From the land

Remembering Beauty

The recent passing away of my farm's former general assistant Beauty Zondi brought home the realities of access to health education and services for farmworkers.

Why success is non-negotiable

We have to attract more youngsters to farming, but to do this, existing farmers must succeed, writes New on the Land editor Peter Mashala.

Totally unacceptable

Farmworkers say abuse is widespread. Farmers say this isn't true. So where does the truth lie? Possibly on the side of the road near Groblersdal, writes New on the Land...

Lessons from Dharavi

It's one of Asia's biggest slums, but it's also a business hive where people make a living, proving that the human spirit can triumph over adversity.


Damara sheep

Damara sheep: No environment too tough

Since importing his first Damaras from Namibia in the late 1980s, stud breeder Frank Blumenthal has firmly believed in the integrity of the breed. The Free State farmer says that...

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