Voting Polls
Yes (18.90 %) I prefer learning from South African farmers (6.85 %) No (74.25 %) Yes (18.90 %) I prefer learning from South African farmers (6.85 %) No (74.25 %) No (74.25 %)
Would you visit other countries to learn about agriculture?
Yes (18.9%)
No (74.25%)
I prefer learning from South African farmers (6.85%)
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%)
Yes (63.52 %) No (36.48 %) Yes (63.52 %) No (36.48 %)
Is it necessary to take a loan to start your farming enterprise?
Yes (63.52%)
No (36.48%)
Yes, they deserve it (8.90 %) Maybe a small portion (19.86 %) No, I owe the bank too much money (71.23 %) No, I owe the bank too much money (71.23 %) Yes, they deserve it (8.90 %) Maybe a small portion (19.86 %) No, I owe the bank too much money (71.23 %)
Would you give 50% of your land to your workers?
Yes, they deserve it (8.9%)
No, I owe the bank too much money (71.23%)
Maybe a small portion (19.86%)
Yes (41.67 %) No (58.33 %) Yes (41.67 %) No (58.33 %)
Have you made firebreaks?
Yes (41.67%)
No (58.33%)
Yes (24.07 %) Is there another alternative? (7.41 %) No (68.52 %) Yes (24.07 %) Is there another alternative? (7.41 %) No (68.52 %) No (68.52 %)
Should South Africa embrace GMOs?
Yes (24.07%)
No (68.52%)
Is there another alternative? (7.41%)
Aimed at lessening competition from South Africa. (48.15 %) Necessary. The spread of this disease to Europe is a possibility. (12.35 %) Does not affect me.  (2.47 %) Irrelevant, SA will find new markets for its citrus (37.04 %) Aimed at lessening competition from South Africa. (48.15 %) Necessary. The spread of this disease to Europe is a possibility. (12.35 %) Does not affect me.  (2.47 %) Irrelevant, SA will find new markets for its citrus (37.04 %)
The European Union’s strict criteria against South African citrus exports due to citrus black spot are:
Necessary. The spread of this disease to Europe is a possibility. (12.35%)
Aimed at lessening competition from South Africa. (48.15%)
Irrelevant, SA will find new markets for its citrus (37.04%)
Does not affect me.  (2.47%)
Never heard of him before! (48.35 %) Finally Tina has been removed from the agriculture sector. (17.03 %) Yes, he was a former mining union president. (34.62 %) Never heard of him before! (48.35 %) Finally Tina has been removed from the agriculture sector. (17.03 %)
Have you heard of the new agriculture minister, Senzeni Zokwana?
Never heard of him before! (48.35%)
Yes, he was a former mining union president. (34.62%)
Finally Tina has been removed from the agriculture sector. (17.03%)
Yes, she has been a fairly good minister. (3.36 %) This has no influence on me. (4.03 %) No, she has done much damage to the industry. (92.62 %) No, she has done much damage to the industry. (92.62 %) Yes, she has been a fairly good minister. (3.36 %) This has no influence on me. (4.03 %) No, she has done much damage to the industry. (92.62 %)
Will Tina-Joemat Pettersson remain Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for a second term?
Yes, she has been a fairly good minister. (3.36%)
No, she has done much damage to the industry. (92.62%)
This has no influence on me. (4.03%)
Networking with other farmers and business people (30.19 %) Animal shows (28.93 %) Viewing the latest agricultural machinery & equipment. (6.29 %) All of the above (8.81 %) Meeting the Farmer's Weekly team (25.79 %) Networking with other farmers and business people (30.19 %) Animal shows (28.93 %) Viewing the latest agricultural machinery & equipment. (6.29 %) All of the above (8.81 %)
What are you looking forward to Nampo 2014?
Viewing the latest agricultural machinery & equipment. (6.29%)
Networking with other farmers and business people (30.19%)
Animal shows (28.93%)
Meeting the Farmer's Weekly team (25.79%)
All of the above (8.81%)
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This week's poll
Would you visit other countries to learn about agriculture?
Yes
No
I prefer learning from South African farmers
Last week's poll
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%)
Yes (32.92 %) To a certain extent. (10.29 %) No  (56.79 %) Yes (32.92 %) To a certain extent. (10.29 %) No  (56.79 %)
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