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Last chance to register for groundbreaking water in agri webinar

The countdown has begun for Agri Gauteng’s young farmer webinar held tomorrow in partnership with Grobank. Many of the nation’s top water experts have...

Show some respect for informal food traders, urges economist

Informal food traders should not be demonised in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, warns Lunathi Hlakanyane, a Stellenbosch agricultural economist, in a candid...

Agri Careers: Meet a food processing supervisor

The 37-year-old Peter McDonald is a hero to the food industry because he safeguards the quality of goods manufactured at Euroberry, a leading supplier...

‘The future is in the hands of the youth in agriculture,’ says minister

Is agriculture the saviour of the youth, or is it the other way around? No matter which way you look at it, young South...

Jobs Fund giving wings to thousands of unemployed youth

In a world where movers and shakers are often swaggering, Najwah Allie-Edries is a gentle giant who has in the last nine years quietly...

Youth Day: The future of agriculture is already taking shape

What does the future hold for South African agriculture? On National Youth Day, we think there is no better way of answering this question than hearing...

Hundreds expected to sign manifesto to ‘heal the land and people’

Hundreds of South Africans will on Thursday sign a manifesto to commit to co-creating a country where the production, distribution and utilisation of food...

Last chance to register for youth in agri webinar

UPDATE: The webinar has finished, but you can register to see the recording of this webinar here. Stand up and be counted, young farmers of...

‘The world doesn’t owe you anything,’ says newly appointed CEO

For the newly appointed CEO of Fruit South Africa, Fhumulani Ratshitanga, hard work, discipline, focus and respect were the building bricks at the foundation of her success.  "I never let my gender or the colour of my skin undermine my...

Dairy company celebrates renewable energy achievement

The 24th of October 2018 was a big day for the cows of Fair Cape Dairies. On that day, in a response to World Day for Climate Action, the dairy producer...

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Tune in to virtual farmers’ thanksgiving service today

At least once in your life you will need a doctor, lawyer, police officer and a preacher. But every day, three times a day,...

From selling veggies at taxi rank to supplying Shoprite

With just 65 hectares of land at her disposal, Makhosazane Sambo, together with a group of green-fingered women are slowly, but surely growing Sikhwahlane,...

Rural violence: ‘If you speak out, you starve’

The conviction rate in incidents of gender-based violence and femicide are abysmally low in rural communities, says activist Bronwyn Litkie (35). Apart from a lack...

Liewe Lulu: What is marriage material?

Matrimonially Shunned from Kimberley in the Northern Cape writes… Liewe Lulu, I have been ghosted yet again. Third time in a row for me, sis. I met...

Kwanalu hands over safety and security memorandum to SAPS

In a response to the escalation in farm related violence the KwaZulu-Natal Agricultural Union (Kwanalu) has handed over a safety and security memorandum to...