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AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet an animal health specialist

“I was born for agriculture. I can’t imagine myself in any other sector. This is my calling," says veterinarian Dr Princess Moswa-Kato (38). Growing...

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a citrus and table grapes product specialist

It's been 26 years since Adriaan Badenhorst started working in the fruit industry, and he has no regrets. As a product specialist in citrus...

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a research scientist

As a city boy, Dr Igshaan Samuels (41) never imagined a career in agriculture. A keen interest in the environment led to studies in...

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a fish farmer

Leslie Ter Morshuizen (52) has always been passionate about fish. In fact, he was breeding goldfish and tilapia as a young boy on their...

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet an agronomist

In today's edition of AgriSETA Learner Connect we chat to the 27-year-old Lerato Botha. She is a fiery farmer and the CEO of Farmerlee...

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet an agricultural technician

The 30-year-old Gary Patience was destined to become a farmer. Having been raised in a farming family, it was only a matter of time...

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a horticulturist

Deciding on a future career is probably one of most difficult things in your life as a high school learner. Some of you will...

AgriSETA scales up sector skills through R147 m investment

The National Development Plan (NDP) targets the creation of one million jobs by 2033 and AgriSETA intends to be a cog in the wheel...

Employment and empowerment is real in the chicken industry

Feathers are flying in the chicken industry with importers and local producers crossing swords over issues of pricing, consumer interests, employment and empowerment. FairPlay sides...

Future Farmers opens international doors for aspiring young farmers

An award-winning dairy farmer in Howick, KwaZulu Natal has changed the lives of hundreds of aspiring young farmers in Mzansi. Through her Future Farmers...

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Steady interest rates ‘positive for agri in tough times’

The agricultural sector has welcomed the South African Reserve Bank’s decision to keep the repo rate unchanged – a much-needed lifeline for farmers who...

Meet the man behind Cape Town’s first sushi truck

The global health crisis caused by Covid-19 was surely the spanner in the works that we never saw coming. With its continued devastation the battered...

RECIPE: We’re making Japanese fried rice

No, you do not need a Teppanyaki grill to whip up a bowl of Maruwaan Christians’ savoury Japanese fried rice. Make Christians’ yakimeshi, a rice...

New biosecurity rules: ‘Adhere or close down’

South African livestock auctioneers and agents in the game farming industry are faced with new rules on how auction activities are to be conducted...

3 things happening in agri today, 20 January 2021

Today is an exciting day if you are in the Swellendam and Strydfontein areas to go to the production auctions held there. If you...