WATER

Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance, which is the main constituent of Earth's streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms. It is vital for all known forms of life, even though it provides no calories or organic nutrients.

Water sprinkler
Soil

SOIL

Is a mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life. It has four important functions: it is a medium for plant growth; it is a means of water storage, supply and purification; it is a modifier of Earth's atmosphere; it is a habitat for organisms; all of which, in turn, modify the soil.

Soil
Sheep

LIVESTOCK

are animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce labour and commodities such as meat, eggs, milk, fur, leather, and wool.

Livestock cattle
Crops harvest

CROPS

are plants grown and harvested extensively for profit or subsistence.

Crops apples
Business

MORE THAN JUST NUMBERS

A dynamic accounting and financial services firm offering a wide range of tailor-made services. Helping clients reach their financial goals with passion and integrity

BVSA
Farmhouse

LIFESTYLE

It is the integrated way of life associated with agriculture. Including food, wine, tourism and eduction

Food wine

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AgriAbout is a content driven online publication addressing the diverse opportunities and challenges of agriculture in the 21st century. It is a source of information on the people, ideas and technologies changing the world of agriculture. Experts contribute a variety of fresh, innovative articles on the latest research and development towards sustainable farming trends and practices. Apart from hosting current issues of AgriAbout, the website features all articles in easy-to-use categories namely: Water, Soil Livestock, Crops, Business and Lifestyle.

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July 29, 2019

Die titel is gebore uit die agtergrond van ‘n komplekse belastingsisteem wat tans bestaan uit sy verskeie belasting wetgewings wat gereeld aangepas moet word om bv. moontlike belastingontduiking te keer, asook die hele proses om die verskillende tipe belastings in te vorder vanaf die belastingpligtige op die regte datum te…

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Om koeie te koop

Om koeie te koop

July 29, 2019

Om die regte koeie te koop is moeiliker as wat baie mense dink. Die aankoopplek, finansiële vermoë van die koper en redes waarom koeie verkoop word dra alles by tot die gehalte van diere wat gekoop word. Daar is ook verskeie risiko’s met die aankoop van koeie. Dit geld vir…

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Science can double the solar dividend

Science can double the solar dividend

July 29, 2019

Researchers have found three new ways to double the solar dividend, making the sun work harder and deliver more to the renewable economy. A new, translucent material made of little more than silica and air can double the solar dividend, collecting solar heat and raising temperatures to 200°C, delivering new…

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How to keep pests out of your crops

How to keep pests out of your crops

July 29, 2019

Where you have plants, you can expect to have a few pests. However, they do not have to overwhelm you. There are great organic methods you can use to get rid of pests from your crops. Why natural pest control? As it is, we use too many pesticides and chemicals…

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Tiny beetle poses huge threat

A tiny beetle poses a huge threat to trees in South Africa

July 29, 2019

This article requires an active response after reading it. Please follow the action steps listed at the end. A minute exotic beetle that carries disease-causing fungi is threatening tree life in South Africa. This beetle bores holes into mostly the trunks of healthy, living trees where it cultivates a fungal…

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