The state of the grain industry

NAMPO, 17 May 2019 – With grain, including maize, wheat and several other crops, set to remain the staple diet of South Africans for many years to come, it’s essential that the industry is supported in order to thrive. This is the view of AFGRI, one of South Africa’s leading agricultural companies, home to AFGRI […]

How tech is helping AFGRI remain on the forefront of the agricultural sector

NAMPO, May 16, 2019 – Launched four years ago, the AFGRI eAccounts platform continues to grow in leaps and bounds. There are now 2,000 registered users across South Africa, with an average of 8,300 logins a month – that’s about 380 per day! Since inception, payments amounting to a staggering R13 billion have been made […]

Support Funds: Models that make a tangible difference to agricultural communities or just a drop in the bucket?

NAMPO, 15 May 2019 – With climatic changes worsening and the economy under strain, farmers across South Africa are having to do more with less, with many struggling to make ends meet. During the past two years alone, farmers have had to contend with drought, hail, foot and mouth disease, armyworm invasions and wildfires, to […]

Growing a thriving agricultural sector key to unlocking economic wellbeing AFGRI partners with public and private sector to boost agriculture

NAMPO, 14 May 2019 – AFGRI, one of South Africa’s leading agricultural services company, is firmly committed to developing a sustainable agricultural sector in South Africa, both through its own initiatives, as well as by partnering with the public and private sector to drive growth in the sector, which in turn will contribute to the […]

Dié Vrystaatse boerdery floreer met familietradisies

Ernst Yzel en sy twee seuns, Tom en Nant, boer op die plaas Wonderkuil naby die dorp Marquard in die Oos-Vrystaat. Hulle boer met verskeie vertakkings (vee, gesaaides en droëlandaartappels), waarvan heelwat op huurgrond bedryf word. Met Ernst se kinders wat die vyfde geslag op die plaas is, sit die Yzels ’n familietradisie voort wat […]

Jenkins and Brits back in Vodacom Bulls pack

Springboks, Schalk Brits and Jason Jenkins, are back in the Vodacom Bulls pack for their Vodacom Super Rugby clash against the Crusaders at Loftus Versfeld on Friday. Brits has served a four week suspension and will start at hooker, while Jenkins is fit again following injury. Like Brits, he last played for the Vodacom Bulls […]