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.


Global farming - Dr Koos Coetzee

Product prices, input costs, and what to do about them

Farming is not for the faint-hearted. In addition to adverse climatic conditions, farmers have to cope with rising costs and stagnant product prices.

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