me about growing up and his views on farming.
Consumers play a crucial role in the success of a manufacturing business. Supporting business that is detrimental to our environment suggests that we are not concerned about future generations and the environment. Ensuring accountability and safe guarding of the environment is therefore in our hands.
Jason’s main point of reference is learning from nature, and applying natural principles in managing his pasture and cattle herd. Their approach to agriculture at Boschendal is: “Working with nature, producing real food”.
Have you ever wondered why farmers take care of their animals? Read this blog to find out more about animal welfare and how farmers can measure it.
Having been in the dairy industry for just over 10 years, Rufus Dreyer is one of the early adopters of sustainable dairy farming practices in the area. He runs a farm just outside Humansdorp, close to Oyster Bay. Find out more about Rufus and his insights about dairy farming.
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