SIYABONGA Days Programme – Grassy Park


SIYABONGA Days - taking information to the people live and online


SIYABONGA Day, Friday 9 October 2020, 10:00 – 13:00 | brought to you from Grassy Park

THEME: Small-scale farmers in an urban environment





Download the Grassy Park 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.



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

10:10 – 10:40
Livestock suitable to your needs and environment
Donald Mouton, Farm Manager, Fairview

10:40 – 11:10
Livestock pests and parasites in confined spaces
Leon Kruger, Lecturer, University of the Free State

11:10 – 11:20
Q & A

11:20 – 11:40
How one farming enterprise can benefit the other with minimum resources
Chris Hartzenberg, Africa Community Projects Day Care, Belhar

11:40 – 12:10
The endless opportunities of farming
Renshia Manuel - CEO of Growbox

12:10 – 12:20
Q & A

12:20 – 12:30
Successful programmes by Department of Agriculture: Western Cape
Jerry Aries, Acting Chief Director: Farmer Support and Development

12:30 – 12:40
Q & A

12:40 – 13:00
Closing remarks: Ministerial Objectives
Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Agriculture


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.