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10 top tips to start your own fish farm!
Episode 788th June 2021 • Farmer's Inside Track • Food For Mzansi
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In this week’s episode of Farmer’s Inside Track… Following the World Ocean Day commemoration, we look at 10 top tips to start your own fish farm! Fish farming, or aquaculture, is trending across Mzansi, and there are many opportunities for beginner farmers.

FarmSol managing director Aron Kole joins us for new farmer development feature. FarmSol has already supported close to a thousand farmers and, who knows, you could be next… 

KwaZulu-Natal farmers are coming to terms with the current clampdown on the movement of cloven-hoofed animals after the recent outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in cattle in Mtubatuba. We’re joined by Dr Peter Oberem, chief executive of Afrivet. 

Dr Francois van de Vyver from Voermol unpacks what it takes to keep your livestock in tip-top condition all year round. Plus, you stand the chance of winning a thousand rand Voermol product voucher…

We also meet Boitumelo Modisane, a North West livestock farmer. Despite the barriers she faced as a female farmer, Boitumelo now wears the crown as this week’s Soil Sista, powered by Food For Mzansi and Corteva Agriscience.

Our book of the week, as selected by you, our listeners, is Choose yourself by James Altucher. The author’s self-depreciating style is raw, honest, and the kick in the pants every entrepreneur needs! 

And poultry farmer and finalist in Agri Western Cape and Santam Agriculture’s 2021 Young Farmer of the Year competition, Jo-andra Gregory, shares her top farming tip.