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​Farmers are smiling – up to a point
​Farmers are smiling – up to a point
Laurens Schlebusch farms with crops and livestock in the Free State. Looking around his farmlands, he says the drought has almost certainly been...
Parched Free State hit by mass exodus of farmers
Parched Free State hit by mass exodus of farmers
Ficksburg is a border town with an agricultural habit. Its two main streets are packed with shops selling farming equipment and cheap goods. The...
Inside the mealie economy
Inside the mealie economy
"No farmers, no future." So says the bumper sticker on farmer Bully Botma's white bakkie, parked just off President Street in Bothaville, South...