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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 […]

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 […]

Buhle honoured to receive Isaac Motaung Award

31st Jul 2020

The Buhle Farmers’ Academy is honoured to have received the inaugural Isaac Motaung Award, in memory of an inspiring South African. Mr Motaung was a businessman and humanitarian with a keen interest in and thorough understanding of cattle farming. A former HR director of Pick ‘n Pay, Mr Motaung was also a trustee of the […]

Future farmers, here are our revised course dates for 2020

1st Jul 2020

A note to all the aspiring farmers of Southern Africa: If you’re keen to study at Buhle this year, our campus is open again and operating according to a revised timetable, following the delays caused by Covid19. In the second half of 2020 we will be offering Grain Crop, Poultry and Vegetable Production. Download the […]

“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 […]

Buhle graduates’ story and video in Drum

4th Jul 2019

“Teamwork is one of their greatest strengths,” says this story in Drum magazine about Buhle graduate ‘Tumelo’ Michael Zitha and the other five members of the successful Ithuba Capital Agricultural Primary Cooperative Ltd. The co-op was also featured in a Nation In Conversation video below, which was posted on the Drum story site. The six […]

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.