SIYABONGA Days Programme – Beaufort

SIYABONGA Days - taking information to the people live and online

SIYABONGA Day, Friday 2 October 2020, 10:00 – 13:00 | brought to you from Beaufort West

TEMA: Droogtebestuur en vennootskappe in die Karoo

Download the Beaufort West SIYABONGA Day Information Booklet (English version)

The exciting Agri-Expo information days presented annually during Agri-Expo Livestock outside Stellenbosch underwent a transformation and are now known as SIYABONGA days. What makes it even more special is that these events now take place in different regions and are broadcast live so that farmers from all over can participate. The first three SIYABONGA days, presented in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Agriculture, are presented in October 2020:

Farmers and interested parties can join ONLINE for free, ask questions and be part of the discussions by registering HERE.

10:00 – 10:10
Verwelkoming / Welcome
Breyton Milford: Operations Manager, Agri-Expo

10:10 – 10:40
Basiese bestuursbeginsels in droogtes / Basic management principles when in a drought
Dr Louis Du Pisani – Drought management specialist

10:40 – 11:10
Voer van kleinvee vir oorlewing in ‘n droogte / Feeding small stock for survival during a drought
Hans Greeff – Animal feed Scientist and stud breeder

11:10 – 11:20
Q & A

11:20 – 11:40
Angorabokke se voordele op ‘n Karooplaas / Advantages of Angora goats on a Karoo farm
Beauty Mokgwamme – Manager, Mohair SA Empowerment Trust

11:40 – 12:00
Samewerkingsgeleenthede vir veeboere / Partnership options for livestock farmers
Gawie van Heerden – Director, Konsortium Merino

12:00 – 12:10
Q & A

12:10 – 12:30
Suksesvolle programme deur Departement Landbou: Wes-Kaap / Successful programmes by Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
Vianca Erasmus – Senior Agricultural Advisor, Department of Agriculture: Western Cape

12:30 – 12:40
Q & A

12:40 – 13:00
Afsluiting / Closing remarks
Breyton Milford

The programmes in Beaufort West and Clanwilliam are presented in Afrikaans, but questions can be asked in English, while the programme in Grassy Park takes place in English, but questions can also be asked in Afrikaans. For more information, contact Agri-Expo on 021 975 4440 or via e-mail, and follow Agri-Expo on social media.