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WATCH: Faith and family has carried Alan Simons through adversity

The day Alan Simons was retrenched from his job as an agricultural worker, his life changed forever. Now, fourteen years later, he runs his...

PODCAST: Consistency is key in farming

Building a farming empire is no easy feat, but when you’re driven by passion, like Eric Mauwane is, no field will be left untilled....

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Are you considering making a career in farming or agriculture in general? Did you not get accepted to university or college? Or, have you...

Wine producers now vying for untapped local market

There’s a huge untapped market of South Africans who have the disposable income and thirst for something new and exciting to drink, said Brandon...

Land Bank’s junk rating ‘disastrous’ for farmers

The downgrading of the Land Bank to junk status by international ratings agency Moody’s has been described as “disastrous” by leaders in organized agriculture. It...

Livestock farmer takes the reins as new AFASA Youth chairperson

The youth wing of the African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (AFASA) recently elected a new chairperson to spearhead their organisation. Livestock farmer Keatlegile Mnguni...
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WATCH: There is Ubuntu in farming for agripreneur Sabatha Segoba

Motho ke motho ka batho. You are because we are. Ubuntu. This is what makes the entrepreneurial landscape of Mzansi unique, believes agripreneur Sabatha Segoba who is featured on this week’s Farmer’s Inside Track video episode.   Segoba (32) is the co-founder of...

‘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...
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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....

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Police murders: ‘Farmers, SAPS key to national stability’

The agricultural sector has condemned the murder of six police officers in the last ten days. While police minister Bheki Cele called on officers to...

What you should know about SA’s first land court

The minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development, Thoko Didiza, hopes the Land Court Bill will breathe new life into the country’s land...

Population growth: Mountains hold many future clues

Sub-Saharan Africa is set to experience a population growth explosion, warns the United Nations in its latest data projections for 2100. Dr João Vidal, a...

Megan put world’s most expensive beef on the map

It may have been her dad, Brian, who started breeding with Wagyu cattle in South Africa, but it was Megan Angus who put Woodview’s...

Price-shocker: Sharp increase for rice, bread and beans

Rice has been flagged as the highest food inflation contributor in the urban food basket. This is according to the National Agricultural Marketing Council’s...