Landisa: I am the son of a farm worker and I just published my own poetry

2019-11-22 07:49

To cope I started drinking and smoking as a means of escape. I thought it would make everything better but it never did.

Take a look inside Nicole Kidman's R93 million farmhouse in Australia

2019-05-25 14:29

The actress's farmhouse has a billiard room, a library, a cottage, an orchard, and 111 acres of farmland.

Wasabi is so expensive that the kind you eat with your sushi probably has up to 5% of the real thing

2019-02-03 07:17

Wasabi is so expensive that what you're used to is probably just a mixture of horseradish, colouring, and sweetener, with only 1% to 5% of the real thing.

Africa needs less oil and more farms – UN agency

2016-12-14 07:39

The UN says African countries need to increase their focus on agriculture investment and lessen emphasis on oil and mining to improve food security for their citizens.

Hope farm refugee crisis turns hopeless

2016-06-07 10:28

A group of refugees who are refusing to leave the farm of KwaZulu-Natal “Good Samaritan” Andrew Wartnaby don’t want to be repatriated to their former countries or resettled inside South Africa.

‘Govt’s abandoned us’ — black farmers

2016-05-30 11:23

The Black Farmers Association has accused the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of setting back the progress of land redistribution.

Windmill on Main in Johannesburg

2016-01-11 15:08

A family restaurant situated on an organic farm.

Farmers fear R1,8 bln loss

2015-10-01 09:59

The cane growing industry is estimating a loss of R1,8 billion while some farmers may not be able to afford to replant after yet another drought.

Farm allegations ‘all false’

2015-09-02 09:48

WORLEY Common’s farm manager has denied he disconnected his staff’s water or impounded their cattle following last week’s labour strike at Mooi River.

Why don't we drink pig milk?

2015-01-16 13:51

Can you make cheese from pork milk?

 
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Watch: South Africa’s first crop-spraying drones can legally fly from today – saving farmers millions

The drone successfully applied chemicals at a rate of 30 litres per hour. In 1.5 hours it covered an approximate area of 6 hectares.

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Take a look: This South African pumpkin weighs 600kg - and it's not even a record

2019-03-14 14:18

The pumpkin earned the grower R17,500 in prize money.

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'Those white men didn't have to shoot him' - community member where farm worker was murdered

A farm worker was shot and killed on January 6 in Matshelapad, Krugersdorp for allegedly stealing a tractor. News24 visited Matshelapad and spoke to members of the community about what transpired that day. Watch.

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Gary Player’s R50m farm is a test for trophy properties

2016-12-14 07:10

Golfing legend Gary Player is testing SAs prime property market by selling the farm where he spent more than half his life nurturing his other passion of breeding racehorses.

Is farm fit for burials?

2016-05-31 10:59

Is the Lamonts Vale farm proposed as a new cemetery for Msunduzi fit for burials?.

Fermier in Pretoria

2016-01-14 14:23

A farm-style setting promoting a growth towards sustainability.

Kwanalu: Admin processes are failing farming sector

2015-11-06 09:57

With KwaZulu-Natal in the crippling grip of the province’s worst drought in 23 years, Kwanalu director Sandy la Marque said that the “ongoing bungling” of the drought declaration on funds allocated to farmers “was most distressing”.

Impendle community first to start planting in KZN farm project

2015-09-30 11:30

The Nxamalala community in Impendle is set to benefit from a commercial farming project launched yesterday which is also aimed at inspiring rural youth to take up farming.

Revealed: The government’s plan to expropriate more land

2015-05-08 17:08

A proposal on land ceilings that seems to be a way for the government to acquire more farmland was revealed by Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti in his budget speech in the National Assembly today.

Your kid the farmer

2009-11-26 12:31

Cows, pigs and lots of dirt. Your little farmer is bound to have loads of fun!

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