Stockfarm August 2022
The August issue of Stockfarm is loaded with important information regarding the South African livestock industry. We are updated on the progress made thus far regarding the LITS-SA traceability system, and researchers from the University of the Free State look at raw material prices and how they impact feed prices. In our technical sections, experts discuss creep feed, the use of teaser rams, early weaning and caring for young lambs. Our animal health section contains information regarding health issues such as prussic acid poisoning as well as the internal parasite, the brown stomach worm. Also look forward to an insightful article on the implications of producing milk organically, and learn which livestock auctions will soon take place.
Rooi Ras August 2022
The August issue of Bonsmara: The Red Breed, once again shines the spotlight on top Bonsmara breeders, commercial producers and important management issues in the livestock industry. In ons hoofartikel gesels top Bonsmara-produsent, Gerrit van Zyl, oor die rol van die Bonsmara in herlewingslandboustelsels. Bonsmara SA se lede het geskitter in die 2022 SA Stamboek Elite-toekennings en hierdie uitgawe bied 'n dieper kykie na dié besonderse telers en hulle boerderybenaderings. In our technical section experts discuss issues ranging from lick supplementation and the breeding season, to production efficiency and selecting for better hooves. This issue is certainly a must read.
CHIPS July/Aug 2022
The July/August issue of CHIPS once again celebrates highlights and developments in the South African potato value chain. This issue pays homage to the country's top ten seed potato growers, and gives feedback on how they run their farming enterprises. In our usual offering of research articles, researchers give feedback on two cultivar trials, as well as virus demonstration trials and numerous other relevant issues relating to viruses, diseases and water management. In our industry section there is an insightful article on farm profitability amid challenging conditions, while our transformation section celebrates a number of successes and projects that are currently under way. Don't miss this fam-packed issue of CHIPS.