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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Santam video features Buhle’s farm and campus

10th Jun 2019

The “This is My Santam” video, about Santam’s commitment to placing people at the heart of its  transformation journey, opens and closes with shots of the Buhle Farmers’ Academy fields and working farm, with quotes from one of our graduates. “When you think of a farmer, I”m not what you expect … I’m not just going […]