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Beef boerewors – our product of the month.

Beef boerewors – our product of the month.

We have a had an on-farm butchery for almost 6 years now and every month I am still learning about what goes into conventional sausages. The list is very long, unbelievable and unsavoury which is why it will shock you that all you get in

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

Details of Sept 27 Low Stress Stockhandling Course

Details of Sept 27 Low Stress Stockhandling Course

One of the late GREAT Bud Williams’ disciples, all the way from Australia, is going to be presenting on and teaching about the art of Low Stress Stockhandling on our farm, Spier, on the 27th of September. To book contact Bruce Brown on info@rcssa.co.za or

The mislabelled meat that you likely eat

The mislabelled meat that you likely eat

I updated my blog on the meat that we offer that will never make it into City Press. Please click here. Thanks. Also please make time to watch this amazing talk by Allan Savory on how cattle grazing can reverse desertification. We graze our cattle

Why farm mechanically when you can farm biologically?

Why farm mechanically when you can farm biologically?

We always try to opt for the biological solution where possible. This vignette, pertaining to management of our cover crop in the vineyards, illustrates the point I am trying to make. A major problem for almost every wine farm at this time of the year