National Geographic : 1931 Apr
THOUSANDS OF ACRES OF MAIZE ADD TO THE WEALTH OF THE UNION Kafir corn is also an important crop. Seed is carefully selected, and modern scientific methods of dryfarming areemployed where rainfall islight and irrigation is impracticable. Parts of Orange Free State and Natal are particularly well adapted to this sort ofagriculture. Growers benefit bythe activities of the agricultural school near Bloemfontein (see text, page 441).