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#AloneTogether: Farmers manage to keep harvesting despite lockdown

Congrats! You survived day 1 of South Africa’s unprecedented Covid-19 lockdown. The remaining 20 days will not be easy and, if you’re like the...

21 recipes to keep you sane during Covid-19 lockdown

Social distancing and to self-quarantine is Mzansi’s new normal. Our 21-day lockdown to try and limit the spread of Covid-19 has officially kicked in,...

SMME’s can now apply for emergency Covid-19 funding

Agri-businesses who are in distress because of the Covid-19 pandemic can possibly benefit from a debt relief fund announced by government to help alleviate...

Farmers exempted from 21-day lockdown to curb Covid-19 spread

Farmers, it’s official. You are not on lockdown. Food For Mzansi can confirm that farming and agricultural processing are considered an essential service, and...

Farmers are a saving grace in Covid-19 crisis

As the country deals with the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, agriculture is coming to the fore as a key role player. Farmers, especially the small-scale producers, are being singled out as...

Covid-19 price surge: Government shields consumers

Following the shocking news that South Africa now has 150 confirmed Covid-19 cases, government has announced good news for shoppers who have been battling...

Covid-19: ‘No need to panic-buy food’, say economists

While panic-buying of food in the wake of the national coronavirus disaster is an understandable reaction, this is completely unnecessary, say agricultural economists.  Rushing to the...

COVID-19: Farmers urged to protect themselves, workers

Agricultural organisations have urged the sector to adhere to the preventative measures announced by Pres. Cyril Ramaphosa to contain the spread of Covid-19. Leaders urged farmers and other role players  to collaborate in stopping all behaviours that contribute...

How to transform a tiny space into a home gym

Do you dream of having your own home gym, but don't think you have room-in your home or your bank account? Think again! Here, your step-by-step...

The 5 components of a solid home workout

Lockdown is a big challenge for super-fit gym-goers since all gyms are closed and movement outside is pretty much limited, but there are some...

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African swine fever: Western Cape bans sale of live pigs

The Western Cape department of agriculture this evening announced that a ban had been placed on the sale and movement of live pigs from...

Covid-19: Agri will show its worth in third wave

The second wave of Covid-19 infections appears to be moderating across South Africa, bringing hope for the start of economic recovery. But let's not...

Budget speech: Tobacco smugglers ‘dancing in streets’

Smugglers of illicit tobacco products are dancing in the street following finance minister Tito Mboweni’s announcement of an 8%-increase on excise charges, tobacco heavyweights...

Agriculture ‘shining light in Tito’s gloomy budget’

While agricultural leaders were left disappointed by Tito Mboweni’s budget speech, the well-known political commentator Jan-Jan Joubert has a different perspective. He believes that...

‘Farmers carry burden of apartheid-era dispossessions’

Free State Agriculture (FSA) president Francois Wilken has handed in 80 000 signatures against the Expropriation Bill, which will now be tabled in Parliament...