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One advert changed farmer Thalita Zondi’s life

In this week’s #SoilSistas feature we travel to Gauteng to meet mixed farmer Thalita Zondi (52). She was selected for Corteva Women Agripreneur Programme...

VKB’s new Harrismith store opens to much fanfare

Free State shoppers came from far and wide for the official opening of the VKB Group’s brand-new flagship store in Harrismith yesterday. Boasting a brand-new...

Eastern Free State, get ready: VKB is opening a new store

VKB is opening a new flagship store in Harrismith today (30 April 2021). Spanning over 4000 square metres, the new store promises to meet...

Wine experts share ‘story of hope’ with new farmers

South Africa's wine industry has faced an extraordinary number of challenges over the course of the past year, but low points often make space...

How Mokgadi traded heels for gumboots to build a legacy

In this week's #SoilSistas feature we travel to rural Limpopo to meet farmer and environmental management scientist Mokgadi Manamela. She was selected for Corteva...

From unemployed graduate to farmer – and loving it!

Mzansi’s #SoilSistas are a breath of fresh air in the agricultural space. And this week we travel to Kalbasfontein in Gauteng to meet maize...

ADVERTORIAL: Mechanisation experts where you need them

We live in the age of mechanisation: a time where we rely on our technology and our trucks and our elaborate sprinkler systems to do...

This farmer smiles when she hears bees buzzing

Next up on Food For Mzansi’s #SoilSistas campaign we meet Metsana Kojane, founder of Eden Roots. Powered by Corteva Agriscience, we're highlighting some of...

How Musa went from beginner to winner in just one year

Food For Mzansi is proud to announce #SoilSistas, a new campaign celebrating female farmers across South Africa. Powered by Corteva Agriscience, we will highlight...

Magnifisan: SA’s favourite maize meal creates local jobs

Did you know that Mzansi’s favourite maize meal is produced in the heart of Limpopo? Not many people know that VKB Milling (Pty) Ltd...

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SoilSistas: How Makhoa answered the call of the land

This week on Food For Mzansi’s #SoilSistas campaign, we meet Nobuntu Makhoa, founder of Ba ha Makhoa. Powered by Corteva Agriscience, we’re highlighting some...

How to keep your cattle healthy (and happy!) this winter

As a communal farmer near the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands town of Ixopo, Thabo Cele understands his responsibility in helping his cattle get through winter in...

Mpumalanga reels after ‘illegal hunters’ kill farmer

A 58-year-old farmer was found dead near Amersfoort in Mpumalanga. He may have died at the hands of individuals who were unlawfully hunting with...

What SA agriculture needs from international trade

The agriculture sector is not only crucial for ensuring food security, but also the main source of African livelihoods. Yet, despite its potential, the...

Cannabis boom could turn around Malawi economy

Malawi might soon switch to high-growth crops like cannabis, confirmed the country’s president, Lazarus Chakwera. This, after its leading foreign exchange earner, tobacco, was...