This week’s events include a Vinpro information day, a Gather To Grow session on Instagram Live, the AAE and AEASA Conference, and one livestock auction. To have your event on the calendar, please send an email to email@example.com.
We start the week off with the Agricultural Economist Association of South Africa (AEASA) and the African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAE) congress, tackling all issues related to food security in Africa.
On Tuesday, we have a Vinpro information day and farmers can look forward to discussions about the latest trends in the South African wine industry.
As always, remember to set your reminder for this week’s Gather To Grow Instagram Live session brought to you by Food For Mzansi on Wednesday. Also on Wednesday, all roads lead to the Agri Gauteng Agricultural Ekspo in Pretoria.
On Friday, we close it off with a livestock auction in Potchefstroom.
Monday, 18 September
AEASA and AAAE conference
The Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa and the African Association of Agricultural Economists will host a four-day conference titled “Through Crisis: Building Resilient Agrifood Systems in Africa”.
Date: 18-21 September
Venue: Southern Sun Elangeni and Maharani Hotel, Durban
Tuesday, 19 September
Vinpro Information Day
Vinpro (South Africa), in collaboration with South Africa Wine, is hosting an information day in your region. Get the latest wine industry and viticultural trends and research on your doorstep.
The respective regional days’ registration costs vary between R150 and R250 per person.
Click here for more information.
Wednesday, 20 September
Join #GatherToGrow on Instagram Live
Are you an aspiring farmer looking for more information on how to get into the agricultural sector? Do you have a smartphone and an Instagram account? Join us every Wednesday at 18:00 for Food For Mzansi’s #GatherToGrow.
Follow foodformzansi and tune in on Wednesday at 18:00.
Agri Gauteng Agricultural Ekspo
The Agri Gauteng Agricultural Ekspo promises to be exciting and rejuvenating for farmers in and around the Gauteng province with exhibitions ranging from livestock demonstrations to camel insights, cutting-edge technology showcases to in-depth training sessions.
When: 20-23 September
Venue: Lavender Kontrei Mark, Pretoria
Book your tickets now at www.ticketpros.co.za.
Thursday 21 September
Departmental Service Fair
The department of agriculture, environmental affairs, rural development and land reform in the Northern Cape will host a two-day service fair.
The aim seeks to bring departmental services closer to the communities with officials ranking from MEC and district officials in attendance to speak to farmers and discuss agricultural-related matters.
When: 21-22 September
Where: Churchill, Kuruman
For more information contact Bassy Slingile 082 675 1841/ Phemelo Manankong 066 303 8177.
Friday, 22 September
Potchefstroom Livestock Sale
All types of livestock are welcome at the Potchefstroom livestock sale
Conditions of sale:
- Only card, cash, or immediate electronic payments day of the sale
- 1% Handling fee on cash payments.
- Electronic transfer facilities.
- Fica documentation with the registration process.
All goods will be sold at a reserve price and the right exists to bid by or on behalf of the owner or auctioneer.
Venue: Auction Grounds in Potchefstroom.
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