Farmers invited

2015-07-15 06:00

EMERGING farmers in the Free State interested in becoming members of the National Emerging Red Meat Organisation (Nerpo) are encouraged to attend the forthcoming Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 22 July at Jukskei Park in Kroonstad.

Important aspects relating to know how to trade in red meat, the production of red meat and the requirements to be a member of the organisation will be discussed.

A workshop will be held to enlighten interested emer­ging farmers.

The workshop will be addressed by guest speakers specialising in Bonsmara and Beefmaster breeding and the feeding of cattle with Sernick products.

The guest speakers will also enlighten farmers about the red meat industry and latest techniques to boost production.

Zacharia Matli, owner of the Groenpan Farm north of Kroonstad, who also farms with Beefmaster and Bonsmara, appeals to all emerging farmers to attend the meeting and participate in the workshop.

He is a member of Nerpo and involved in organising the meeting.

A gala function will also be held at the host venue of Jukskei Park.

Registration for the meeting closes on Monday (20/07).

For more information and registration for the AGM, interested farmers can contact Matli on 083-477-4005

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