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Structures and Facilities


Well-planned functional buildings as listed below, are required for a successful agricultural industry. The agricultural engineer is involved with:
  • Financial and practical viability studies
  • Compilation of proposed business plans
  • Project management
  • Terrain surveys
  • Planning and design of facilities
  • Compilation of detail construction drawings
  • Material quantities and -cost calculations
  • Construction supervision
  • Aftercare service
  • Continuous interaction with farmers and clients
  • Training

 

Animal housing and handling facilities

Intensive (commercial), semi-intensive and extensive (small-scale) buildings for the production of meat, dairy products, poultry and eggs.

  • Pigs
  • Poultry (broilers and layers)
  • Sheep and goat
  • Dairy cattle
  • Beef cattle

Other animal structures and facilities

  • Auction pens for cattle, sheep and game
  • Holding and handling facilities for game and ostriches
  • Abattoirs
  • Manure and waste handling and utilization

General farm buildings

  • Buildings for the storage and processing of products such as maize, tobacco, vegetables, milk and fruit
  • Labourer housing
  • Workshops

 

Glass houses and plastic tunnels

  • For intensive production of flowers and vegetables

Well-planned functional buildings, as listed, are required for a successful agricultural industry:

  • buildings for the intensive production of meat, dairy products, poultry and eggs
  • buildings for the storage and processing of products such as maize, tobacco, vegetables, mild and fruit
  • glass houses and plastic tunnels for intensive production of flowers and vegetables.
 
 

 

 

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