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Shelterbelts. Part of our pasture management system.

Shelterbelts. Part of our pasture management system.

Hello dear Reader If you look closely at the above photo, taken in October 2013, you can see a bumble bee in the middle of the picture enjoying the nectar of the keurboom (virgilia oroboidies). This tree was planted in our first shelterbelt alongside our first pastures two and a half years ago. A shelterbelt […]

New grass fed beef venture. I don’t supply any butcher anymore.

New grass fed beef venture. I don’t supply any butcher anymore.

As of today I will not be supplying any butchery with beef from our farm. I am in the process of building a small meat processing plant on our farm where I will process our Spier Pasture Reared Beef. For clients/butcheries who do want guaranteed grass fed beef I have teamed up with the Durr […]

The worst agricultural practice.

The worst agricultural practice.

Every sixth months, in the five years that I have been farming, I meet a smart, driven, talented individual who is doing what they do well and will make a success or is already making a success of their lives.   What they all have in common is that they are lost to farming because […]