Irrigation efficiency

Make every drop count

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Improved irrigation efficiency is becoming highly important due to the current decrease in available water resources and growing populations that lead to expansion of agricultural activities. Therefore proper water usage and management is vital for agricultural producers.

Dung beetles

Dung beetles have been largely undervalued

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Dung beetles are part of nature’s process of returning nutrients from animals to the soil so that they can be used to grow more fodder for the animals.

soil in hands

The goose that lays the golden egg

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Does your maximum production approach affect your ability to produce well into the future? This blog discusses some principles for a sustainable approach to farming that can be applied daily.

Farmers who focus on soil health are happier

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One of the pillars of sustainability is social welfare. An aspect of social welfare that I think receives little focus is the well-being of farmers.

Intercropping maize and beans

Stacking enterprises: The next level of sustainability

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Stacking enterprises not only adds an extra stream of revenue but in most cases can reduce or eliminate certain expenses.

Windmills grasslands

Is agriculture a renewable industry?

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Agriculture has not always been a destructive, extractive process. Regenerative agriculture is the solution, providing a renewable source of food.

Cows in field

A non-farmers guide to how livestock can help the environment

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I encourage you to think about farming from a restorative versus destructive, rather than a livestock versus plant-based perspective.

Dealing with the weed problem

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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.