ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe faced farmers' questions about land reform, food security, labour unrest and agricultural policy inconsistencies.
Illovo Malawi is locked in a dispute with farmers who claim it has occupied their land for decades
Colonialism and apartheid came and went, but the defining symbol of status - a farm - remains the same.
Several initiatives are under way to stop the abuse of antibiotics.
The National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise has lodged a complaint with the Press Ombudsman against the Sowetan, a spokesperson said.
Playing the gender card has its merits, but will Thandi Modise also do and say the unthinkable just to stay alive, asks Haji Mohamed Dawjee.
This week, the platinum strike comes to an end, the ANC tinkers with legislation and striker Luis Suarez takes another bite.
The numbers speak for themselves: Africa's smallholder farmers can be agriculture's game changers of the 21st century.
The budget for subsistence support has soared, but poor implementation is hampering growth.
A Gupta-linked colliery has been accused of polluting the Olifants River, a vital source of water for food crop irrigation on farms around Delmas.
Without proper and immediate planning by the government, the expected water shortage in South Africa will have disastrous consequences.
Greater political stability and a push by countries for food self-sufficiency has made the continent attractive for international equipment makers.
China is spending almost R325-million to trigger rain artificially, which will help farmers whose crops are suffering in scorching summer weather.
African Conservation Trust is the runner-ip in the Non-Profit Organisations Award sponsored by Nedbank.
High prices are reviving the crop from its slump, but the demographics are altogether different.
A new bank in Zimbabwe is thrilling farmers and other owners of livestock by accepting cattle as currency and issuing tradeable certificates.
Critics say reform policy has done little to improve food security or the agricultural business sector.
On a recent visit to Japan, Jay Naidoo was struck by the success of smallholder farming, and left convinced it could solve Africa’s hunger crisis.
Corporates and activists alike have been making much noise about GMO lately. Sarah Wild explains what the growing brouhaha is about.