This week’s events include the agriculture and science week conference, another hosted by International Seeds, a Gather To Grow session on Twitter, poultry conference, a Free State livestock sale and another in Mpumalanga. To include your event in the calendar, please send an email to email@example.com.
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On Monday Africa takes to Durban for the Africa Agriculture and Science Week (AASW8), and there is also the International Seeds Congress. Tuesday offers an exciting poultry exhibition and on Wednesday Food For Mzansi Gathers To Grow with experts in agriculture. Thursday takes us to a livestock auction, followed by another on Friday.
Monday, 05 June
Agriculture and science week
The Africa Agriculture and Science Week (AASW8), hosted by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (Fara), takes place from 5 to 8 June 2023 at the Durban International Conference Centre, South Africa.
More than 600 innovators, researchers, technology developers, private sector representatives, investors and policy-makers from over 50 African countries are expected at the event.
Get ready for Interactive match-making workshops for small-scale farmers, investors, agribusinesses and researchers.
International seed congress
The International Seed Federation (ISF) and the South African National Seed Organisation (Sansor) would like to invite you to the ISF World Seed Congress 2023. It will gather seed professionals, government and institutional partners from all over the world for panel discussions, business, trading, and showcase of the latest innovations.
Tuesday, 06 June
Poultry conference and exhibition
AVI Africa, the biggest poultry conference and exhibition on the continent, is returning in 2023 after a Covid-enforced three-year break. This crucial event on the poultry calendar takes place from 6 – 8 June 2023 at Emperors Palace, Gauteng, and you are invited to register to ensure that you don’t miss out on all the latest developments in the industry.
Bringing together all major players in the poultry industry, from large and small owner producers and suppliers through to key decision makers from big corporations, AVI Africa 2023 will showcase the latest in products, techniques and services aimed at enhancing business and maximising the profits of commercial poultry enterprises.
Wednesday, 07 June
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 every Wednesday at 18:00 for Food For Mzansi’s #GatherToGrow.
Follow @foodformzansi and tune in on Wednesday at 18:00.
Thursday, 08 June
Free State livestock auction
You are invited to a livestock sale in Frankfort from 11:00 at the Royal Auction Centre. All types of livestock 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 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.
For more information, contact JD Steyn on 072 877 6984 or Deon Stegmann 079 878 2109.
Friday, 09 June
Mpumalanga livestock sale
You are invited to a livestock sale in Standerton at 10:00 at the Highveld Auction House. All types of livestock 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 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.
For more information, please contact Paul Moll at 082 331 2036 or Tielie Crawford at 082 331 2038
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