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Tractor spraying herbicides

Are herbicides really helping you?

Reading Time: 8 minutes

There has been a lot of research conducted about the impact of applying herbicides. The problem is that there is a full spectrum of findings showing positive, negative and negligible effects on soil biology. This can be very confusing.

Pasture soil

Black maize beetles on dairy pastures

Reading Time: 6 minutes

The black maize beetle is a pest to many of the pasture grasses planted on Eastern Cape dairy farms. Two of the most prominent grasses which are favoured by these beetles are ryegrass and kikuyu.