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The thin line between love and hate… for farming!

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, as he tells Peter Mashala, he has found meaning in making a name for himself as an elite breeder of these iconic red South African cattle.

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The thin line between love and hate… for farming!

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, as he tells Peter Mashala, he has found meaning in making a name for himself as an elite breeder of these iconic red South African cattle.

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Cocky Mokoka: A Shepherd of the Soil

In 2008 Cocky Mokoka came across a magazine article about how Brazilian farmers had transformed their businesses by no longer ploughing or tilling their soils. It inspired him to start letting Mother Nature make the decisions on his farm and turn his business into a sustainable, profitable and environmentally friendly operation.

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‘Never give up!’ – Palesa Moahloli

Success often has humble beginnings – just ask Palesa Moahloli. As one half of a dynamic husband-and-wife farming team, her journey has taken her from a small plot to an award-winning cattle operation that has caught the attention of one of the country’s biggest beef producers. Peter Mashala visited their Free State farm and saw consistent hard work and self-belief in action.

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African Farming November 2020: Issue 1

African Farming tells the
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