Grain Management Communication

Dear customer AFGRI Grain Management’s grain services and grain trading will continue during the COVID-19 lockdown. We are aligned with the statement of President Ramaphosa on March 23, 2020, and as part of the agro food value chain, will continue to operate as outlined under the “Essential Services” definition, specifically “Food & essential products – […]

Communication from AFGRI Group Holdings during the lockdown period

Dear valued client South Africa will go into a national lockdown on Friday, 27 March 2020 (immediately after midnight on Thursday) to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. The shutdown will last for 21 days (“the lockdown period”). During that time, all businesses and services must shut down other than a list of exempted […]

A Message to the Agriculture and Food Sector of South Africa

Speaking notes by Ms. Thoko Didiza, MP Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development   A Message to the Agriculture and Food Sector of South Africa 24 March 2020   As you may be aware, that last night the President announced measures to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, which include a 21-day lockdown. Several […]

Word só ’n voorkeurverskaffer

Landbouweekliks kuier by Johan van der Schyff, ’n eier-en-skaapboer van Plettenbergbaai. Johan is in 2019 as Agri SA en Toyota SA se Jongboer van die Jaar aangewys. Dagbreek Eiers verpak gemiddeld 660 000 eiers per dag. Hulle hou meer as 700 000 hoenders op drie verskillende plase in die Oos- en Wes-Kaap aan. Die eiers […]

Wanneer ‘n geleentheid hom voordoen, is dié boer gereed!

Ons kuier by John Griffiths, ’n besproeiingsboer in die Brits-omgewing. Hy is in 2016 aangewys as Noordwes se Jongboer van die Jaar. Hy het op 16 heeltyds begin boer en vandag bestuur hy ’n uitgebreide graan-en-groenteboerdery. Die gewasse sluit onder meer in mielies (saad, kommersieel, springmielies), koring, droëbone en groente (spinasie, kool, botterskorsie). John hou […]

2020 Super Rugby tournament suspended due to COVID-19

Following a SANZAAR Executive Committee (EXCO) teleconference in response to the announcement by the New Zealand Government that all returning travellers will have to self-isolate for 14 days, including Super Rugby players, SANZAAR believes it has no option but to suspend the 2020 Super Rugby tournament after this weekend’s matches for the foreseeable future. Five […]