Stacking enterprises not only adds an extra stream of revenue but in most cases can reduce or eliminate certain expenses.
Agriculture has not always been a destructive, extractive process. Regenerative agriculture is the solution, providing a renewable source of food.
I encourage you to think about farming from a restorative versus destructive, rather than a livestock versus plant-based perspective.
Weeds are a real nuisance. Dealing with them can be a mission. Read this blog to explore how to tackle this issue on your farm.
We need livestock to create one of the few viable solutions available to mitigate climate change. Good agricultural practices can move carbon dioxide from the atmosphere into the soil.
South Africa has a population of around 59 million people. Of this population, there are only around 40 thousand commercial farmers. This means that each farming unit provides food for around 1475 people. Now that is a lot of mouths to feed!
Cover crops are one of many mechanisms that can help shift agriculture from destructive and sick to regenerative and healthy.
There is a huge issue in agriculture that most of the research, especially prominent research, is driven by the agrochemical agenda.