Voting Polls
Absurd, there will be no land for farmers to farm on. (62.75 %) Fair, the Zulu nation have lived there for ages. (37.25 %) Absurd, there will be no land for farmers to farm on. (62.75 %) Fair, the Zulu nation have lived there for ages. (37.25 %)
King Goodwill Zwelithini’s plan to claim large parts of KZN, Mpumalanga and the Free State is...
Absurd, there will be no land for farmers to farm on. (62.75%)
Fair, the Zulu nation have lived there for ages. (37.25%)
Accurately record the crime rate in SA (7.56 %) Are incorrect and should be audited (26.89 %) Show that SA is a safe country to live in (65.55 %) Show that SA is a safe country to live in (65.55 %) Accurately record the crime rate in SA (7.56 %) Are incorrect and should be audited (26.89 %) Show that SA is a safe country to live in (65.55 %)
The recently published 2013-2014 crime statistics:
Accurately record the crime rate in SA (7.56%)
Show that SA is a safe country to live in (65.55%)
Are incorrect and should be audited (26.89%)
No (27.27 %) Yes (72.73 %) Yes (72.73 %) No (27.27 %) Yes (72.73 %)
Have you considered solar for your farm?
Yes (72.73%)
No (27.27%)
Yes (58.88 %) No (41.12 %) Yes (58.88 %) No (41.12 %)
Will you be planting a tree in celebration of Arbor Week?
Yes (58.88%)
No (41.12%)
Yes, I enjoy growing my own vegetables. (58.39 %) No, I buy my vegetables from the greengrocer. (41.61 %) Yes, I enjoy growing my own vegetables. (58.39 %) No, I buy my vegetables from the greengrocer. (41.61 %)
Do you have a vegetable garden?
Yes, I enjoy growing my own vegetables. (58.39%)
No, I buy my vegetables from the greengrocer. (41.61%)
Yes, I found the help invaluable. (19.23 %) Yes but I did not find it useful. (17.31 %) No and I preferred it that way. (13.46 %) No, I felt isolated and would have preferred to be mentored. (50.00 %) Yes, I found the help invaluable. (19.23 %) Yes but I did not find it useful. (17.31 %) No and I preferred it that way. (13.46 %) No, I felt isolated and would have preferred to be mentored. (50.00 %)
Were you mentored when you started farming?
Yes, I found the help invaluable. (19.23%)
Yes but I did not find it useful. (17.31%)
No, I felt isolated and would have preferred to be mentored. (50%)
No and I preferred it that way. (13.46%)
Finance (27.96 %) Land (16.13 %) Physical challenges (15.05 %) Gaining acceptance in a male dominated environment (21.51 %) Family commitments (19.35 %) Finance (27.96 %) Land (16.13 %) Gaining acceptance in a male dominated environment (21.51 %)
As a woman farmer what are some of the challenges you encounter?
Finance (27.96%)
Land (16.13%)
Physical challenges (15.05%)
Family commitments (19.35%)
Gaining acceptance in a male dominated environment (21.51%)
Yes (49.25 %) No (50.75 %) Yes (49.25 %) No (50.75 %)
Recently thieves walked away with a R100 000 stud bull in the Greytown district. Have you lost livestock due to stock theft?
Yes (49.25%)
No (50.75%)
Yes (21.34 %) I prefer learning from South African farmers (8.94 %) No (69.72 %) Yes (21.34 %) I prefer learning from South African farmers (8.94 %) No (69.72 %)
Would you visit other countries to learn about agriculture?
Yes (21.34%)
No (69.72%)
I prefer learning from South African farmers (8.94%)
Yes (32.92 %) To a certain extent. (10.29 %) No  (56.79 %) Yes (32.92 %) To a certain extent. (10.29 %) No  (56.79 %)
Should a farm owner be responsible for what his farm manager gets up to?
Yes (32.92%)
No  (56.79%)
To a certain extent. (10.29%)
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This week's poll
King Goodwill Zwelithini’s plan to claim large parts of KZN, Mpumalanga and the Free State is...
Absurd, there will be no land for farmers to farm on.
Fair, the Zulu nation have lived there for ages.
Last week's poll
The recently published 2013-2014 crime statistics:
Accurately record the crime rate in SA (7.56%)
Show that SA is a safe country to live in (65.55%)
Are incorrect and should be audited (26.89%)
Accurately record the crime rate in SA (7.56 %) Are incorrect and should be audited (26.89 %) Show that SA is a safe country to live in (65.55 %) Show that SA is a safe country to live in (65.55 %) Accurately record the crime rate in SA (7.56 %) Are incorrect and should be audited (26.89 %) Show that SA is a safe country to live in (65.55 %)
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