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AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a seed analyst

“A career in agriculture is a noble career. We are offered the opportunity to feed our nation, most importantly feeding the hungry”. These are...

Four things happening in SA agriculture today, 21 September 2020

Rise and shine, Mzansi! The week kicks off with some much needed relief for the industry as alert level one finally kicks into effect,...

Redefining ‘food waste’ can ease hunger, save environment

Role players in the agriculture sector are prodding the government to rethink the labelling of perfectly nutritious and edible surplus food as “food waste”. Tonnes of food is wasted like this every...

Four things happening in happening in SA agriculture today, 18 September...

Good morning, Mzansi! It's finally Friday and while we are still celebrating the news about the country moving to Level 1 next week Monday, we have more announcements up our sleeve.    First up,...

Agri SA appoints first black executive director in 116 years

Agri SA, a 116-year-old agricultural industry association, has this evening announced Christo van der Rheede as its new executive director with its former head,...

AgriSETA Learner Connect: Meet a tractor operator

Mbangiswa Robert Kheswa (33) is a tractor operator at Middenspruit Farm in Kroonstad in the Free State. He operates the machinery to plough, plant...

WIN this Heritage Day

Big news, Mzansi, we are launching a new e-mailer on Monday! Big cheers! Through the Mzansi Flavour weekly digest we will share some of...

ARC wants Southern Africa fruit fly free in 3 years

The Agricultural Research Council (ARC), has launched a three-year “F3 Fruit Fly Free” project that aims to relieve the country from the fruit fly.   Sub-Saharan Africa has suffered tremendous financial losses due...

Four things happening in SA agriculture today, 17 September 2020

Fellow South Africans, as we near the end of the busy week in the agricultural industry, it seems the new dawn officially takes effect...

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...

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