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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,...

Mossel Bay foreman wins top Prestige Agri Award

After months of criss-crossing the province looking for the Western Cape’s best agricultural workers, 16 regional winners were chosen from more than 1 300...

R46 million injection to support smallholder farmers

More than R46 million has been set aside by the North West government to support 812 smallholder farmers with crop production inputs ahead of...

Emerging Farmer Named Top Free State Entrepreneur

When the Sernick Group first started its Emerging Farmers Programme in 2016 it was in the hope that it would aid and empower people like Palesa Moahloli to succeed and give...

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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...