Easy calculations: from pesticide container to spray tank

All pesticides must be applied at a certain dosage rate that is unique to every product to ensure effective management (control) of the target organism. The registration holder of a pesticide has gone through great...

Top tips for burning veld

September 2020 – Burning veld can be a bad method if it is abused. It is not normally recommended as a management measure, although it can be used under certain circumstances. Remember, no burning...

Firearms: What are your rights?

September 2020 – Firearm owners often wonder what their rights are. Here are some guidelines to keep in mind. A firearm owner is entitled to shoot a person who poses an immediate threat to his...

GET A GRIP ON TERMS

September 2020 – Incoterms are standard trade definitions most commonly used in international sales contracts. Devised and published by the International Chamber of Commerce, they are at the heart of world trade. Scan the QR...

Measurement, Conversion Tables and Formulae

September 2020 – Moisture content on delivery CALCULATING WATER VOLUME There are a few measurements that you need: Surface area Maximum depth SURFACE AREA The surface area of a dam is calculated by multiplying the length by the width. Example:...

Recycle farm plastic – it is the right thing to do

September 2020 – Most pesticides that are supplied to producers are packed in HDPE (high density polyethylene) containers, while seed is supplied in woven PP (polypropylene) bags. Estimated quantities of HDPE entering the agriculture...

Die moets en moenies van lugbespuiting

April 2020 – Landbougewasse beleef ’n konstante aanslag van plantplae, -siektes en onkruide wat hul gesondheid uitdaag. Produsente se winsgewendheid erodeer indien hierdie ongewenste elemente nie behoorlik en betyds bestuur word nie. Plaagdoders of...

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