Citrus studies – your zest for life!

If the Corona rollercoaster ride has taught us anything, it’s that resilience is a requirement to success. And if you’re considering a career in the citrus industry, then resilience is what you’ll get. The South African citrus industry had a bumper year in 2020 – and...

This farmer learned a tough lesson in cattle nutrition

Winter is no longer a stressful time for this part-time KwaZulu-Natal farmer. Since he introduced Voermol’s Molasses Meal to his cattle, their condition has taken a turn for the better. He tells us, “It keeps my cows very strong and in good condition.” Sipho Shibe has...

Podcast: ‘I want agriculture to be the hero in SA’

Alexander Gibson, the Western Cape Young Farmer of the Year, wants the agriculture sector to be the nation’s big hero. He shares his vision in an exclusive interview with Food For Mzansi’s weekly podcast called Farmer’s Inside Track. “I want agriculture to be the hero...

Fresh crop: Campuses abuzz with agriculture students

Agricultural colleges across the country are abuzz as a new crop of students have started their studies. Food For Mzansi caught up with first-year students at Stellenbosch University, Cedara College of Agriculture and the South African Sugar Research Institute. ‘Be...

Eloise: SA grains could save Moz from food crisis

Farmers in the eastern parts of Mpumalanga, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal are fearing severe crop damage as tropical storm Eloise continues to wreak havoc through heavy rains and strong winds. The storm, which initially hit Madagascar and Mozambique as a cyclone, was...