Tag: Crop

June 14, 2020 Hansie Britz

                        Alfalfa is a crop that is widely grown throughout the world as forage for cattle, and is mostly often harvested as hay, but can also be made into silage, grazed, or fed as green – chop. Alfalfa usually has the highest feeding value of all common hay crops….

March 31, 2019 Hansie Britz

         Cassava is grown as a secondary crop in South Africa by farmers and small holders and is utilized for the production of starch (commercial and food grade starch) as well as various other products. Production Areas In South Africa the crop is cultivated in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, and Northern KZN.It is produced on a…

April 29, 2018 Hansie Britz

                                            Garlic (Allium sativum) is a hardy crop that can survive low winter temperatures. While temperature and day length influence bulb formation, this is to a lesser extent than demonstrated by onions. Most conditions suitable for onion production also apply…

December 1, 2017 Hansie Britz

                                                                  POTATOES Potatoes are recognized as an important foodstuff worldwide and is seen as a key component in the worldwide fight against hunger and malnutrition and the creation of food security. Potatoes are packed with vitamin B3, B5, B6, C and fibre. They are ranked after rice, wheat and maize as the world’s 4th…