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Market will always find quality produce, says crop farmer

Many farmers may advise that attaining a market is the first and crucial step before planting their crops, but Pfananani Augustine Nemasisi believes the...

‘Poultry farming is not for sissies,’ says Bheki

Things have never come easy for Bhekifa Ezra Matshenja. Perhaps that’s why his advice to young aspiring farmers is not to be “sissies”. The 36-year-old...

Meet the women selling the boys their big toys

Across the globe, International Women’s Day is observed today. In 2021 the focus is on the efforts of women and girls around the world to shape...

How Covid-19 helped The Crop Box grow and grow

When Phumzile Chifunyise ventured into business at the end of 2019, she had no idea that a global pandemic would be the lynchpin that...

From going bust to supplying Spar in just 6 months

In the heart of Mbokotwane, a village less than 20 minutes away from Tsolo in the Eastern Cape, a black-owned farming business empowers youth...

Megan put world’s most expensive beef on the map

It may have been her dad, Brian, who started breeding with Wagyu cattle in South Africa, but it was Megan Angus who put Woodview’s...

Meet the app-building brothers who farm for the future

In agriculture, two heads are always better than one. In the case of Eric and Willem van Zyl, this approach led to a multi-lingual...

How a Zim refugee became a top vegan restaurateur

Raised by his parents and grandparents, who were all farmers, Elisha Madzivadondo decided a long time ago that he too would follow in the...

AfCFTA could be ‘jackpot for SA farmers’

Bearing in mind that Mzansi is a major exporter of food products to the rest of the continent, there can be no doubt that...

Agri-tourism: ‘Farms offer healing amid madness’

With bans on the sale of alcohol, prohibitions on visits to beaches, rivers and dams and a 21:00 curfew in place, the future of...

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African horse sickness strikes Western Cape farm

After five suspected cases of African horse sickness (AHS) were detected on a Cederberg farm, the Western Cape government has taken emergency steps to...

Drop it like it’s hot: Pleasant autumn weekend awaits

If you don’t have weekend plans, you should perhaps find at least one good reason to spend some time outdoors. Another pleasant autumn weekend...

Container shortage threatens SA’s bumper fruit harvests

The citrus industry continues to scramble to secure enough mobile refrigerated shipping containers, known as reefer containers, in order to meet this year’s citrus...

Farmers and workers: How to register for Covid-19 vaccine

Farmers and farmworkers who are 60 years and older can now register to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. This, after government officially opened online registrations...

Avian influenza: Botswana bans Mzansi poultry imports

The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) is yet to comment on the decision of Botswana to ban poultry products from Mzansi after an outbreak...