August 22, 2018

Seven myths about GM crops, and the truth behind them

The Smallholder has in the past looked at the issues surrounding the use of genetically...

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August 21, 2018

Can we Raise Broilers & Laying Hens Together?

The answer is: it is not advisable. Broilers are chickens that are raised to be...

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August 20, 2018

Bankrupt Bush Consultations

The encroachment by the indigenous invader Seriphium plumosum or bankrupt bush (Afr: bankrotbos) has reached...

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August 20, 2018

prevent harm to insect pollinators such as bees

In an effort to prevent harm to insect pollinators such as bees, the Dept of...

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August 20, 2018

Couch grass letter

Sir ~ I thought you might be interested to read about one of the proposed...

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August 20, 2018

Growing Pearl Millet

Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) is a crop that is attracting attention because of its perceived...

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August 20, 2018

Horticultural Courses

Horticultural Courses  Even though the end of the year is looming there are some horticultural...

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August 20, 2018

Lawncare

September, before the highveld rains commence, is a good time to scarify your lawn to...

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