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COMPETITION: Show Food For Mzansi’s Heroes some love and you could WIN

Food For Mzansi has brought hundreds of unsung heroes in the South African agricultural sector to the fore. We honour our farmers, agripreneurs and...

All-female Power Talk promises to be woke…

The future of farming is female. And no, we are not referring to the farmer’s wife. Great change is under way on South African...

Join us in Bloemfontein for panel talk with top agricultural speakers

There is a new sense of hope for agriculture in the country and it reinforces Food For Mzansi’s belief in the power of this...

Women power rocks as 5 of the 9 agriculture MECs wear heels

Here they are – the nine provincial agriculture MECs, five of them female, who will assist the newly-appointed Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and...

Here’s agriculture’s very first to-do list for Minister Thoko Didiza

While the newly appointed Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform & Rural Development, Thoko Didiza, was welcomed to the portfolio for the vast experience she...

ELECTIONS 2019: ‘ANC and EFF could push through land expropriation without compensation’

A leading young farmer, Nono Sekhoto-Iga, says she hopes that the sixth democratic parliament chosen in the election will create policies that not only...

Be sure to make your mark, pleads agri-leader

AgriSA has called on South Africans to make their mark on Wednesday in the sixth general election described by many as the most important...

Foodie fun for old and young at #SACheeseFestival

It is believed that the best way to explore South African culture is through our food and beverages. Most definitely yes! And with the...

Free State Young Farmer of the Year’s optimism is infectious

The unwaveringly positive attitude to life expressed by Free State Agriculture’s Young Farmer of the Year for 2019, Herman Janse van Rensburg, is infectious. This...

Farmer foot soldier fulfilling his promise to God

Rallying thousands of truckloads of fodder and water valued at close to a hundred million rand while criss-crossing Mzansi has been Burre Burger’s life’s...

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Jobs Fund: Open high-value opportunities to smallholders

Developing a sustainable agriculture sector means growing both the farm and the farmer, writes head of the Jobs Fund Najwah Allie-Edries, the same level of effort...

Accelerate water management to boost food production

“We realised the importance of accelerating integrated water resources management efforts to decrease stress on food production, water supply and sanitation services. Source protection for...

KZN farmers offer life-changing opportunities to students

When commercial farmers in the Harry Gwala District in KwaZulu-Natal noticed that farm management students from the local college were forced to go from...

Fuel-price reprieve could stabilise rising input costs

The slight drop in the price of fuel is good news for farmers who are busy harvesting, says Paul Makube, a senior agricultural economist...

Farmer torn between career and motherhood

Compromising mother hen in Bloemfontein writesI gave birth to a beautiful baby boy just four months ago. I am 35 and would like to...