This week’s events include a hemp course, a production sale, a Gather To Grow session on Instagram Live, goat market information day and a livestock auction, and two Food For Mzansi farmers’ days. To include your event in the calendar, please send an email to email@example.com.
Hey farmers! This week starts off with a five-day hemp course all the way in Frankfort in the Free State on Monday, followed by a production sale in Gauteng on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, remember to set your reminder for this week’s Gather To Grow session on Instagram Live brought to you by Food For Mzansi, followed by a goat market information day on Thursday. Still on Thursday, all roads lead to North West for Food For Mzansi’s first farmers’ day of the week.
On Friday we have a livestock auction in North West, and we close it off with our second farmer’s day in Mpumalanga.
Monday, 25 September
Five-day hemp course
Agro-processors are all encouraged to complete a proposal for potential funding by the Gauteng department of agriculture, and the deadline is today before 17:00!
The course will focus on plant propagation, participation in the development and management of an agribusiness plant, introduction to industrial hemp, growing industrial hemp, hemp processing, and more.
Venue: Rasami Farm, Frankfort
Time: 09:00 am – 16:00 pm
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, 26 September
The 13th production auction of Dolf and Estie du Bruyn and guest seller will take place from 11:00 on the farm Ons S’n in Bultfontein.
1145 Top SAMM sheep, consisting of:
- 40 SP rams
- 200 young ewes (ram mature)
- 700 lambs (slaughter/store)
On behalf of the guest seller:
- 100 ewes
- 55 ewe lambs
- 50 Wether lambs
- 150 lambing pen panels
- Various drinking troughs
- 5 donkeys
Time: 11:00 – 17:00
Wednesday, 27 September
Join #GatherToGrow on Instagram Live
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, 28 September
Food For Mzansi North West Farmers’ Day
Embarking on a nationwide journey, the initiative is geared towards facilitating the exchange of knowledge and fostering opportunities within the agricultural sector. This roadshow is poised to create a robust platform where attendees can connect, engage in enriching learning experiences, and collaboratively shape the future of farming and agribusiness.
Time: 08:00 – 14:00
Goat Market Information Day
Applications are drawing to a close on the 9th of October. With a course fee of R 1500, the information day is taking place from the 23 to 27 October.
Venue: Buffelspoort, North West
For more information, please contact Joane Visser on 0827390217 or email@example.com.
Friday, 29 September
Food For Mzansi Mpumalanga Farmers’ Day
Attendees can connect, engage in enriching learning experiences, and collaboratively shape the future of farming and agribusiness. The initiative is geared towards facilitating the exchange of knowledge and fostering opportunities within the agricultural sector.
Time: 08:00 – 16:00
Venue: Dorpsgrond farm, Reitz
Standerton livestock sale
All types of livestock are welcome at the Standerton Livestock sale.
Venue: Highveld Auction House, Standerton
Time: 10:00 – 17:00
Conditions of sale:
- Only card, cash, or immediate electronic payments day of sale
- 1% Handling fee on cash payments.
- Electronic transfer facilities.
- FICA documentation with registration process.
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