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Farms Produce A Feast With Our Piggery Management Course

21st November 2023

  Embark on a transformative journey into pig farming with Buhle Farmer’s Academy’s Introduction to Piggery Management course. This comprehensive programme covers crucial aspects of pig farming, guiding participants through the intricacies of successful pig husbandry. The piggy tale begins Meet 18-year-old Dineo Makuwa who, despite her young age, already runs a thriving farm.  Dineo […]

Diversify your farming business with Buhle Farmer’s Academy

8th November 2023

In the heart of Robinsdale, Dundonald, Mpumalanga, Tshepiso Tshabalala, a passionate 29-year-old farmer, owns Tmpire Agri Pty Ltd. After completing the Buhle Farmers’ Academy Grain Crop Production course, she set goals that have now resulted in a thriving agricultural business with a strong background in agricultural education. Her dedication to livestock production, particularly goats, sheep, […]

Navigating Avian Flu Outbreaks: What Happens If I must Cull My Flock?

30th August 2023

For smallholder poultry farmers in South Africa, the spectre of avian flu outbreaks can be particularly daunting. Unlike larger commercial operations, small-scale farmers often lack extensive resources and infrastructure. In addition, our farmers are often in relatively remote areas. When confronted with such a crisis, it’s essential to have a well-thought-out plan using the basics […]

Navigating Avian Influenza Outbreaks: Effective Risk Management For Poultry Farmers

In August 2023, the South African poultry industry was again jolted by an alert regarding the highly contagious avian influenza outbreak. This development underscored the need for swift and adaptable responses to protect flocks and livelihoods. To save their businesses and avoid further losses, we advise farmers to take immediate measures to contain and mitigate […]

Understanding The Foundations Of Agricultural Management

26th July 2023

Agricultural management plays a vital role in ensuring sustainable and profitable farming practices. In an era marked by rapidly changing environmental conditions, technological advancements, and global market dynamics, it has become imperative for farmers and agricultural stakeholders to stay updated with the latest management techniques. Agricultural management training courses offer an essential avenue for farming […]

What Is A Beef Production System?

Beef production is a critical component of the global agricultural industry, providing an essential source of protein and nutrients for people worldwide. The beef production process involves a complex system encompassing various stages, from raising cattle to processing and distributing meat products. Beef production’s depth is vital for farmers, enthusiasts, and agri-professionals aspiring to excel […]