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Newsletter October 2015 - Free State Farmer, Agriculturist and New Entrant to Commercial Agriculture 2015

 

Free State Farmer, Agriculturist and New Entrant to Commercial Agriculture 2015 

Free State Agriculture would like to congratulate Brian Angus, a member from Arlington, with his award as the Agricultural Writer’s Central Region Free State Farmer of the Year 2015. Angus received his award at a function in Bloemfontein on Friday, 23 October 2015.  

We would also like to congratulate dr. Dirk Strydom, head at the Department of Agriculture Economics at the University of the Free State, and Lekhothla Makoele, a farmer form Qwa-Qwa, with their awards.

Strydom was announced as the Free State Agriculturist of the Year 2015, and Makoele as the New Entrant to Commercial Agriculture 2015. The national winners will be announced on 13 November 2015 in the Western Cape.  

                    

 

Dr. Dirk Strydom (Free State Agriculturist), Brian Angus (Free State Farmer), Alani Janeke (chairperson, central region), Lekhothla Makoele (New Entrant), Rudi Slabbert (on behalf of Piet Karsten of the Karsten-group as the Nothern Cape’s winning farmer) and Frikkie Lubbe (Northern Cape Agriculturist).