Archive: 27/10/2016

 

Tillage vs no-till: a farmer’s cost comparison

Agricultural economist and part-time farmer, Dr Philip Theunissen, provides a detailed efficiency and cost comparison between conventional tillage and no-till maize crops.  Read article Credit: Farmer's weekly  Read more about 'Tillage vs no-till: a farmer’s cost comparison'...


Guar: A resilient and versatile crop

Alternative crops has been under the spotlight for sometime, specifically commodities that require fewer inputs, especially water,  as well as commodities that are resilient. A big driver for this is climate change causing severe... Read more about 'Guar: A resilient and versatile crop'...