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Helping Small-scale Farmers Reach Commercial Status
Sinelizwi Fakade is a commercial grain farmer in Ugie in the Eastern Cape. He produces maize, sunflower, sorghum and soya bean on the 1 200ha farm Rocky Park. Fakade is a founding member and chairperson of the Ukhanyo Farmer Development (UFD) program
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Sheep are farmed around the world for their meat, milk and fleece. In South Africa, the Merino, Dorper, Mutton Merino, Dohne Merino, Dormer and black-headed Persian are the dominant sheep breeds run on farms, particularly in the arid regions of the c
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Sold Farms
• Tabor (86ha) and Tevrede (214ha) sold by Marius Sonnekus to Sonnekus Veeboerdery for R3 million. • Zomerbronnen (118ha) and Schalkie (145ha) sold by Ilze Trust to Rosedene Boerdery for R4,5 million. • Elite (214ha) sold by Utozos to The Housing Dev