African Farming Episode 7: Klein Gasekoma’s long walk to farming success (Full Episode)

It’s one of the most prestigious awards in farming, won by some of the best cattle farmers this country has ever seen, and in 2016 history was made when Klein Gasekoma from Reivilo in the North West province became the first black farmer to win the coveted award of commercial…

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African Farming Episode 7: Klein Gasekoma’s long walk to farming success (Full Episode)
Kleinjan (left) is on the lookout for another farm in order to grow his enterprise so the next generation of Gasekomas can inherit a sustainable business. With him are his son and farm manager, Clement Gasekoma (right), and daughter, Lerato (centre).

African Farming Episode 6: Former pilot Kobela Mokgohloa grounded by love of farming (Full Episode)

Soaring over Winterveldt during a flying lesson, Kobela Mokgohloa, a qualified small aircraft pilot, was fascinated by the sight of vast tracts of land – including a plot owned by his family! – lying fallow while the communities living there suffered social ills such as high unemployment and crime. African Farming learnt how this experience inspired him to ditch flying for farming.

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African Farming Episode 5: It’s a family affair for Jimmy and Lerato Botha (Full Episode)

His willingness to roll up his sleeves and learn has paid off for Jimmy Botha, a Westbury native who produces various herbs and vegetables for high-end retailers such as Woolworths and Pick n Pay along with his agronomist daughter, Lerato. The duo is poised to take their family business to…

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African Farming Episode 3: Duncan Serapelwane rediscovers his love of farming (Full Episode)

A trip halfway across the globe and the teachings of two renowned entrepreneurs set Duncan Moalosi Serapelwane on a path back to farming – one he vowed as a child he’d never walk. Today this former teacher is a Bonsmara stud farmer and has found meaning in making a name for himself as an elite breeder of these iconic red South African cattle.

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