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Cattle Farmer: ‘How can I stop coming on too strong?’

Farmer repellent from Malamulele, Limpopo writes… I am newly in a relationship with a fellow cattle farmer for three months now and really like this...

Cape chef shares Mzansi food at pan-African table

Chef Amanda Manyatshe (37) is on a mission to share Mzansi food flavours with the world through a food business she calls For The...

Recipe: Make Amanda’s mopani worm pasta

Mashonzha or mopani worms are undeniably a local culinary treasure for many South Africans. Mashonzha or amasonja are a delicacy throughout Southern Africa in countries...

US agri giant to buy cow masks to trap methane burps

Agriculture giant Cargill Inc. will start selling methane-absorbing wearable devices for cows, putting its support behind an experimental technology that could help the industry...

Newly-wed farmer wants to jump ship

Lost and confused from Klerksdorp, North West writes… Liewe LuluMy husband and I married just before the pandemic hit. Before, he lived in the city...

Kasi chef: No stumbling block too high for Innocent

After more than a year living in a global pandemic it is safe to say that the game of life has changed. Now we...

Recipe: Stovetop oxtail

Cooked until fall-apart tender, a good pot of oxtail is definitely a hit when you are craving something warm and comforting. Innocent Makgwale (26) has...

Edible leaves: Don’t throw away the healthy bits

Visiting farms and chatting with food growers, I am always surprised and happy to learn about the wonder of vegetables. Like finding out about...

Mzansi in shock after legendary actress dies

South Africans are reeling from shock after the family of legendary actress Shaleen Surtie-Richards confirmed her death. The 66-year-old was found dead in a...

Farmer got her heart broken in the Congo

Befuddled state of mind from Brazzaville, Congo writes Liewe Lulu,What do you do when a man suddenly loses interest in you?In November last year when...

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Weekend cold front to batter Western and Northern Cape

Farmers in the south-western Cape fear that a second cold front set to hit the region this afternoon, might cause further crop damage. The...

Poultry queen is not looking for a king

Solo mother hen from Kuruman, Northern Cape writes… Liewe LuluI am 41, farm with chickens and am currently single. I have two sons and run...

This Free State farmer is creating his own opportunities

Farmsol Youth Ambassador and Free State farmer Mokete Johannes Mofokeng is making great strides through sheer tenacity. In celebration of Youth Month, we feature...

Zim starts paying white farmers after violent land grabs

Too little, too late. This is how political analysts and agricultural policy advisors in South Africa are reacting to Zimbabwe’s two-decades-late compensation payment to...

Grain SA stalwart dies after Covid-19 battle

Grain SA has this evening confirmed the death of Bully Botma, a Free State farmer and former chairperson of the commodity organisation. Food For...