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Learners introduced to new spectrum of agricultural opportunities in Paarl

The excitement is running high as VKB and Food For Mzansi enters the third week of their Agri Career Roadshow. Today, hundreds of learners...

Nick Serfontein and Dan Kriek offer ‘alternative perspectives on land reform’

Two leading farmers, who were part of Pres. Cyril Ramaphosa’s land reform advisory panel, have released a “supplementary report” after publicly distancing themselves from...

Ramaphosa’s panel ‘seriously concerned about state’s capability to implement land reform process’

Pres. Cyril Ramaphosa’s advisory panel on land reform says they are seriously concerned about the state’s capability to “implement the land reform process at...

‘There’s more to agriculture than just gumboots and overalls’

Shalton Klassen, a learner from Nqweba Secondary School in Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape, says he has been planting vegetables in their family garden...

Hundreds of Eastern Cape school kids learn why agriculture needs them

“Agriculture needs young people and it is becoming increasingly important that we introduce learners to the amazing opportunities within the industry.” These were the words...

67 minutes for Madiba: this is how Kroonstad learners celebrated Mandela Day

With coding fast becoming an in-demand skill in the agricultural industry, more than 100 Free State learners spent their 67 minutes for Mandela Day...

Hundreds of learners explore agriculture at Frankfort career day

Many of the more than 400 learners who attended the third leg of the VKB Food For Mzansi Agri Career Day in Frankfort in...

‘I never, ever thought that agriculture could be so cool’

“I never, ever thought that agriculture could be so cool,” exclaimed the 14-year-old Kgomotso Mbele, a gr. 9 learner at the Kgotso-Uxolo Secondary School...

Agri Career Roadshow kicks off with a bang in Phuthaditjhaba

Simply magical. This, says Food For Mzansi’s Editor, Dawn Noemdoe, is the only way to describe the first stop in the Agri Career Roadshow...

10 000 learners expected at nationwide Agri Career Roadshow

Four weeks. Four provinces. Ten thousand learners. The VKB Food For Mzansi Agri Career Roadshow kicks off on Monday in Phuthaditjhaba in the Eastern...

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Didiza thanks farmers, agri organisations for generosity

The minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development, Thoko Didiza, has expressed her appreciation for farmers, farmers’ organisations and agribusinesses that go out of their way to show humanity towards the destitute.  May organisations showed ubuntu by donating and contributing food parcels,...

Covid-19 boosts digitisation of agriculture industry

The covid-19 shock has propelled the agriculture sector into taking a giant technological leap forward. We’ve seen farmers adopting digital and social media platforms to sell produce directly to...

Batsa launches urgent court challenge to tobacco ban

Tobacco giant British American Tobacco South Africa (Batsa) is commencing urgent court proceedings to challenge the government’s decision to extend the ban on tobacco...

Liewe Lulu: Feeling pressured into a relationship

Cold Little Heart from Kimberley in the Northern Cape writes….  Liewe Lulu,  I think I am broken. I seem to have forgotten what it is like to...

Lockdown: ‘Let us hunt,’ plead game farmers

The unprecedented challenges caused by the novel coronavirus have wreaked havoc throughout the entire wildlife industry. Without swift government intervention, game farmers are fearful...