This week’s events include two livestock auctions, a Jobs Fund webinar, a Gather To Grow session on Twitter, and a training day on crop and soil. To include your event in the calendar, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heita farmers! This week will be buzzing with events to choose from. On Monday you are invited to a livestock auction. Tuesday, the Jobs Fund hosts a webinar, while Wednesday offers another informative dose of Gather To Grow.
On Thursday, BKB hosts their 44th Compion Production Sale in the Northern Cape. Friday ends with a training day on best crop and soil practices.
Monday, 31 July
Livestock on sale in Gauteng
A livestock sale will be hosted at the Devon Auction Complex from 11:00. All types of livestock are welcome.
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 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.
Tuesday, 01 August
Jobs Fund webinar
You are invited to join the Jobs Fund for an engaging webinar focused on farmer empowerment through the establishment of agri-hubs.
This webinar which starts at 10:30 will delve into the exploration of best practices in agri-hub establishment and the development of a business model that fosters self-sustaining agri-hubs.
Wednesday, 02 August
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, 03 August
BKB livestock sale in Northern Cape
BKB is hosting their 44th Compion Production Sale that will take place from 11:00 at the Upington Showgrounds, in the Northern Cape.
- 20 Dorper rams
- 20 White Dorper Rams
- 5 Boer goat rams
- 15 Dorper ewes
- 15 White Dorper ewes
Friday, 04 August
Free training: Soil and crop planting
Livingseed’s next free training day will be hosted on Saturday, 5 August at the Livingseeds Farm in Midvaal, Gauteng.
You can expect to learn how you can increase your soil’s biological activity and grow better and healthier plants. Also on the programme is succession planting and more. All talks are free.
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