KARAN BEEF proudly announces the launch of the KARAN BEEF ACADEMY – an educational video series designed to provide essential cattle farmer training to all farmers of South Africa. All episodes are available in Zulu, Xhosa and English on the KARAN BEEF website.

Recognising the need to empower both aspiring and seasoned cattle farmers, KARAN BEEF ACADEMY aims to provide a comprehensive platform for imparting insightful knowledge and practical expertise. This educational video series is designed to educate and enlighten all cattle farmers with essential skills and knowledge for success in the evolving commercial cattle farming landscape.

This 10-part series is a valuable resource for South African cattle farmers seeking to enhance profitability and achieve success in the ever-expanding beef cattle market. Each episode focuses on crucial aspects of cattle farming, providing insights and information to cultivate commercially viable herds that can effectively tap into current and future markets.

“The KARAN BEEF ACADEMY series is a gateway to prosperity for individuals passionate about cattle farming,” says Matthew Karan, director of KARAN BEEF. “Whether you’re an aspiring farmer or a seasoned professional, the series caters to all levels of expertise, providing a comprehensive foundation and advanced techniques for success.”

Matthew Karan – Director KARAN BEEF

Commencing with Episode 1 – The Introduction and Overview of the South African Cattle Market – the KARAN BEEF ACADEMY takes viewers on a journey into the heart of the beef industry. This inaugural episode delves into pivotal subjects, such as understanding the dynamics of the South African cattle farming sector, the immense potential it holds, and the vital role of optimal nutrition, including the intricate workings of the rumen and microbes.

Throughout the series, farmers will gain comprehensive knowledge on a diverse range of crucial topics, each addressed in dedicated episodes. These include Episode 2, which delves into effective grazing management, ensuring cattle have access to the best possible food sources to prevent disease and optimise health. Episode 3 focuses on energy and protein supplementation, illuminating the significance of proper weaning and the strategic use of supplements for optimal cattle growth and health.

The KARAN BEEF ACADEMY does not merely disseminate knowledge; it’s establishing a foundation for future cattle farmers’ success. In Episode 4, viewers will learn the art of fertility management, understanding key factors that impact reproductive success and how to safeguard against deficiencies in natural grazing.

Episodes 6 and 7 shift the spotlight to common cattle illnesses, exploring their identification, treatment, and underscoring the importance of vaccinations as a preventive measure. In Episode 8, the series highlights the critical role of an effective parasite control program in maintaining a healthy herd.

Furthermore, Episode 9 provides invaluable guidance on marketing and selling animals, touching on branding, traceability, and other pivotal decisions in the marketing process. As the series approaches its conclusion, Episode 10 focuses on making cattle herds economically viable, offering viewers insights into sustainable wealth generation, the beef cattle production cycle, and strategic measures to enhance profitability.

To stay informed about updates and episodes, viewers can follow : KARAN BEEF ACADEMY Facebook Group and engage with KARAN BEEF on social media platforms : Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.