Farmers spread hope by sharing success stories

It’s the end of the second season of African Farming. Host Lindiwe Sithole says it was a privilege to share the stories featured in Season 2. “Each of the farmers had a unique story to tell and we can learn a valuable lesson from each of them.” In the last episode she travels to Kroonstad to interview Patrick Sekwatlakwatla and Zacharia Matli, a dream team duo farming with cattle and vegetables.

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Corteva’s Freddie Ndindana shares his thoughts on Eric Mauwane’s progress

Eric Mauwane is a successful chilli and pepper farmer and the owner of Oneo Farms in Tarlton, Gauteng. Freddie Ndindana from Corteva, who has spent a lot of time with Eric discusses his progress in studio with Bathabile Modutoane.

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Praveen Dwarika discusses sustainability in agriculture

This week on African Farming, Bathabile Modutoane is back in the studio with Praveen Dwarika, managing director of Lemang Agricultural Services. They discuss the importance of sustainability for future generations in agriculture.

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Not only is the Malans’ hydroponic farm exceedingly neat and on point, but their open-field lettuce farm is also carefully managed. Charl recently acquired a weed rotovator which helps him to eradicate the weeds between the rows of lettuce. “All our implements have fertilizer bins to reduce the tractor traffic in the fields. We also only plant two lettuce harvests on each field per year. Afterwards, we sow any type of grain that is worked in as green manure after three months,” says Charl.

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