Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Despite food crisis, Zimbabwe fields lie fallow as farmers grapple with drought, hyperinflation and onerous taxes.
They either have support a contentious plan to raise the pay of impoverished farmers, or risk a halt to programmes that sustainability-conscious consumers increasingly demand.
In the current socio-economic climate and the extent to which our country is divided, killing a farmer is not just another murder, write Mihlali Xhala and Jolanda Andrag.
A Mooi River farmer has opened a case of trespassing and damage to property against Mooi-Mpofana Mayor Xolani Duma.
A prominent Nottingham Road potato and maize farmer who was killed in a car crash in Howick last week was in the process of emigrating.
It's a Catch-22, writes Bruce Whitfield.
South Africa is experimenting with ways to extend its avocado season, as the internationally popular fruit boosts the local economy.
Let’s not treat our farmers as if they were gratuitously wasting water, instead of struggling to survive a terrible disaster, says Mandi Smallhorne.
With its raging unemployment and many low-paying jobs, South Africa faces a dilemma as it introduces a national minimum wage.
Drought affected farmers are being urged to be alert of a scammer promising them a grant of R270 000 from the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
The Western Cape government has made R50m in emergency drought relief available to farmers in drought-stricken areas of the province, much to the relief of Agri Western Cape.
Some Canadian states are successfully attracting South African farmers, recent anecdotal evidence shows, while business owners are following their children abroad.
The National Corn Growers Association sent out a call to action urging farmers to tell United States President Donald Trump that the 1 cent-per-bushel payment that growers received under the prior market facilitation payments wasn’t enough.
Spain loves South Africa's avocados, while we are sending massive amounts of wattle bark to India.
Many farmers express a willingness to give away parts of their farms as well as an acceptance that tenants should have ownership of the land, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
It's important to highlight these leaders in agriculture to help other women break the grass ceiling.
Many white landowners are happy to assist in enriching land reform in a way that prioritises food security and economic stability, says Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
The Black Business Council will launch a project to support emerging grain farmers in the Eastern Cape.
Fed-up Dargle farmers took it upon themselves to fix their district road, claiming their pleas for help went unheard by the KZN Transport Department.
The drought and other weather conditions should present an opportunity to create efficiency in the agriculture sector, says Standard Bank’s Head of Agribusiness SA, Nico Groenewald.
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