SA Graan/Grain is a specialist publication and official mouthpiece of Grain SA and is regarded as one of the leading agricultural publications in agriculture. This monthly magazine is available in print and online and has become a compass for the sustainable production of grain and oilseeds in South Africa.

Backed by Grain SA as a prominent grain producers organisation, our articles are written by prominent scientists, agricultural economists, experts from the industry and professional journalists.


Grain SA
Block C, Alenti Office Park
457 Witherite Street
The Willows
Tel: 086 004 7246

PO Box 74087, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040
Tel: 086 004 7246

Meet the editorial team

The editorial committee is a working group of Grain SA which meets on a monthly basis to ensure that the magazine carries the latest agricultural information based on relevant research, technology, production techniques and expertise. Several other working groups are represented within the committee.

Jaco Breytenbach
Chairperson: SA Graan/Grain Editorial Committee

Danie Minnaar
Vice Chairperson: SA Graan/Grain Editorial Committee

Richard Krige
Vice Chairperson: Grain SA

Pieter Taljaard
CEO, Grain SA

Dr Dirk Strydom
Marketing, NAMPO & Research Coordination Lead,
Grain SA

Corné Louw
Applied Economics & Member Services Lead,
Grain SA

Nico Vermaak
Company Secretariat Lead,
Grain SA

Toit Wessels
Assistant Manager: NAMPO & Marketing, Grain SA

Alzena Gomes
Public Relations Officer

Petru Fourie
Research Coordinator & Production Cost Analyst, Grain SA

Dr Jeanetta Saayman-du Toit
ARC-Grain Crops, Potchefstroom

Hestia Nienaber
ARC-Small Grain, Bethlehem

Dr Hendrik Smith
Conservation agriculture facilitator, ASSET Research

Pietman Botha
Agricultural consultant

Heleen Viljoen,
intern: Applied Economics,
Grain SA

Christiaan Vercueil,
intern: Applied Economics,
Grain SA

Publishing partner: Infoworks Media Publishing

Valerie Cilliers
Tel: 018 468 2716
Cell: 060 991 1606
Email: valerie@infoworks.biz

Johan Smit
Managing editor
Tel: 018 468 2716
Cell: 082 553 7806
Email: johan@infoworks.biz

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