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VIDEO: Navigating life as a black entrepreneur

In this week’s Farmer’s Inside Track video episode, 34-year-old Yongama Skweyiya, co-founder of Pimville Gin, shares his recipe for making it as a young...

PODCAST: Urban Farmer uses rooftop space in Hillbrow to make a difference

In the heart of the bustling concrete jungle of Johannesburg lies the residential neighbourhood of Hillbrow. When we imagine this inner-city suburb, we tend to paint a very bleak picture....

Expropriation bill opened for comment over December holiday

Feeling run down after a long year? We get it, but before you take a break, it’s really important to make your voice heard...

VIDEO: Visiting Tembisa’s ‘Township Aquaponics pioneer’

Urban farmer Mosesi Mosesi is ripping through the script of agricultural norms with a business initiative he calls New Liff Hydroponic Farm. The 27-year-old is...

PODCAST: Nigerian farmer encourages Mzansi’s youth to embrace agriculture

Edward Wisdom is a commercial farmer of African vegetables based in Vanderbijlpark, south of Gauteng. In 1996, he opened a shop in Braamfontein, which...

We’re celebrating our new Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi, by cooking Umngqusho, her fave recipe

Look, it’s been a rather tough year for many of us, but on the flip side it has also been a year of bringing...

VIDEO: Farmers Choice founder Andile Matukane

CEO and founder of Farmers Choice, Andile Matukane joins us on this week’s video episode of Farmer's Inside Track. Fondly known as “the Spinach...

Buchule Jack, a young Free State Farmer, on the murder of Anele Hoyana by a fellow farmer

Farmers from around South Africa have expressed their shock and horror after the news that a fellow farmer, Fritz “Majeka Joubert”, has killed his...

AgriSETA partnerships can create jobs in sugar cane, citrus

Following their recent annual general meeting, AgriSETA has announced that it signed partnership agreements with the Citrus Growers Association (CGA) and RCL Foods to...

‘For the Love of the Land’ book launch attracts record-breaking crowd

The new For the Love of the Land book attracted a record-breaking crowd at its recent launch function held in the Western Cape. More...

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‘Miss Gates’ is making beauty products specially for women of colour

Women of colour have long struggled to find products that cater specifically for their skincare needs. For young agripreneur Seipati Masango the solution was no further than her mother’s kitchen...

Government learnership empowers young chef

While many fret and wrack their brains about what to do after obtaining their matric certificates, taking the road less travelled helped 22-year-old Patience...

RECIPE: Braised oxtail and garlic mash will have you asking for more

The fragrant smell of herbed, braised red meat on a Sunday afternoon gives your home a warm, comforting feeling. Oxtail is a cut of...

Land Bank’s junk rating ‘disastrous’ for farmers

The downgrading of the Land Bank to junk status by international ratings agency Moody’s has been described as “disastrous” by leaders in organized agriculture. It...

Livestock farmer takes the reins as new AFASA Youth chairperson

The youth wing of the African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (AFASA) recently elected a new chairperson to spearhead their organisation. Livestock farmer Keatlegile Mnguni...