Struggles and HARD WORK forgotten as SUCCESS is celebrated

November 2018 LOUISE KUNZ, SA Graan/Grain editorial team ‘Farming is not about land; it is about using land. Today we are celebrating those who are using land and using it well,’ said Ms Jane McPherson (manager: Farmer Development...

LOCATION DIFFERENTIAL investigated by expert from USA

February 2019 MARIËTTA CRONJÉ, SA Graan/Grain contributor During recent discussions between Grain SA and the JSE the decision was made to address the ongoing concerns regarding the effectiveness of the current location differential system. The JSE therefore contracted...

Insette van oudleiers hoog aangeskryf

December 2016 JOHAN SMIT, besturende redakteur: SA Graan/Grain Is dit nie ironies dat Graan SA in ‘n geskiedkundige droogtejaar die geskiedenisprojek afgehandel het nie? Dit het die geleentheid geskep om mense net weer te herinner waar...

Celebrating the ‘masters in the art of grain farming’

‘Tonight we celebrate the achievements of fellow South Africans who have excelled in their field – they are the masters in the art of grain farming.’ With these words, Derek Mathews (vice-chairperson, Grain SA)...

Winning yields for these producers

Grain SA hosted the first Grow for Gold National Yield Competition in Muldersdrift on Thursday 15 October 2020, celebrating 46 producers – from commercial to small-scale farmers – across 16 categories for outstanding yields...

Subsistence Farmer of the Year category (0 ha – 10 ha) If you are...

November 2018 LOUISE KUNZ, SA Graan/Grain editorial team and HELENUS KRUGER (photo) Napoleon Hill, the American author of the book Think and grow rich said patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. Ms Jenette Thembi Shoba from Mpumalanga...

Graanbedryf vier saam fees

November 2017 RUTH SCHULTZ, SA Graan/Grain medewerker Publication: November 2017 Section: Grain SA

Dreams, dedication and hard work the recipe for success

November 2017 LOUISE KUNZ, SA Graan/Grain contributor An American poet, Henry David Thoreau said, ‘Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.’ The success of busy South African developing farmers...

Bemagtigingsmodelle wat in die Wes-Kaap werk: Deel 1

February 2015 LIANA STROEBEL, ontwikkelingskoördineerder, Graan SA Die bemagtiging van plaaswerkers en kleinboere is ‘n konsep wat die afgelope tien jaar toenemende aandag op alle vlakke van die landbousektor geniet het. Ons praat met baie produsente...

Potential Commercial Farmer of the Year (100 ha, but producing less than 250 tons)...

November 2018 LOUISE KUNZ, SA Graan/Grain editorial team and HELENUS KRUGER (photo) Two heads are better than one, as you have a better chance of coming up with a strategy that will help you overcome a challenge if...

LATEST EDITION