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Olive oil master Francois Cilliers wins Western Cape Prestige Agri Award

Coming from a long lineage of agriworkers who tilled and toiled the land in Breede Valley region, Francois Cilliers always thought that he would...

Youth-led farmers’ indaba kicks off in Sasolburg

Farmers and agricultural experts are convening in Sasolburg in the Free State for the first-ever ANAT (Amara Neema Agritech) Farmers' Indaba this morning. The...

Lifeline for new farmers and agripreneurs launched

Food For Mzansi today lifts the veil on Farmer’s Inside Track, an exclusive platform for up-and-coming farmers and new entrants into agri-businesses who are...

We celebrate our first birthday… by bearing twins!

Today Food For Mzansi turns one. But, unlike one-year-old humans, we aren’t celebrating our first birthday with a theme party, fizzy drinks and party...

VKB celebrates 100 years by planting trees at schools

Petsana Primary School in Reitz is much greener after receiving 100 trees from the VKB Group, one of Mzansi’s leading agricultural enterprises. The school...

New Limpopo agri worker soccer team showcases rural talent

The Schoonbee Landgoed soccer team from Groblersdal in the Sekhukhune District in Limpopo won the bragging rights after bagging the Game of Stars title...

Load shedding now threatening food security

With Eskom confirming that South Africans will have to endure load shedding today to “protect the power system from a total collapse or blackout”,...

Bokke, may the wors be with you against Japan

Beer, braai and biltong are almost synonymous with the Boks. And on Sunday, many in Mzansi will unite in green and gold while enjoying...

PICTURES: Thousands discover the magic of agriculture

More than 3 000 enthusiastic learners representing many different Western Cape schools descended on the Sandringham farm just outside Stellenbosch for two fun-filled days...

Farmers must help fix huge inequalities in SA – Agri SA

Agri SA president Dan Kriek has urged the country’s farmers to play their part in fixing the huge inequalities in South Africa. In a...

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African swine fever: Western Cape bans sale of live pigs

The Western Cape department of agriculture this evening announced that a ban had been placed on the sale and movement of live pigs from...

Covid-19: Agri will show its worth in third wave

The second wave of Covid-19 infections appears to be moderating across South Africa, bringing hope for the start of economic recovery. But let's not...

Budget speech: Tobacco smugglers ‘dancing in streets’

Smugglers of illicit tobacco products are dancing in the street following finance minister Tito Mboweni’s announcement of an 8%-increase on excise charges, tobacco heavyweights...

Agriculture ‘shining light in Tito’s gloomy budget’

While agricultural leaders were left disappointed by Tito Mboweni’s budget speech, the well-known political commentator Jan-Jan Joubert has a different perspective. He believes that...

‘Farmers carry burden of apartheid-era dispossessions’

Free State Agriculture (FSA) president Francois Wilken has handed in 80 000 signatures against the Expropriation Bill, which will now be tabled in Parliament...