Voting Polls
No, a lot still needs to change  (14.81 %) The playing field is slowly levelling out (7.01 %) Yes, much progress has been made to empower women in agriculture  (78.18 %) Yes, much progress has been made to empower women in agriculture  (78.18 %) No, a lot still needs to change  (14.81 %) The playing field is slowly levelling out (7.01 %) Yes, much progress has been made to empower women in agriculture  (78.18 %)
Do you think there are equal opportunities for women & men in the South African agri sector?
No, a lot still needs to change  (14.81%)
Yes, much progress has been made to empower women in agriculture  (78.18%)
The playing field is slowly levelling out (7.01%)
I received some assistance, but not enough. (44.78 %) Yes, it has been a saving grace. (1.34 %) I have not been affected by the drought. (2.54 %) No, I don’t know how or where to apply. (51.34 %) I received some assistance, but not enough. (44.78 %) Yes, it has been a saving grace. (1.34 %) I have not been affected by the drought. (2.54 %) No, I don’t know how or where to apply. (51.34 %)
Have you received any aid or assistance for drought relief?
Yes, it has been a saving grace. (1.34%)
I received some assistance, but not enough. (44.78%)
No, I don’t know how or where to apply. (51.34%)
I have not been affected by the drought. (2.54%)
I am a member of a community watch group on WhatsApp. (29.08 %) Security guards patrol my farm day and night. (21.99 %) There’s no need for preventative measures. I haven’t been targeted yet. (15.60 %) I have high fences and gates that are locked at all times. (33.33 %) I am a member of a community watch group on WhatsApp. (29.08 %) Security guards patrol my farm day and night. (21.99 %) There’s no need for preventative measures. I haven’t been targeted yet. (15.60 %)
How do you guard against stock theft on your farm?
I am a member of a community watch group on WhatsApp. (29.08%)
Security guards patrol my farm day and night. (21.99%)
I have high fences and gates that are locked at all times. (33.33%)
There’s no need for preventative measures. I haven’t been targeted yet. (15.6%)
Yes, I’m looking forward to it.  (15.22 %) I’m skipping it this year. Times are tough. (13.22 %) No, I’m not interested.  (71.56 %) No, I’m not interested.  (71.56 %) Yes, I’m looking forward to it.  (15.22 %) I’m skipping it this year. Times are tough. (13.22 %) No, I’m not interested.  (71.56 %)
Will you be attending #Nampo2016?
Yes, I’m looking forward to it.  (15.22%)
No, I’m not interested.  (71.56%)
I’m skipping it this year. Times are tough. (13.22%)
It depends on the difference in price (43.48 %) Beef is beef, as far as I’m concerned (32.30 %) I already buy certified breed-specific beef  (24.22 %) It depends on the difference in price (43.48 %) Beef is beef, as far as I’m concerned (32.30 %)
Would you pay extra for certified breed-specific beef?
It depends on the difference in price (43.48%)
I already buy certified breed-specific beef  (24.22%)
Beef is beef, as far as I’m concerned (32.3%)
It looks great! Clean, fresh and modern. (35.42 %) Was there a redesign? (32.64 %) I preferred the old design. (31.94 %) It looks great! Clean, fresh and modern. (35.42 %) Was there a redesign? (32.64 %) I preferred the old design. (31.94 %)
What do you think of Farmer’s Weekly magazine’s new layout design?
It looks great! Clean, fresh and modern. (35.42%)
I preferred the old design. (31.94%)
Was there a redesign? (32.64%)
No, government can't afford to (11.31 %) Yes, it should have been declared six months ago (88.69 %) Yes, it should have been declared six months ago (88.69 %) No, government can't afford to (11.31 %) Yes, it should have been declared six months ago (88.69 %)
Should the drought be declared a national disaster?
Yes, it should have been declared six months ago (88.69%)
No, government can't afford to (11.31%)
Tougher measures to be put in place for the alleviation of crime, especially rural crime. (17.14 %) An action plan for creating a million jobs in the agriculture sector. (25.71 %) The drought will be declared a national disaster. (11.43 %) I don’t waste my time watching. Every year it’s the same. (45.71 %) Tougher measures to be put in place for the alleviation of crime, especially rural crime. (17.14 %) An action plan for creating a million jobs in the agriculture sector. (25.71 %) The drought will be declared a national disaster. (11.43 %) I don’t waste my time watching. Every year it’s the same. (45.71 %)
What are you hoping to hear from President Jacob Zuma in the #SONA2016?
The drought will be declared a national disaster. (11.43%)
Tougher measures to be put in place for the alleviation of crime, especially rural crime. (17.14%)
An action plan for creating a million jobs in the agriculture sector. (25.71%)
I don’t waste my time watching. Every year it’s the same. (45.71%)
Culling cattle (25.07 %) I am not planting this year (24.23 %) I have planned ahead and stored feed (4.32 %) I need help (7.24 %) Praying for rain (39.14 %) Culling cattle (25.07 %) I am not planting this year (24.23 %) I have planned ahead and stored feed (4.32 %) I need help (7.24 %) Praying for rain (39.14 %)
How are you coping with the current drought?
I have planned ahead and stored feed (4.32%)
Culling cattle (25.07%)
I am not planting this year (24.23%)
Praying for rain (39.14%)
I need help (7.24%)
Yes, and had no success in getting it. (17.15 %) No, there is too much red tape involved. (23.72 %) Yes, I have been granted funding for my farming operation. (10.58 %) I would apply if I knew where to do so. (48.54 %) Yes, and had no success in getting it. (17.15 %) No, there is too much red tape involved. (23.72 %) Yes, I have been granted funding for my farming operation. (10.58 %) I would apply if I knew where to do so. (48.54 %)
Have you ever applied for a grant from government?
Yes, and had no success in getting it. (17.15%)
No, there is too much red tape involved. (23.72%)
Yes, I have been granted funding for my farming operation. (10.58%)
I would apply if I knew where to do so. (48.54%)
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This week's poll
Do you think there are equal opportunities for women & men in the South African agri sector?
No, a lot still needs to change
Yes, much progress has been made to empower women in agriculture
The playing field is slowly levelling out
Last week's poll
Have you received any aid or assistance for drought relief?
Yes, it has been a saving grace. (1.34%)
I received some assistance, but not enough. (44.78%)
No, I don’t know how or where to apply. (51.34%)
I have not been affected by the drought. (2.54%)
I received some assistance, but not enough. (44.78 %) Yes, it has been a saving grace. (1.34 %) I have not been affected by the drought. (2.54 %) No, I don’t know how or where to apply. (51.34 %) I received some assistance, but not enough. (44.78 %) Yes, it has been a saving grace. (1.34 %) I have not been affected by the drought. (2.54 %) No, I don’t know how or where to apply. (51.34 %)
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