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Young Farmer of the Year humble despite his notable victory

The maxim "be humble, win big" fits the Transvaal Agricultural Union of South Africa (TLU SA) Young Farmer of the Year, Danie Bester, unequivocally. Even...

Agriculture’s shame: The abuse of migrant female workers is rife

It is common practice for males in positions of power on farms to ask female employees for sexual favours in exchange for job security. This...

Three things happening in SA agriculture today, 25 November 2020

In South African agriculture today, we're heading to a crucial webinar on market access that hopes to improve South African access to regional and...

SA sugar industry gets sweet kiss of life

A recently signed off-take agreement between the South African sugar industry and industrial and retail sugar customers promises to resuscitate the industry that has...

La Niña weather brings hope for drought-stricken areas

The growth projections in Mzansi’s agriculture sector for 2021 are looking up as long as commodity prices are maintained and weather conditions materialise as...

Three things happening in SA agriculture today, 24 November 2020

Today on the South African agricultural agenda we spotlight a webinar series discussing policy innovations around agri-tech, mechanisation, food systems and more. Also worthy of...

Farmer Angus sells 85% of his egg business to farmworkers

In a recent drive to upskill and empower his farmworkers, regenerative livestock farmer Angus McIntosh of the Farmer Angus brand, sold 85% of his...

‘It’s raining cats and dogs,’ yes, but snakes?

The Northern Cape department of agriculture has welcomed recent rains, but cautions farmers and communities to be on high alert for increased snake activity...

These 10 food and beverage trends will drive innovation in 2021

Consumers are searching for brands that can build trust, provide authentic and credible products, and create shopper confidence in a pandemic-ridden world. Therefore, transparency...

Three things happening in SA agriculture today, 23 November 2020

December is fast approaching but as usual there is no rest for the agriculturalists of Mzansi! On the Food For Mzansi radar today Malabo Montpellier...

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