Agri Empowerment

A learning environment for farmworkers’ children

Lesedi Day Care was established by Katlego Sitrus to provide a safe and nurturing environment f...

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Soldier, sportsman and legendary farmer

Neville Fletcher of Cathcart in the Eastern Cape is an extraordinary man. A war veteran who saw...

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Farmers assist students with practical training

Walter Gouveia and Kobus Schoeman believe it is up to younger farmers to break the mould of con...

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Finding a way forward for land reform in South Africa

More than two decades into South Africa’s democracy, progress in righting the wrongs of land ...

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Incentivising locals ensures livestock project’s success

Communal farmers often struggle with low birth and survival rates amongst their livestock. Dete...

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Eastern Cape empowerment project’s R1,5m pineapple crop

An old Eastern Cape pineapple farm has been revitalised to provide job opportunities for the lo...

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ARC’s top emerging beef farmer beats the odds

Tembeka Mbeshu, the 2016 Agricultural Research Council’s (ARC) Emerging Beef Farmer of the Ye...

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KZN community fights poverty through forestry project

A total of 7 000ha was transferred to the Mabandla community in Kwazulu-Natal as part of govern...

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Cost comparisons of various heating systems

There are many aspects to consider before deciding to invest in a particular water heating syst...

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Winning with wool – a top communal farmer’s story

Award-winning farmer, Goodman Ginyigazi, farms over 260 Merino sheep in the rural area of Agnes...

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Animal health project assists rural farmers

The Donald Woods Foundation (DWF) is working closely with subsistence and small- scale farmers ...

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City girl takes on Simmentaler and sheep farming

Although Zandile Cewu grew up on a farm in the former Transkei, she never imagined she would be...

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Cabinet reshuffle set to affect agriculture

The looming cabinet reshuffle is expected to have a damaging effect on agriculture, no matter th...