n Farmer’s Weekly - Diversifying on a small scale for reduced financial risk : new farmer - cover

Volume 2016, Issue 16010
  • ISSN : 0041-848X



Zweliphi Sithole's first two years as a full-time small- scale farmer have been a baptism by fire. In 2014, when he gave up his career of more than 20 years in government agricultural extension to pursue his lifelong dream of farming, the drought was already gaining momentum. He frowns as he discusses its affect on his KwaZulu- Natal business.

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