Category: News Blog

05 August

Beekeeping Business Success Advice A Compilation of Two Successful Agripreneurs   This Third-Generation Beekeeper from Polokwane Started a Successful Business. She has this Advice for Prospective Farmers By Bombi Mavundza, Business Insider SA   Beekeeping runs in Mokgadi Mabela’s family. Her grandfather was a farmer and kept bees to pollinate crops in Polokwane. After him, […]

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05 August

Kalahari Red Goats: Hardy and Profitable By Annelie Coleman     The proven economics of the Kalahari Red breed motivated Cobus Meyer to branch out into goat production on the family farm near Leeudoringstad. He told Annelie Coleman that establishing his Greenstone Kalahari Red Goat stud had been the best business decision he had ever […]

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05 August

About Boer Goats   The Boer Goat, a breed of goat birthed in South Africa in the early 1900s which is a popular breed for meat production, has been phenomenally successful as a registered small stock breed. The Boer Goat is a breed of goat birthed in South Africa in the early 1900s and is […]

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05 August

Boer Goat Exports by Patriot Boer Goat Stud     Patriot Boer Goat Stud – working closely with a select team of experts from the Southern African Boer Goat and related industries – exports top quality full blood, pure bred and disease free animals throughout Africa and to a number of countries across the world. […]

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05 August

Getting Started with Dairy Goats: Practical Tips from a Farmer By Jeandré van der Walt, Farmer’s Weekly   Three years ago, WA Hugo started farming dairy goats on 8ha just outside Lambert’s Bay. Today, he has a herd of 150 goats and produces various cheese products. Jeandré van der Walt visited him on his farm, […]

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24 July

SA Company Takes Maggot Farming to the World By Linda van Tilburg & Antony Sguazzin   There is a growing awareness that humans will have to find alternative sources of protein for themselves and their animals. With rampant population growth, global warming and seas that are overfished; insects are increasingly seen as an environmentally friendly alternative […]

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23 July

6 Reasons Why You Should Raise Grasscutters or Cane Rats by Akinbobola A.   May I introduce you to the Grasscutter, Giant Rat or Cane Rat, a micro-livestock animal that many people don’t know has a lot of money-making potential. The scientific name for the Cane Rat or Grasscutter is Thryonomys swinderianus. In this article, […]

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21 July

Snail Farming  StartUp Guide BY MAXIPHARO, agriincome.com   Snail farming in Nigeria has become an important economic activity, recently there has been an effort to increase animal protein production. This has brought snail farming in Nigeria to the limelight. Generally, snail farming in Nigeria is widely accepted nationwide due to its low start-up capital, the meat is […]

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20 July

PIG FARMING: How this Business is Changing Lives in Africa and Everything You Need to Start Your Own     Interested in the pig farming business in Africa? You’re about to learn a few things that will blow your mind. It may surprise you to know that pork (pig meat) is the most widely consumed meat […]

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10 July

So, you want to start a food company? An easy guide for Food Entrepreneurs BY Larry Dolley This manual was brought about by two events, one being a similar but more concise document from Campden BRI (2013) and a push from a stalwart of the food industry (Mr Nick Starke). As luck would have it, […]

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