2022

Media Releases 2022

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08/02 2022
Free State Agriculture

Free State Agriculture

publish on August 2, 2022

With pride we represent the farmers and the communities of the Free State, seeing challenges as opportunities, regardless of the

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07/08 2022
6 factors for a viable agricultural industry

6 factors for a viable agricultural industry

publish on July 8, 2022

Free State Agriculture's annual congress, which will be presented on 3 & 4 August 2022, will focus on the viability

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06/30 2022
Insufficient budget hampering implementation of the National Rural Safety Strategy

Insufficient budget hampering implementation of the National Rural Safety Strategy

publish on June 30, 2022

A safe and sustainable agricultural sector and food security is undermined with the non-implementation of the National Rural Security Strategy

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06/16 2022
Young farmers the key to future food security

Young farmers the key to future food security

publish on June 16, 2022

“South Africa’s young farmers are not only the future of the agricultural industry, but also the key role players in

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05/31 2022
Free State Premier receives memorandum from farmers

Free State Premier receives memorandum from farmers

publish on May 31, 2022

“The current terrible state of most of our Free State roads cannot just be blamed on the heavy rains but

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05/25 2022
Doing itself is essential for a better future

Doing itself is essential for a better future

publish on May 25, 2022

“For the sake of survival and for the sake of our children, we are forced to take on another state

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05/16 2022
Free State Roads

Free State Roads

publish on May 16, 2022

Short intro paragraph

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05/10 2022
Tired of decaying roads

Tired of decaying roads

publish on May 10, 2022

Tired of poor service and dilapidated roads! This is why farmers in the Allanridge area this morning, May 10, 2022,

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03/30 2022
Agriculture budget vote leaves farmers in lurch against crime and biosecurity

Agriculture budget vote leaves farmers in lurch against crime and biosecurity

publish on March 30, 2022

The Free State MEC for Agriculture’s recent budget is a lamentable failure to effectively assist farmers with regard to crime

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03/24 2022
Expropriation Bill puts food security at risk

Expropriation Bill puts food security at risk

publish on March 24, 2022

While events in Eastern Europe point to the growing importance of a country’s food security, the South African government is

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03/11 2022
The impact of Ukraine and Russia on SA agriculture

The impact of Ukraine and Russia on SA agriculture

publish on March 11, 2022

Free State Agriculture (FSA) is concerned about the impact that a confluence of circumstances may have on food prices and

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03/11 2022
Farmers pay as much as R100 000 per month to prevent maize theft

Farmers pay as much as R100 000 per month to prevent maize theft

publish on March 11, 2022

Free State Agriculture (FSA) warns farming communities to take the necessary precautions to protect their maize plantations from theft. This

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03/04 2022
Free State Agriculture contributes to aerial spraying of locusts in the Northern Cape

Free State Agriculture contributes to aerial spraying of locusts in the Northern Cape

publish on March 4, 2022

A donation of R50 000 was approved by Free State Agriculture to the Agri SA Disaster Relief Foundation. “It is

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02/25 2022
Rapid action by police leads to recovery of 50 sheep in the Brandfort area

Rapid action by police leads to recovery of 50 sheep in the Brandfort area

publish on February 25, 2022

A Livestock theft that took place on 19 February 2022 in the Brandfort area was addressed quickly and effectively by

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02/25 2022
2022 Budget speech requires action

2022 Budget speech requires action

publish on February 25, 2022

“We are cautiously optimistic that the Treasury will accelerate infrastructure investment, which it acknowledges is the backbone of a thriving

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02/24 2022
Young farmer finalists positive about agriculture in SA

Young farmer finalists positive about agriculture in SA

publish on February 24, 2022

A Grain, pig and sheep farmer competes for the title of Free State Agriculture’s Young Farmer of the Year this

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02/21 2022
Free State farmers asked to repair provincial roads at own cost

Free State farmers asked to repair provincial roads at own cost

publish on February 21, 2022

With Free State roads becoming increasingly unsurpassable, road repairs and maintenance in the Free State have almost stalled to a

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02/18 2022
Emerging farmers handed over to stock thieves

Emerging farmers handed over to stock thieves

publish on February 18, 2022

Emerging farmers in the Phuthaditjhaba area have been ‘handed over’ to stock thieves and receive little or no support from

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02/15 2022
SONA 2022: Expropriation and economic growth do not go hand in hand

SONA 2022: Expropriation and economic growth do not go hand in hand

publish on February 15, 2022

“If the government is serious about getting the economy going, they should delete certain provisions of the expropriation bill,” said

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01/21 2022
Free State Agriculture demands transparency in allocation of disaster funds

Free State Agriculture demands transparency in allocation of disaster funds

publish on January 21, 2022

Free State Agriculture (FSA) welcomes the National Flood Disaster classification issued 20 January 2022. Although this is not a declaration,

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