Big Duane to lead #BullsFamily

The Vodacom Bulls are proud and excited to announce that big Duane Vermeulen will captain the #BullsFamily, while Arno Botha and Gio Aplon will serve as deputies. The 34-year-old World Cup winning no.8 is no stranger to leadership roles as he captained the Springboks against New Zealand in Wellington last year while he also wore […]

Masjiene én mense belangrik op die plaas

Mnr. Piet Engelbrecht en sy twee seuns is deel van die Piet Engelbrecht-trust, die sitrusboerdery bekend as Piet Citrus in die Loskop-besproeiingskema tussen Marble Hall en Groblersdal in Limpopo. Piet Citrus is ook die handelsmerk van dié besproeiingsboer, bemarker en uitvoerder. Piet is voorsitter van Agri Limpopo. Hy is in 2017 aangewys as Landbouskrywers SA […]

IN STANDERTON FARMER D IS MAKING HIS PASSION A REALITY

This is the first year in the Lemang Agricultural Services training and development programme for Farmer D, who is very passionate about farming, and is a highly motivated individual. Farmer D spent most of his time on his farm during planting season, and his crop is beyond all expectations despite the relatively short period. He […]

IN MPUMALANGA, FARMER C NOW HAS A 617 HA FARM AND RECENTLY WON FARMER OF THE YEAR WITH GRAIN SA

Humble beginnings meant that Farmer C originally farmed on 50 ha but three years ago this started to change when he joined the Lemang Agricultural Services training and development programme. Here he garnered much-needed training in the form of in-class training, on-farm technical training with agronomists, personal development, as well as basic computer training. Monitoring […]

IN THE NKANGALA DISTRICT OF MPUMALANGA YIELDS ARE IMPROVING

In this case, Farmer B began farming in 2011, cultivating 150 ha of maize. In 2012 he joined the training and development programme, and through a combination of training, monitoring and mentorship the business has grown to 640 ha – comprising 300 ha of white maize, 300 ha of soya beans and 40 ha of […]

IN METSWEDING, GAUTENG, FARMER A IS FLOURISHING

In the 2013/2014 season Lemang Agricultural Services met this farmer in Metsweding for the first time. Only 68 ha had been planted using a planter that was incorrectly calibrated, thus creating large, inefficient gaps amongst the maize plants. This led to an infestation of weeds. The AFGRI training and development programme that Farmer A signed […]