Learn but also get a mentor

During the fourth episode of African Farming, the agricultural television show on Mzansi Wethu (channel 163), Mr Praveen Dwarika, Managing Director of Lemang Agricultural Services, explained to the show’s host, Angie Khumalo, why it’s important to not only do extensive training in agriculture, but to also learn from those who are already successful.

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Up close and personal with Duncan Serapelwane

WHAT IS THE BEST ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED? My father always said you should prepare on time so you’re not caught off guard. He also believed every leap year would bring good rains, and it’s happened that way. This advice has helped me prepare on time for the good wet…

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Up close and personal with Duncan Serapelwane
Duncan Serapelwane and Angie Khumalo, presenter of AfricannFarming. PHOTO: BRAND REPUBLIC

Keep on learning and your farming business will keep growing

Duncan Serapelwane, an esteemed Bonsmara breeder who farms in the Kalahari, near Morokweng in the North West, knows the value of learning from the giants that walked before him. Angie Khumalo, host of the television show African Farming, visited him during the fourth episode of the series.

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Here’s how you can determine whether animals are sick

Early detection of a disease is important in keeping animals healthy and alive. One way to detect a disease is by checking the temperature of the animals. Elanco’s Dr Thapelo Makae recaps episode four of African Farming and explains what farmers can do to determine whether animals are sick.

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