Optimism on the rise in Barolong Farms

Better days: A farmer at Mmegi Farms in Chadibe during a previous season. PIC: PINI BOTHOKO
Better days: A farmer at Mmegi Farms in Chadibe during a previous season. PIC: PINI BOTHOKO

While their counterparts in most parts of the country are giving up on the season due to poor rains, farmers in the Barolong farms region have largely ploughed their fields and are positive about production. Mmegi Correspondent, TUMELO MOUWANE finds that optimism stems from the rain gods who have been kind to the area

Located approximately 70 kilometres south of Gaborone, Barolong Farms is a hive of agricultural activity, as farmers go about their business in a season they expect to be robust.

As one passes through the farming area, dams alongside main roads are filled and it is clear that the spring rains from months past were ample in this part of the country.

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