Podcast: Dairy industry still optimistic, despite hurdles

Despite a myriad of challenges faced by dairy farmers in the country, there is much to be optimistic about. Bertus van Heerden, chief economist at the Milk Producers Organisation (MPO), joins us on this episode of the Farmer’s Inside Track podcast to give us a bird’s...

Zimbabwe: EU supports local milk production

The European Union in partnership with the Government and the Dairy Consortium, as part of efforts to rapidly increase milk production in Zimbabwe; smallholder farmers received 153 in-calf heifers. Presently, Zimbabwe is a major dairy importer. • The development comes...

Young farmer’s passion helps him weather the storm

  KwaZulu-Natal farmer needed. That, and his own passionate drive and       a dairy and cattle farming community on the banks of the      herd cattle in the mountainous village. His father is     “I had a passion for...