Dan Kriek | The year we lost our senses in dealing with farm murders

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A torched police van outside the court in Senekal following protests after Brendin Horner died.
A torched police van outside the court in Senekal following protests after Brendin Horner died.
Chris Van Beljon

While it has been a successful year for our farmers it has also been a very difficult year, with the farming community enduring its share of violent crime, writes Dan Kriek.

Agriculture has to do something spectacularly stupid to compromise its current position as superstar in the economy.

The year 2020 was probably the best of times and the worst of times, with apologies to Charles Dickens.

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