FARMERS TRAINING

FREE TO ATTEND SKILLS TRAINING

FREE-TO-ATTEND skills training designed for smallholder / urban farmers from Johannesburg and Gauteng Province. Experienced trainers conduct interactive sessions across a range of different competencies and techniques. The training helps improve the productivity, efficiency and profitability of small and new farming operations.

fARMER TRAINING

A LOOK BACK AT THE 2017 PROGRAMME

TIMESTOPICS  
12:00-12:30Registration
AGRI-BUSINESS 
12:30-13:00Training Session 1
Planting, nurturing and harvesting for best yields in an urban context
Led by: Ben Stevens, secretariat, The South African Society for Agricultural Extension (SASAE)
AGRI-BUSINESS 
13:00-13:30Training Session 2
Gaining access to improved input supplies: seeds, fertilisers and agrochemicals
Led by: Ben Stevens, secretariat, The South African Society for Agricultural Extension (SASAE)
AGRI-BUSINESS 
14:00-14:30Training Session 3
How small-scale farmers can be more successful at accessing financial services
Led by: Nonkululeko Zulu, gauteng provincial manager, Land Bank
AGRI-BUSINESS 
14:30-15:00Training Session 4
Marketing / basic processing tools for farmers: Obtaining enough revenue to protect your farm operations
Led by: Tozamile Lukhalo, director, National Extension Reform, Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF)
AGRI-BUSINESS 
16:00-16:30Certificate collectionAGRI-BUSINESS

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