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Is Eskom now in the farming business?

Role players in the agriculture sector are keeping a watchful eye on the 139 Free State farms that Eskom is seizing from a municipality...

Level 1: Extend alcohol trading and open borders, urge agri leaders

Agriculture leaders are hoping that pres, Cyril Ramaphosa’s scheduled address to the nation at 19:00 tonight will see alcohol trading hours extended and border closures eased under...

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a scientific company’s big boss

Dr Tertia Erasmus (49) loves the diversity of working in agriculture and being being part of the food chain from the soil to our plates....

YAFF Awards: Desperate farmer still awaits 2019 prize money

A promise by the South African department of agriculture to pay up money owed to winners of the 2019 YAFF Awards, has still not...

Three things happening in SA agriculture today, 16 September 2020

Good morning to all the nature lovers and fresh produce warriors, today it is all about you! First on the agri-lineup of agriculture webinars is...

7 impacts of climate change on South African agriculture

Prolonged droughts, warmer atmosphere, extreme weather, and the heating of oceans are all signs of the worsening effects of climate change. But what does...

Warning: Scam artists now taking advantage of poultry farmers

An increase in the number of fraudsters and scam artists posing as agricultural suppliers has left many farmers across Mzansi disgruntled hopeless. Poultry farmers...

Four things happening in SA agriculture today, 15 September 2020

The agricultural community has been warned to keep a sharp lookout for scammers who are looking to make a quick buck out of vulnerable...

Distell incentivising taverns, restaurants to fight alcohol abuse

In a bid to foster a culture of responsible drinking and adherence to covid-19 safety practices, Mzansi’s top producer and marketer of alcohol, Distell,...

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet an agricultural consultant

Lieb Venter (63) dedicated his life to building South Africa’s agricultural industry, serving for 39 years as an agricultural or farming consultant. Venter is the...

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House of Fibre kicks off new year with top auctions

Formerly known as the biggest mohair broker in the world, an Eastern Cape fibre broker has just concluded its second ram auction for the...

Zodwa shuts down critics with poultry business

Proving that Zodwa Wabantu’s ferocious knack for hustling knows no bounds, the socialite has started a new poultry business earlier this year. Instead of wallowing...

Covid-19: ‘I forgive you. I love you. Goodbye’

Despite being a deeply divided nation, South Africans are united in their grief for those who have lost the battle against Covid-19. Recently, the...

3 things happening in agri today, 25 January 2021 

Let's go, Monday! The new week kicks off with episode 2 of Mzansi's favourite farmers' television show. Plus, there are top opportunities to learn...

‘Careful, gentlemen, Alfreda Mars is in the house’

On Monday at 18:30, viewers meet the remarkable Alfreda Mars who farms just outside Moorreesburg in the Western Cape. Duncan Masiwa reports that initially,...