Voting Polls
I am a member of a community watch group on WhatsApp. (30.69 %) Security guards patrol my farm day and night. (20.79 %) There’s no need for preventative measures. I haven’t been targeted yet. (12.87 %) I have high fences and gates that are locked at all times. (35.64 %) I am a member of a community watch group on WhatsApp. (30.69 %) Security guards patrol my farm day and night. (20.79 %) There’s no need for preventative measures. I haven’t been targeted yet. (12.87 %)
How do you guard against stock theft on your farm?
I am a member of a community watch group on WhatsApp. (30.69%)
Security guards patrol my farm day and night. (20.79%)
I have high fences and gates that are locked at all times. (35.64%)
There’s no need for preventative measures. I haven’t been targeted yet. (12.87%)
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%)
I would appreciate mentoring (60.11 %) I prefer self-education (6.38 %) Offer mentorship to new farmers (23.40 %) I was unsuccessful as a mentor (3.19 %) I have been a successful mentor (6.91 %) I would appreciate mentoring (60.11 %) Offer mentorship to new farmers (23.40 %)
What are your thoughts on mentorship in farming?
I would appreciate mentoring (60.11%)
I prefer self-education (6.38%)
I have been a successful mentor (6.91%)
I was unsuccessful as a mentor (3.19%)
Offer mentorship to new farmers (23.4%)
No (4.89 %) Yes (95.11 %) Yes (95.11 %) No (4.89 %) Yes (95.11 %)
Are you aware that there is a drought affecting SA agriculture?
Yes (95.11%)
No (4.89%)
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This week's poll
How do you guard against stock theft on your farm?
I am a member of a community watch group on WhatsApp.
Security guards patrol my farm day and night.
I have high fences and gates that are locked at all times.
There’s no need for preventative measures. I haven’t been targeted yet.
Last week's poll
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%)
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 %)
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