Meet Nasi Herman, the 19-year-old farmer growing his family's legacy

Meet Nasi Herman, the 19-year-old farmer growing his family's legacy

While his mates pursue tertiary, Nasi Thabo Herman has decided to take a different route. The 19-year-old has his heart set on farming and growing his grandfather's legacy.

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Nasi is well on his way to being one of the country's top successful youngest farmers. He runs his 970-hectare with cows, sheep and goats, selling the animals.

Since he was 3 years old, he used to help his grandfather milk the cows.

Meet Nasi Herman, the 19-year-old farmer growing his family's legacy

Meet Nasi Herman, the 19-year-old farmer growing his family's legacy
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His grandfather passed away in 2003 and his father, Headman Dithakgwe took over the farming business and continued grooming the young Nasi.

"I spent most of my school holidays and weekends here on the farm."

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In 2014, his father gifted him a pregnant heifer which gave birth to a young bull. Nasi raised it with his own money and later sold it to a local farmer. He said many people told him he was matured for his age.

"I want my children to carry it over [farming]. It's actually a tradition in our family."

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Nasi encourages young people to take an interest in farming for the love of the work.

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