Tag Archives: Africa

A winning recipe for pig farming: Starting with next to nothing

 “Because we don’t have high production costs, the system isn’t dependant on large scale financing. Land ownership is thus not a prerequisite for success. It’s all about land management, not land ownership says Sally. The risks for small-scale farmers is … Continue reading

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Save the Elephants! … by Owning Them

 Were I presented with the opportunity to become the Al Capone of the ivory trade, never would the temptation be as strong as now. Governments are immensely successful at making products under prohibition enormously valuable. As you read this, think … Continue reading

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Spraydipping cattle in central Africa

via Sprayrace’s Blog Disease control starts at the owner of livestock, and must be controlled from that level outwards up to national level. Tropical conditions and high rainfall favors strong populations of various ticks and mites in central Africa. Livestock … Continue reading

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Holism and a Reply

I would like to share with you my discovery of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa by providing a brief introduction and links to two articles that appeared in one of their publications (Grassroots August 2012). One is an article … Continue reading

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Managing the Ranch as a Business: Key Insights.

By Dr. Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume, President & CEO, Land & Livestock International, Inc. Resistance to Change  Even trained scientists can never be objective about new information. When Alan Savory and Stan Parsons first set up shop on this continent … Continue reading

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