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‘Hunger to succeed’ lands 21yo wine enthusiast a rare opportunity

The moment when a 21-year-old describes wine as “bottled poetry”, you immediately know that it’s their passion talking. It is this exact passion that...

VIDEO: Navigating life as a black entrepreneur

In this week’s Farmer’s Inside Track video episode, 34-year-old Yongama Skweyiya, co-founder of Pimville Gin, shares his recipe for making it as a young...

PODCAST: Urban Farmer uses rooftop space in Hillbrow to make a difference

In the heart of the bustling concrete jungle of Johannesburg lies the residential neighbourhood of Hillbrow. When we imagine this inner-city suburb, we tend to paint a very bleak picture....

Expropriation bill opened for comment over December holiday

Feeling run down after a long year? We get it, but before you take a break, it’s really important to make your voice heard...

VIDEO: Visiting Tembisa’s ‘Township Aquaponics pioneer’

Urban farmer Mosesi Mosesi is ripping through the script of agricultural norms with a business initiative he calls New Liff Hydroponic Farm. The 27-year-old is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Liewe Lulu: I am struggling to deal with the isolation of...

Trapped Soul from Prince Albert in the Western Cape writes… Liewe Lulu, It has been an emotional rollercoaster under the national lockdown, and I am struggling...

Didiza extends voucher dates in covid-19 support scheme again

The validity of covid-19 disaster support vouchers issued by government to small-scale and communal farmers has once again been extended due to supply chain...

Three things happening in SA agriculture today, 14 August 2020

After a long week filled with not-so-smooth days on the agricultural scene, it’s seemed like Friday is filled with opportunities for farmers, foodies and...

Young beekeeper killed in suspected cross-border crime

Following the announcement of Agri SA’s intervention with the police to improve rural security, a 21-year-old beekeeper is believed to be the latest victim...

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a veterinarian

If you're the type person who can get excited about relocating two elephant bulls to a new reserve, listen up. It might be worth...