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FARMING, A WAY OF LIFE FOR MOST

FARMING, A WAY OF LIFE FOR MOST

Jun. 16 | DETERMINED TO TAKE FARMING TO ANOTHER LEVEL: Jezer Rampa of AgriSales Armed with over five years experience in selling farming machinery and implements, Jezer Rampa, has embarked on Agricultural entrepreneurship. The young man’s passion for...

TO PLOUGH OR NOT TO PLOUGH

TO PLOUGH OR NOT TO PLOUGH

Jun. 16 | Our first attempt in 2007: In farming you win or you lose The seed to become a farmer came was first planted in 2007 when we ploughed a small garden in Marokolwane. We decided to plough two hectares and with the good rains, we reaped beyond our...

NO RAIN, NO LIFE…

NO RAIN, NO LIFE…

Jun. 16 | DETERMINED TO WIN: Meswele Despite the trials and tribulations facing farmers due to the unpredictable weather conditions, Penepene Meswele says he will never give up farming. The 70-year-old retired Electrician who resides in Mochudi and farms...

SATISFIED

SATISFIED

Jun. 16 | REAPED WHAT HE SOWED: Setshwane Government urged to monitor ISPAAD if it is to be a successful initiative A young farmer in the Kgatleng District is happy with the government supported Integrated Support Programme for Arable Agricultural Development (ISPAAD). Speaking...

ISPAAD SET FOR REVIEW

ISPAAD SET FOR REVIEW

Jun. 16 | Government is aware that tractor owners are not happy with the money they get paid under the Integrated Support Programme for Arable Agricultural Development (ISPAAD). This was revealed by the Ministry of Agriculture official Gloria Nnanaki Mashungwa...

GREEN IS THE WAY

GREEN IS THE WAY

Jun. 16 | WE ARE HERE TO SERVE YOU: Karabo Musa from the NDB NDB encourages youth to invest in Farming projects National Development Bank (NDB) Communications Manager, Karabo Musa says more young people must venture into arable, subsistence and commercial farming. Musa...

IT’S TIME

IT’S TIME

Jun. 16 | That the Ministry of Agriculture is to review the Integrated Support Programme for Arable Agricultural Development (ISPAAD) is a call for celebration. That the Ministry of Agriculture spokesperson is disappointed by farmers who neglect their fields is...

BOTSWANA CATTLE FOR ZIMBABWE

BOTSWANA CATTLE FOR ZIMBABWE

Jun. 16 | BOTSWANA’S LOSS IS ZIMBABWE’S GAIN: CSC expected to flourish The Botswana government has extended its export deal of live cattle to Zimbabwe for an indefinite period. The meat deal which was signed between the two governments has so far seen 6000...