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How to get rewarded for living like a boss

If there is one thing the Covid-19 pandemic has taught South Africans, it is the importance of saving for hard times. Also, it has highlighted the need for insurance companies to...

Are farmworkers prepared for retirement?

Many farm workers are not prepared for the day that they have to retire. Even those that have started investing in retirement funds often don’t realise how much they are not...

Loyalty in the age of mechanised farming

In our age of technological advancements the farming space is becoming a lot more mechanised, and farmers are increasingly looking for skilled employees that can operate these specialised machinery and technology...

Increase productivity by reducing presenteeism at work

In this week’s HEALTH SQUARED Agri Update on Food For Mzansi, we discuss a workplace phenomenon often swept under the mat. It’s called presenteeism. You know, those colleagues who come to...

Farm productivity: Data-driven employee wellness is key

It is not just an old farmers’ tale that there is a complex relationship between the success of any business and the well-being of their employees. Absenteeism due to sickness is...

Future-focused farms ‘require more than public healthcare’

In our 13-week HEALTH SQUARED Agri Update on Food for Mzansi we have been sharing vital ways for future focused farmers to support their workforce to be healthier and more effective. This week we are...

Future-focused farmers: Gap and co-pay cover could be your best investment

Agility Agri has been around for 25 years, and they specialise in creating tailored industry solutions. Over the years Agility has built both healthcare and employee benefit solutions that work for...

Agility Healthcard helps farmers prepare for the unexpected 

Your healthcare needs are just as unique as your fingerprint, and your cover should be too, says Marcia Le Roux, sales executive at Agility Channel.   “We customise healthcare plans according to the size of...

Our Stunted Children: How to prevent what is rarely cured

Watch live as Food For Mzansi moderates a FairPlay webinar in which a panel of thought leaders will discuss the critically important issue of child stunting in South Africa, its impact...

Future-focused farmers are investing in tailor-made agri healthcare

“Most farmers nowadays are very concerned about the health of not only their family, but also the people that work on the farm,” says Marcia le Roux, sales executive at Agility Agri. “Many future-focused farmers are...

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Standing around might be a good thing after all

Doing farm admin in front of your computer all day? It may sound silly, but Finnish researchers have found that the simple act of standing instead of sitting can help help offset the effects of an inactive lifestyle.

Rural matrics and agri students urged to vax up

After almost two years of disruption in schools and universities, Western Cape MECs Ivan Meyer and Debbie Schäfer are hopeful that vaccines will help the education sector find its way back to some semblance of normality.

Liewe Lulu: Does love always have to be a game?

The games are so exhausting! This hard-working farmer is fed up with the fresh phase of her relationship, and ready to quit the flirting. Of course Liewe Lulu has a pep talk ready.

‘YouTube vet’ Dr Nobs is a voice for the voiceless

With a budding YouTube channel and a deep passion for her community, veterinarian Dr Mukani Nobela is determined to make an impact.

Poor roads should be fixed for economy’s sake

If we want to keep the agricultural sector competitive and see growth in rural economies, we need to protect our vital rural road infrastructure. This is according to the Western Cape government’s senior agricultural economist, Tshepo Morokong.