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Veg farmer: How do I tell my hubby I am not happy in the sack?

This Karoo farmer is often left unsatisfied by her husband and is on the verge of cheating, but open communication could be the answer.

Liewe Lulu: No farmer is an island

What is 'Girl Code' even? This farmer keeps getting flak from her friends for not following unspoken friendship rules. Liewe Lulu is giving her a crash course.

My farmer bae’s friends make me uncomfortable

A veg farmer says she feels like an imposter amongst her beau and his gal pals. Liewe Lulu suggests she not read too much into their catty behaviour. Photo: Food For Mzansi

Sheep farmer feels cheated by Casanova

This Bloemfontein farmer needs some relationship advice. She and her fiancé went from the heights of romance to side eyes and arguments.

Veggie farmer mom: ‘I feel alone…’

Between running a home and running a farm, this Potchefstroom farmer has forgotten to take some time for herself, and she's feeling burnt out.

Veggie farmer can’t stop procrastinating

This Mpumalanga veggie farmer is a serial procrastinator, and they need some serious help before the spring planting season kicks off.

Beef farmer: I am caught in the middle of my child’s separation

This beef farmer is struggling with an adult daughter who is pouting like a child and an ex son-in-law renting land.

Hayi suka! A pig farmer who fears women?

This Northern Cape pig farmer thinks he's afraid of women, but your favourite Agri Agony Aunt knows he's actually afraid of rejection.

Potato farmer: Messy boots upset my neat-freak girlfriend

This potato farmer's partner is very neat and tidy, but his muddy boots are driving a wedge between them. Is he too messy or is she too much?

I am ready to break free of the friend-kraal

Liewe Lulu is Food For Mzansi’s no-holds-barred agri agony aunty. While she receives many letters from across South Africa, preference is given to those who are working in the agricultural sector. Yes, farmers have issues too, and Liewe Lulu’s got the tissues.

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How Voermol changed the game for this Free State farmer

Eugene van der Walt has been farming for just over a decade. His operation has improved drastically since he discovered Voermol’s products.

The most adorable story you’ll read today. Fact!

This grade 8 learner’s future is so bright, he has to wear his shades! At 14, he is already farming with chickens and veggies in his parents’ backyard. His dream job? You’ll never guess… (No, it isn’t farming.)