Agricultural Writers SA announces National Farmer, Agriculturist and New Entrant to Commercial Farming of the Year
The Bosveld Group in Limpopo - the biggest private citrus grower and exporter in
South Africa – was named National Farmer of the Year and Prof Ferdi Meyer,
Director of the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy, Agriculturist of the Year by
Agricultural Writers SA.
The New Entrant to Commercial Farming of the Year is Ralph and Preline Swart of
Elim in the Western Cape, where they farm on 1 280ha leased from the Moravian
church. They achieved their lifelong goal of owning their own commercial farm when
they bought a 950ha farm near Stormsvlei, between Swellendam and
Riviersonderend earlier this year.
South Africa to host international agricultural conference
South Africa will host the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists' (IFAJ) congress in 2017. The congress will be presented around September 2017 under the auspices of Agricultural Writers SA. Read the media release.
View the video 'South Africa is different' which was flighted during the bid - see above.