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Three things happening in SA agriculture today, 23 October 2020

Greetings Mzansi. Even though we have come to the end of our week we have not run out of resourceful webinars, meeting and events...

Three things happening in SA agriculture today, 22 October 2020

On a Thursday like this we say cheers to another opportunity to toil and work the land that feeds us. Today, the cameras of...

And the winners of this year’s Master Dairyman Awards are…

Organisers of the National Master Dairyman Awards last night honoured the late Jan Zim and Nompe Ida Zim, two Free State dairyman, with its...

Western Cape communities plant own food to fight hunger

At its core, human dignity is greatly dependent on the right to equal access of food. These were the words of the Western Cape...

Wildfires: ‘What did we do to deserve such suffering?’

Only God can save us now, says a Free State farm worker who nearly lost his life in a fire that has ravaged more...

Free State farmer works to mend relationships

After a life-changing moment that turned his world upside down, livestock farmer Wessel Bibbey, took it upon himself to press the reset button and...

Coping with covid-19: cattle farmers share top tips

As Mzansi continues to battle with the realities of the covid-19 lockdown, some of the nation’s cattle farmers share the lessons they learnt on...

Three things happening in SA agriculture today, 21 October 2020

Greetings Mzansi! As the week marches on, we will be celebrating our country’s top dairy achievers in the annual National Dairy Performers Awards. Farmers above...

Hamba kahle, humble servant of the land

Flanked by the bereaved family of the late Afasa president, Dr Vuyo Mahlati, Mzansi's agricultural community said their last goodbyes to the "seasoned agricultural...

‘Private sector can salvage ailing land reform programme’

Indifference by the private sector in contributing to the land reform programme could unwittingly result in the once flourishing agricultural sector turning into a...

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Treasury’s support to Land Bank is a food imperative, says Agri...

Following the earlier warning by Futuregrowth that all South Africans should hope that the Land Bank will be rescued from its financial woes, Agri...

Didiza: ‘Break barriers and see each other as human beings’

Instead of taking up arms the agricultural sector should sit down and resolve its problems, urged Thoko Didiza, the minister of agriculture, land reform...

Step aside, Spider-Man. Kutlo wants a farm-themed party!

Yes, farming is a tough and often dirty and sweaty. But that’s clearly not stopping young Kutlo Mongale and his cousins from having fun....

Why does our hit rate in black farmer commercialisation still suck?

Sinelizwi Fakade has seen both sides of the efforts by the state and the commercial farming sector to develop smallholder farmers into small-scale commercial...

Liewe Lulu: Do I marry out of duty?

Lone Wolf, from Hertzogville in the Free State writes… I am 29, single, straight, run a 200-hectare cattle operation and I am honestly fulfilled by...