Grain SA’s Day of Celebration

Grain SA held their Day of Celebration on 3 October 2018. Syngenta South Africa was one of the main sponsors for Day of Celebration 2018 and sponsored the Smallholder Grower of the Year category. Ben Schoonwinkel, Head Marketer for Syngenta South Africa, explains why Syngenta believes in the importance of supporting and uplifting smallholder farmers and the …

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Sagtevrugtebedryf se Opkomende Boer Pryswenner: Hendrik Davids

Vergelegen Boerdery in the Breederivier Valley have proven what can be done when beneficiaries of land reform are serious about business and are linked to the right partners.  There are seven trusts with shares in the company.  They plan to have 100 ha of table grapes by 2020 and to extend the pack house to …

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Harvest of Happiness: Farmer hands over R30m village to his 150 workers

Couple sign over title to architect-designed village on winelands farm By BOBBY JORDAN It’s compensation without expropriation in the Cape winelands, where a British couple are giving their farmworkers a R30m architect-designed village, complete with a crèche, aftercare and entertainment centre. David Potter and his wife, Elaine, are giving land away – transferring title deeds …

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