This week’s events include a funding opportunity for Gauteng agro-processors, a cattle and farm sale, a Gather To Grow session on Twitter, goat farming training, and a farmer’s market. To include your event in the calendar, please send an email to email@example.com.
Sanibonani farmers! The week starts off with an opportunity for potential funding for agro-processors hosted on Monday. Interested in buying a farm? Check out the farm and cattle sale in the Free State on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, it is Food For Mzansi’s #Gather To Grow on Twitter with industry experts on agriculture. This is followed by Qakaza Goat farming training in KwaZulu-Natal, while on Friday, you are invited to a farmer’s day in Boschoek.
Monday, 24 April
Gauteng funding opportunity
Agro processors are all encouraged to complete a proposal for potential funding by the Gauteng department of agriculture. The deadline is on Monday, 24 April before 17:00.
Tuesday, 25 April
The Bethal Farms and Bonsmara type herd dispersal sale, on behalf of Loveday Logistics, will be held on Tuesday, 25 April 2023, on the farm Elandsfontein in the Bethal district.
On offer will be:
- Remaining portion 5 of the Farm Elandsfontein 147, IS Mpumalanga – 453,5565ha
- Remaining Farm 148, IS Mpumalanga – 190,3757ha
- Portion 6 of Farm 148, IS Mpumalanga – 642,4261ha
- Total extent: 1286,3583ha
Cattle: Bonsmara type:
- 8 Bulls
- 150 Cows
- 80 Cows with 80 calves
Wednesday, 26 April
Join #GatherToGrow on Twitter Spaces
Are you an aspirant farmer looking for more information on how to get into the agricultural sector? Do you have a smartphone and a Twitter account? Join us then, every Wednesday at 18:00 for Food For Mzansi’s #GatherToGrow.
Follow @foodformzansi and tune in on Wednesday at 18:00.
Thursday, 27 April
Qakaza goat farming training
Need goat farming training? In this session, farmers will learn more about goat farming markets, practical animal husbandry, the production of livestock products, the study of material and land, and artificial insemination.
Admission cost: R1 650 per person
Venue: 26 Tecoma Place, Country View, Midrand
Contact Mpendulo Mbatha for more information at 073 046 0494.
Friday, 28 April
Farmer’s market in North West
North West, you are invited to Dipilo Holdings Farmer’s Market where farmers will be able to take part in outdoor activities, farming practices and networking, and entertainment. Attendees can expect the likes of young piggery farmer, Tsoane Gaeseitshubelwe, Afasa cannabis commodity North West chairperson, Dinake Motona and more.
Venue: Plot Genesis, Boschoek
Time: 18:00 pm
Costs: Range between R 1500 to R 3700 per person
For more information contact Mmadipilo at 076 563 5128.
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