In South Africa, most farms are one-man shows. This means you are responsible for everything, not only the growing of things! One area that is often not given the attention it deserves is the workforce.
Farming is a unique business because of the huge role weather plays – something farmers have no control over.
A tractor is not only one of the most expensive things you’ll ever buy, it can also continue to cost you a lot of money if you are not careful.
The festive season with its good prices is behind us, the veld is green and productive, and most summer crops are well on their way. African Farming caught up with a few farmers to find out what they are doing on their farms.