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Rabbits, a hidden gem for small scale farmers

AMIDST the constraints and uncertainties contributing to barriers for entry in the agricultural sector, it is imperative that small scale farmers start considering less conventional niches like rabbit farming. Pertunia Setumo, Agricultural...

Tiger Brands boosts smallholder farmers

Tiger Brands has launched its enterprise supplier development fund to support smallholder farmers, processors and distributors in the food-processing value chain. According to Mary-Jane Morifi, chief corporate affairs officer at Tiger Brands,...

Farmers advised on foot and mouth disease

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has advised farmers and livestock owners that all parties transacting with cloven-hoofed animals should observe the utmost caution. "All gatherings of animals from...

R17m for rural safety over three years

The provincial agriculture and community safety departments have allocated R5 million to district municipalities to facilitate rural safety plans. The departments said this was part of a safety plan roll-out which entails...

Global demand for avocado has local farmers firmly focused

According to a 2019 report from the European Union titled Opportunities for South African emerging farmers in the European sustainable market, even with a 4% global market footprint, South Africa is still...


In the years ahead, what is your ambition for your business?

Making the most out of your economic prime, needs focused attention and action. With this in mind, what is your medium or long-term ambition for...


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