Bruce standing in a field of maize with the South African landscape behind© Karen Edwards
Rainfall in South Africa has been very patchy. Cape Town in the Western Cape is experiencing a devastating drought. I farm in the eastern part of the country where we have had fair rain and our crops are looking excellent. We had a dry January and some of my maize is shorter than normal and is allowing sunlight through the canopy on to the ground.  See also: Video: 5 key points for destroying your cover crops This sunlight could encourage […]