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5 #Festive bubbly cocktail recipes you never knew you needed

Doctor's orders for the next few blurred wines of the silly season approaching. Please consult your nearest #WineFARMacist for your prescription. Recently I had a few...

‘Accelerated land reform can improve goodwill,’ says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says accelerated land reform has the potential to improve goodwill between the people of South Africa. In his Reconciliation Day address...

Limpopo agri-workers shine in soccer tournament

Limpopo’s agri-workers ended the year with a bang during Game of Stars, the much-anticipated annual soccer final hosted by Agri Limpopo and the Mark...

Under-represented communities to have say in land reform policy debate

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 10-member advisory panel on land reform says under-represented communities must have an opportunity to have their say before a formal policy...

Asparagus project creates almost 900 jobs in Eastern Free State

Asparagus might be considered a boring veggie by some, but in South Africa the VKB Group has proven that it can be a great...

Stone fruit season has just arrived – and the fruits are yummy!

Stone fruit season is here! Be prepared to see them everywhere – at the shop, in your house and eventually in your mouth. Why?...

Agricultural sector the go-to for SA’s SME’s

The inaugural SME Landscape Report, just released by SME South Africa, shows that agricultural opportunities abound for small and medium enterprises. The survey, commissioned...

Food For Mzansi announces historic partnership with VKB group

One of the Free State’s leading agricultural companies, the VKB group, has announced a historic partnership with the Farmers For Change movement to help...

Top tips to beat the Black Friday shopping madness

Hit the brakes, fasten your seatbelt and brace yourself as the world is getting ready for one bumpy ride. As the time to Black Friday accelerates, just about everyone is buckling up for a day of crazy savings and even crazier behaviour.   Store windows...

Wandile Sihlobo bags Agriculturist of the Year Award

Leading agricultural economist Wandile Sihlobo was named Agriculturist of the Year by Agricultural Writers SA moments ago. Sihlobo heads up agribusiness research at Agbiz,...

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Avian influenza rocks Gauteng poultry farm

Farmers are on high alert after government confirmed that about 300 chickens were culled because of an outbreak of avian influenza at a commercial...

Didiza vows to expedite title deed handovers

While 39 Mpumalanga farmers are celebrating Thoko Didiza’s decision to withdraw eviction notices issued to them, the agricultural sector is cautiously optimistic that title...

Meet the pensioners who have supplied Shoprite for 30 years

Most retired couples wish to take a well-deserved break after decades of hard work. For some, this means international travel. For others, such as...

Starving for land: ‘Black farmers vs. govt. cowboys

The eviction of black farmers from profitable commercial enterprises – allegedly at the hands of “cowboy officials” – has opened room for a systemic...

This week’s agriculture events: 12 – 18 April

Happy Monday, Mzansi! Get your calendars out and take note of this week’s  agriculture  events that are taking place throughout South Africa, as well...