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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 made him one of the first Nigerian...

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 World Cups and crowns back to Mzansi....
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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 Lady” Matukane tells her farming story about...
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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 sangoma trainer, Anele Hoyana, at Geluksdal farm...

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 benefit black small-holder farmers and land reform...

‘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 than 250 people – many whom have...

Jozi buzzes after launch of much-anticipated book saluting farmers

Well-known Jozi socialite and communications guru George Knoke says never in a million years could he imagine that a book about farmers would lead to one of the hottest launches he...

Latest wine trends, insights revealed at 2020 info day

“The South African wine industry has the potential to be more robust, competitive, profitable and sustainable,” says Rico Basson, the managing director of Vinpro, upon announcing that registration has officially opened...

Farmers of Mzansi, you have inspired a book

Food For Mzansi readers who want to attend the Gauteng and Western Cape launch events of the recently published For the Love of the Land book have to confirm their attendance...

27 giants of cotton honoured at glitzy awards ceremony

Sometimes it takes a quarter-century for your hard work to be recognised and rewarded. Just ask Frans Malela, a former electrician from Marble Hall in Limpopo who now is one of...

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Tragedy strikes Mauwane on ‘coldest night of the year’

Eric Mauwane, a vegetable farmer from Gauteng, lost everything on what was described as the coldest night in Mzansi this year. A heartbroken Mauwane tells us, “Everything is gone. The farm is completely gone.”

KOO recall: No, you really can’t eat defective products

Many are still holding on to some of the defective KOO and Hugo’s products that were recalled. Surely, all 20 million cans can’t be defective, right? Yes, says a top food expert, but “none of the recalled batches should be consumed.”

Miss SA hopefuls share their biggest kitchen secrets

To usher in Women’s Month in August, five of the Miss SA hopefuls shared a few of their kitchen secrets and cooking tips with...

Recipes: Miss SA finalists share their winter delights

As the Top 30 Miss South Africa 2021 hopefuls await crowning, they got busy in the kitchen, cooking up some of their favourite meals. Johannesburg...

Young agronomist is giving back through agriculture

For Wafiq Essop, agriculture provides the perfect opportunity to employ and empower South Africa's poor and disenfranchised. And as an agronomist, he is happy to be...