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Farmer's Inside Track - Food For Mzansi EPISODE 71, 20th April 2021
This week in South African agriculture
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This week in South African agriculture

Aspiring grain farmer’s – listen up! In this week’s episode of Farmer’s Inside Track we share 5 steps to start farming with grain. Award-winning farming mentor Matshidiso Mooketsi shares her secret to finding and becoming an extraordinary mentor.

This week's #SoilSista powered by Food For Mzansi and Corteva Agriscience is Khethiwe Maseko, the founder of Gugulam Poultry House in Gauteng. She’s a farmer who started out as a domestic worker and today, she is a proud ambassador for the agricultural sector. 

While the fate of 39 Mpumalanga farmers hang in the balance, experts warn that without clear legislation, land redistribution is but a pipe dream. Professor Elmien du Plessis a leading Constitutional law expert unpacks this case and outcomes. 

Our book of the week… Wanted Dead and Alive, The Case for South Africa’s cattle by Gregory Mthembu-Salter. He takes us on a journey across Mzansi to consider the role of cattle in our society. 

And our farmer tip of the week comes from the winner of Free State Agriculture’s Young Farmer of the Year competition, Doug Osler.