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Festive gift leaves elderly farmer at a loss for words

When David Rakgase (80) first learnt that he would sign the dotted line on a document making him the official owner of the Nooitgedacht...

Here’s the lowdown on tougher covid-19 restrictions

“We have simply let our guard down,” said pres. Cyril Ramaphosa during a teary-eyed address to the nation last night to announce tougher coronavirus...

Merry Christmas, from everyone in agriculture!

There’s a special joy associated with the year-end and we have Christmas to thank for it. We're surrounded by festive decorations and treats, and...

Potatoes SA brings Christmas cheer to Alexandra orphans

Concerned about the effect covid-19 was having on 22 parentless children at a centre in Gauteng’s Alexandra township, Potatoes South Africa and various friends...

Celeb chef shares his fave Christmas food memories

We all have that one dish that the festive season just wouldn’t be the same without. You know, that precious food memory that immediately...

Farmers warned: ‘Ivermectin will kill you before covid-19 does’

An over-the-counter horse dewormer that is being portrayed on farmers’ groups as a miracle cure for covid-19 is not only prohibited for use in...

PhD student develops quality grading system for honeybush tea

Tea lovers recognise a good cup of honeybush tea when they drink it: It has just the right aroma, colour and taste on the...

Covid-19: Can you lose your job if you party without a mask?

So, we all have a colleague who’s living their best lives despite the covid-19 restrictions and repeated calls to be more cautious amid the...

Cattle herdsman buys first house with sale of carbon credits  

Christmas came early for a cattle herdsman from Stellenbosch in the Western Cape who sold his share of credits earned from the sequestration of...

Free State rocked by 53 farm attacks, 10 murders in 10 months

While three suspects appeared in court for the murder of farmer Poenkie Bisset, Free State Agriculture (FSA) confirmed that the province was rocked by...

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Salt wars: Sodium, be you friend or foe?

Have you noticed how some people instinctively add salt to their food without even tasting it? Salt has been in use long before the beginning...

Liewe Lulu: ‘I love him, but can I forgive him?’

Miserable and confused from Graaf-Reinet in the Eastern Cape writes Liewe Lulu My husband of 37 years has cheated on me. Together we built a thriving 200-hectare...

A beginner’s guide on how to meal prep like a pro

Let’s face it, the routine of coming home (or logging out) from work, making dinner, eating the fruits of your labour then cleaning up...

New body: 10 no-fuss ways to transform in 2021

And so, we have made it to 2021, we are in a panic and a frenzy looking for ways we can get rid of...

Liewe Lulu: Could it be time to call it quits?

A besotted but frazzled lover from Hartswater in the Northern Cape writes… Liewe Lulu Where to begin... So, I am a 37-year-old woman dating a younger man...