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The Golden Rule: Develop with the changing times

Despite the challenges that farming may bring there is nothing else that 61-year-old farming mentor Barend “Barry” Nel would rather do than to be in the open air with muddied boots, working the soil. He believes that farming is in his genes, and he promises that he would never desert it, even if he was offered an office job in the City of Gold.

After more than 40 years’ experience in farming, Nel made it his mission to mentor farmers across the country for the sake of food security.
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To A Bright(er) 2022

We are fast approaching the end of another challenging year which was defined by the Covid-19 pandemic in all aspects of life and work. It would be an understatement to say, that most people are hoping for a better and brighter new year!
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Farmsol Celebrates 5 years!

It has been exactly 3 years as the Managing Director of FarmSol and during this time we have faced several challenges; from droughts, floods and the Covid-19 pandemic. However, we also had an opportunity to make a positive difference in peoples lives.
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For this maize farmer education is the key to success

Every Friday, we introduce you to a different young farmer who has grown their enterprises with the help of the prestigious farmer development programme. This week, we travel to the Free State to meet Hudson Dhladhla, who is planting more maize and earning more money with FarmSol.

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Food security is our collective responsibility

The prediction by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) that an additional 130 million could be pushed into chronic hunger during 2020 by the Covid-19 pandemic seems to have come true. This is a call for farmers, Government and business to step up to their collective responsibility to ensure food security, says Aron Kole, managing director of FarmSol.

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This Free State farmer is creating his own opportunities

FarmSol Youth Ambassador and Free State farmer Mokete Johannes Mofokeng is making great strides through sheer tenacity. In celebration of Youth Mont, we feature some of the rising farm stars participating in the FarmSol Youth Ambassador programme. Every Friday, we will introduce you to a different young farmer who has grown their enterprises with the help of the prestigious farmer development programme.

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