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How to find land to farm.

How to find land to farm.

If you are looking for land to start your farm, the best method that I would recommend is to drive around various farming communities.   Why?   The reason…

Mbali Nwoko 21st Jul 2020
Funding requirements checklist for Farmers.

Funding requirements checklist for Farmers.

The decision to seek funding or investment for your farm requires a significant amount of planning and detailed thought on what and how you are going to finance…

Mbali Nwoko 15th Jul 2020
Funding organisations for Farmers

Funding organisations for Farmers

It’s no secret that farming is a highly capital intensive business and if you are a farmer looking for funding to start or expand your business, the following…

Mbali Nwoko 8th Jul 2020
What farming has taught me about life.

What farming has taught me about life.

If you have ever read somewhere or had someone tell you that farming is not for the faint-hearted, take it from me, it is not. As much as the idea of farming may…

Mbali Nwoko 24th Jun 2020
What entrepreneurs need to know about Venture Capital and Private Equity funding.

What entrepreneurs need to know about Venture Capital and Private Equity funding.

When seeking funding as an entrepreneur from a Venture Capitalist (VC) or Private Equity (PE) firm, it’s important to understand the difference between the…

Mbali Nwoko 17th Jun 2020
6 Farming Apps to help you with your production.

6 Farming Apps to help you with your production.

It’s no secret that technology has been at the forefront in driving change and innovation to the agricultural sector, to help farmers improve efficiencies…

Mbali Nwoko 11th Jun 2020
Things you need to know before quitting your job to start farming.

Things you need to know before quitting your job to start farming.

Looking back at my journey and how I ventured into farming, I wish I could have consulted with more farmers and have done more planning and preparation into what…

Mbali Nwoko 4th Jun 2020
5 Steps To Start Farming  

5 Steps To Start Farming  

Despite agriculture being one of the least favourable career sectors to pursue, it’s fascinating to see a high level of interest from people wanting to start farming…

Mbali Nwoko 19th May 2020
Different types of farm records  

Different types of farm records  

In my previous blog, I wrote about record-keeping and the importance thereof. This week we explore the various types of records that you should consider having when…

Mbali Nwoko 21st Apr 2020
The importance of farm record-keeping

The importance of farm record-keeping

In the midst of all the uncertainty created by the Corona Virus, we are continuing to work as farmers – since we provide essential services, amid the government-imposed…

Mbali Nwoko 7th Apr 2020
Should small scale/emerging farmers be exempt from Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification?

Should small scale/emerging farmers be exempt from Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification?

Throughout my tenure in farming, I've been privileged to befriend and network with many small-scale and emerging farmers doing phenomenal work on their farms…

Bc_Admin 13th Aug 2019
Meeting my Mentor

Meeting my Mentor

Last week I travelled to Limpopo for the first time and my trip was nothing short of amazing. I finally found time out of my diary to visit my mentor and someone…

Bc_Admin 13th Aug 2019
A hands-on farmer will always win the day!

A hands-on farmer will always win the day!

Agriculture is said to be the oldest industry to have been in existence and has evolved over the years. And as much as we are living in the "so-called" fourth industrial…

Bc_Admin 27th Sep 2017