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Chicken soup for the soil – a soil amendment I recently applied

Chicken soup for the soil – a soil amendment I recently applied

One of the best things about my job is I get to see┬ámy mentors relatively regularly as the regenerative agricultural world is rather small. One of the pioneers of the movement in this country is Dick Isted. They farm near Lady Grey in the Eastern Cape. They have been building fertility there for many years. […]

My water has been cut by 95%

My water has been cut by 95%

Last week I had to offload half my cattle herd. This was because my irrigation water has been cut by 95%. My cattle only eat the grass that grows on our farm. In summer we need to irrigate to keep this grass growing. I am one of thousands of farmers getting water from the Theewaterskloof […]