Karabo Rampete, Rietvlei, Rustenburg, North West We grow crops in open-field production, and in winter I focus on spinach and herbs. We’ve just started transplanting spinach seedlings that we bought from a nursery in Brits. We ordered the seedlings last month and started with the soil preparation two weeks ago.…
We recap African Farming episode five from our second season with our trusted panel experts, Dr. Thapelo Makae from Elanco, Praveen Dwarika from AFGRI’s Lemang Agricultural Services, Admire Mutsvario, Manager of Projects and Strategic Planning at John Deere Africa and the Middle East and Dr. Francois van de Vyver, the National Technical Manager at Voermol Feeds.
Lindiwe Sithole, host of African Farming Season 2, travels all the way to the Eastern Cape to visit Mandla Mandlendoda and his brother Johnston to experience some of aspects of their large mixed-farming operation spanning a number of farming disciplines.
Lindiwe Sithole, host of African Farming Season 2, travels to the Eastern Cape, where she is impressed by the large farming enterprise that Mandla and Johnston Mandlendoda have built up. These two brothers understand what it takes to collaborate. “Luckily we grew up together and did everything together from a young age,” Mandla says.