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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 […]

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 […]

Study Financial Management online

7th Aug 2020

Future farmers, are you seeking an online course that will help you grow a profitable farming business? Improve your financial management skills with Buhle online! * Designed for farmers of every level of skill, from novice to experienced.* Start when you are ready and study from home. * Apply lessons directly to your agribusiness. Enroll […]

“From high heels to gumboots”

30th Jun 2020

Kgomotso Ramatlo has swapped her high heels for gumboots and is not looking back. The saying that “luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity” is attributed to Roman philosopher Seneca.  Kgomotso knows very well that had she been underprepared, she would definitely have missed out on the opportunity to supply a formal market. Formal […]

Nyiko describes Buhle’s mission and growth in NAMC video

11th Apr 2018

Buhle Farmers’ Academy trains people in the business of farming, enabling new farmers to start operations and run viable farming businesses, explains our CEO Nyiko Maluleke in this NAMC video. When we opened our doors in the year 2000, our aim was to train 50 people annually. Now, we train over 500.