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Podcast: Pure desperation made her start a backyard business

On episode 46 of Farmer’s Inside Track, we connect with a phenomenal woman in agriculture, our mover and shaker of the week, Renshia Manuel....

Here’s what you can expect at this year’s Wine & Food Tourism Conference

Powerhouse wine strategist and futurist Paul Mabray, arguably the most pivotal international force in wine e-commerce, is one of two headline speakers at this...

Farmer, are you claiming all you can for diesel rebates?

Although some up-and-coming farmers may not know it, South African farmers can claim back up to R2.79 per eligible litre of the diesel that...

Alfreda honours father’s legacy through farming excellence

Although farming might still largely be a man’s world where women continue to experience pushback and find it difficult to excel, grain farmer Alfreda...

Four things happening in SA agriculture today, 14 October 2020

It was a sad day in Mzansi's agriculture sector yesterday following the tragic passing of land reform champion Dr Vuyo Mahlati, president of the...

Cele vows to rebuild trust between SAPS and Free State farmers

While ministers were defusing tensions in the town of Senekal, Free State Agriculture (FSA) delivered a memorandum of demands challenging government to take decisive...

Agriculture can reset economy for growth, urges Dr Ivan Meyer

Agriculture will pave the way to Mzansi’s economic recovery, said Western Cape minister of agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, during a meeting with Agri SA’s...

Partnership to spur new era farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa

An agricultural consultation and food security group, AgricultSURE, has joined forces with Laeveld Agrochem to support the development of up-and-coming farmers not only in...

Tributes pour in for ‘land reform champion’ Dr Vuyo Mahlati

Tributes are pouring in for Dr Vuyo Mahlati, the president of Afasa (the African Farmers’ Association of South Africa) and owner of a wool...

Podcast: It’s all about leaving a legacy for your children

In this episode of the Farmer’s Inside Track agriculture podcast we’re catching up with 35-year-old Bennedicter Mhlongo, a Mpumalanga crop farmer with a big...

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‘Private sector can salvage ailing land reform programme’

Indifference by the private sector in contributing to the land reform programme could unwittingly result in the once flourishing agricultural sector turning into a...

Limpopo farmer channels the passions of his renegade ancestors

Aldrin Lawrence (51) farms in the Mara area of the Vhembe district of Limpopo, in a little farming town, called Buysdorp, named for his...

LIVE: Agriculture sector honours land reform champion Dr Vuyo Mahlati

Politicians, land reform activists, and members of the agricultural community are joining the family of land reform champion Dr Vuyo Mahlati today at the...

Bheki Cele vows to ‘flush out’ bad apples in SAPS

While Free State farming communities await the return visit of the minister of police, Bheki Cele tells Food For Mzansi that he too mourns...

The most sizzling farm photo shoot you’ll ever see!

The khaki getup and veldskoene phenomenon is everywhere – and Mzansi farmers are now capturing their best moments working the land through photo shoots,...