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Farmer’s Weekly reports on Buhle’s adaptation to Covid-19

11th Nov 2021

Farmer’s Weekly has described how Buhle adapted to the Covid-19 restrictions in 2020, which forced all educational institutions to close their doors for several months. Our approach included launching an online learning management platform and some online farmer training courses, starting with Financial Management – a skill crucial to the success of every agripreneur.

Short courses – updated schedule

30th Sep 2021

We have updated our short course schedule for 2021, as was necessary due to delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Please find below the new schedule for these short courses, which cater for the skills that we find are in highest demand among new farmers of southern Africa. Apply on www.buhle.org.za/enroll. Email applications@buhle.org.za, or call […]

Highveld Chronicle documents equipment handover ceremony

30th Aug 2021

The Highveld Chronicle documented the ceremony in which the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador H.E. Chull-joo Park, handed over handed over equipment worth R1 342 409 to Buhle. The ambassador told the gathering that agriculture had paid a large role in the transformation of the Republic of Korea, and he hoped the equipment – which included an eight-ton […]

Women in Agri interviews Buhle graduate Kgomotso Ramatlo

27th Aug 2021

Kgomotso Ramatlo tells Women in Agri that her retrenchment from a management position in a bank was a blessing in disguise, as it enabled her to leap straight into a greater passion – farming. She now runs a thriving vegetable farm, employing four full-time employees and five to eight seasonal employees. (Pic from Women in […]

Hear Zamo on SAfm Radio

23rd Jun 2021

Listen to our Executive Director Zamo Shongwe explaining in this SAfm Radio interview what makes Buhle different to other farming academies. Our emphasis on teaching practical and business skills to new farmers, and our focus on attracting youth and women, are among the topics she addresses.

Buhle seeks forward-thinking Commercials Manager

1st Jun 2021

Buhle seeks to appoint a forward-thinking Commercials Manager to elevate farm productions to the next level. Farm productions include grains, vegetables, livestock and poultry (layers and broilers), demonstrable experience of all is requisite. The consummate professional will be responsible for campus wide commercial production including the financial management of projects, recognising and securing business opportunities […]

Fundraiser post opens at Buhle (filled)

19th Apr 2021

Fundraiser Business Developer Job Specification Buhle seeks to appoint a fundraiser to join our team. The individual will have experience in target driven fundraising funds in a strained economic environment to enable the organisation to achieve its mission in training and incubating smallholder farmers across the country. This creative, talented and driven individual in carrying […]

Buhle seeks finance intern

8th Apr 2021

If you have a qualification in accounting or bookkeeping and are seeking an internship, Buhle would like to hear from you! Read the job description below and if suitable send your CV, with a covering letter, to careers@buhle.org.za. Closing date: 14 April 2021. Only short-listed candidates will receive a reply. Finance Intern Job Description Buhle […]

Buhle seeks Farmer Support Officer

15th Jan 2021

Are you a qualified and experienced Farmer Support Officer (FSO)? If so, Buhle would love to hear from you. We’re seeking a FSO based in Venda to advise and support our smallholder farmers. Please read the job advertisement below carefully and send your CV with a covering letter to careers@buhle.org.za by 26 January 2021. Only […]

Offering a host of courses post-lockdown

6th Oct 2020

Buhle is offering a host of courses for the remainder of 2020, having adapted our schedule after the national Covid-19 lockdown: 1. Grain Production, 30 November – 18 December, is the first of four modules in this course. Students can choose to do just this module, which concentrates on how to operate a tractor and […]