Voting Polls
Culling cattle (24.93 %) I am not planting this year (23.76 %) I have planned ahead and stored feed (4.52 %) I need help (7.43 %) Praying for rain (39.36 %) Culling cattle (24.93 %) I am not planting this year (23.76 %) I have planned ahead and stored feed (4.52 %) I need help (7.43 %) Praying for rain (39.36 %)
How are you coping with the current drought?
I have planned ahead and stored feed (4.52%)
Culling cattle (24.93%)
I am not planting this year (23.76%)
Praying for rain (39.36%)
I need help (7.43%)
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%)
Look for the best quality available (35.00 %) Go for a specific brand that you have learnt to trust (2.50 %) Go for the best price (2.50 %) Decide between quality and price every time (60.00 %) Look for the best quality available (35.00 %) Go for a specific brand that you have learnt to trust (2.50 %) Go for the best price (2.50 %) Decide between quality and price every time (60.00 %) Decide between quality and price every time (60.00 %)
What do you look for when buying fresh produce?
Look for the best quality available (35%)
Go for a specific brand that you have learnt to trust (2.5%)
Go for the best price (2.5%)
Decide between quality and price every time (60%)
I shoot for the pot and trophies. (24.06 %) I hunt for trophies only. (19.52 %) I shoot for the pot only. (13.64 %) I do not hunt. (21.48 %) I hunt to rid my land of vermin. (21.29 %) I shoot for the pot and trophies. (24.06 %) I hunt for trophies only. (19.52 %) I shoot for the pot only. (13.64 %) I do not hunt. (21.48 %)
For what reasons do you hunt?
I shoot for the pot only. (13.64%)
I shoot for the pot and trophies. (24.06%)
I hunt for trophies only. (19.52%)
I hunt to rid my land of vermin. (21.29%)
I do not hunt. (21.48%)
Watch dogs (32.99 %) Video surveillance cameras and electric fences (13.12 %) Nothing (8.59 %) Security guards (22.68 %) Neighbourhood watch (22.62 %) Watch dogs (32.99 %) Video surveillance cameras and electric fences (13.12 %) Nothing (8.59 %)
How do you protect your farm from crime-related incidents?
Video surveillance cameras and electric fences (13.12%)
Watch dogs (32.99%)
Neighbourhood watch (22.62%)
Security guards (22.68%)
Nothing (8.59%)
Yes, I find them quite informative (48.28 %) No, I usually can’t get internet connection (13.79 %) What is YouTube? (10.34 %) I prefer reading about farming  (27.59 %) Yes, I find them quite informative (48.28 %) What is YouTube? (10.34 %)
Do you watch farming related videos on YouTube?
Yes, I find them quite informative (48.28%)
No, I usually can’t get internet connection (13.79%)
I prefer reading about farming  (27.59%)
What is YouTube? (10.34%)
Yes, I suffered severe damages (47.85 %) Yes, petty crime (1.32 %) I did not go away on holiday. (1.91 %) No (48.92 %) Yes, I suffered severe damages (47.85 %) Yes, petty crime (1.32 %) I did not go away on holiday. (1.91 %) No (48.92 %)
Did any crime-related incidents occur on your farm while you were away on holiday?
Yes, petty crime (1.32%)
Yes, I suffered severe damages (47.85%)
No (48.92%)
I did not go away on holiday. (1.91%)
Yes, but I have alternative solutions like generators (41.30 %) Yes, severely (10.87 %) No, not at all (5.43 %) Yes, but it was manageable (42.39 %) Yes, but I have alternative solutions like generators (41.30 %) Yes, severely (10.87 %) No, not at all (5.43 %) Yes, but it was manageable (42.39 %)
Did the recent load shedding have an impact on activities on your farm?
Yes, severely (10.87%)
Yes, but I have alternative solutions like generators (41.3%)
Yes, but it was manageable (42.39%)
No, not at all (5.43%)
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How are you coping with the current drought?
I have planned ahead and stored feed
Culling cattle
I am not planting this year
Praying for rain
I need help
Last week's poll
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%)
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 %)
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