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Key Results

  1. The Split Ranch Management Approach is simple, practical and effective for part-time farmers. 

  2. The chequerboard grazing approach improves fi re management.

  3. A ten-year average cattle calving percentage of 66%. 

  4. The resource base has improved, where perennial Finger grass is returning to many camps.

  5. Before the drought in 2019, the farm was stocked at 1 livestock unit (LSU) on 6 ha.  

  6. The extended fi ve-year drought period from 2013 to 2019 resulted in early destocking of a 100 animals in May 2016. The ongoing drought resulted in more animals having to be moved to another farm during 2019 and 2020. 

  7. The rangeland has recovered since 2019.

Farm Agagia

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Richard Kamukuenjandje’s mantra is ‘be hard on facts but soft on people’. 
Farming is a family venture. By farming, you are managing a living system, so 
in order to succeed, you must be adaptive and learn what to do and when. 

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