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Podcast: Two young movers and shakers in agriculture

'The secret to a successful business partnership is consistency and hard work,' say Taetso Tsebogo and Mahlahlo Thibela

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In this week’s episode of Farmer’s Inside Track agricultural podcast we’re connecting with not just one, but two dynamic farmers – Taetso Tsebogo and Mahlahlo Thibela – in our movers and shakers segment.

These two, 23 and 21 years old, own a poultry and spinach enterprise in a small village called Ga-Boelang in Mpumalanga.

“We sat down and decided to go into big time farming, even though we face big challenges,” they say. “As young people we are driven by the burning desire to achieve many things, but ours is to become financially independent, as well as to decapitate the poverty line in our country and curb the unemployment rate.”

“The secret to a successful business partnership is consistency and hard work,” they share.

This is not an interview to be missed! Listen to these young movers and shakers on our Farmer’s Inside Track podcast, or read about them here: Fighting poverty with entrepreneurship and their NSFAS bursaries

In our HEALTH SQUARED agri update, Marcia le Roux, sales executive at Agility Channel, unpacks their Healthcard solution. It’s tailor made, so future farmers can build their own cover depending on what they need.

We have an entire article outlining the benefits of Healthcard if you want to find out more about this accessible healthcare solution: Agility Healthcard helps farmers prepare for the unexpected

Jozi Chef Sibu Nyembe shares his secret ingredient to a perfect home cooked Mzansi meal – coriander! And you don’t want to miss our top tip from nutritionist Andrea du Plessis.

On the top of our reading list this week is The Miracle Equation: The Two Decisions That Move Your Biggest Goals from Possible, to Probable, to Inevitable by Hal Elrod. The bestselling author of The Miracle Morning shares the secret to unlocking your full potential – all day, every day!

And, our weekly AMT Fresh Produce Outlook on the market with agri economist Dr Johnny van der Merwe is a must for any agripreneur. He highlights the latest price movements and expectations for the coming week.

  • Farmer’s Inside Track is proudly brought to you by Food For Mzansi. The show, ranking high-up on South Africa’s weekly podcast charts, is hosted by Dawn Noemdoe and Duncan Masiwa. It promises to bring you up to speed with the latest movements in the fascinating world of farming and agriculture.

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Dona Van Eeden
Dona Van Eeden
Dona van Eeden is a budding writer and journalist, starting her career as an intern at Food for Mzansi. Furnished with a deep love and understanding of environmental systems and sustainable development, she aims to make the world a better place however she can. In her free time you can find her with her nose in a book or wandering on a mountain, looking at the world through her camera's viewfinder.
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