Voting Polls
Yes, smallscale farmers contribute to global food production.  (12.94 %) There is a place for both smallscale and commercial farming in SA. (30.00 %) No, economies of scale are vital for successful farming. (57.06 %) No, economies of scale are vital for successful farming. (57.06 %) Yes, smallscale farmers contribute to global food production.  (12.94 %) There is a place for both smallscale and commercial farming in SA. (30.00 %) No, economies of scale are vital for successful farming. (57.06 %)
Do you think there is a future for smallscale farming in SA?
Yes, smallscale farmers contribute to global food production.  (12.94%)
No, economies of scale are vital for successful farming. (57.06%)
There is a place for both smallscale and commercial farming in SA. (30%)
Will benefit land reform. (41.84 %) Ridiculous, this will not resolve land issues. (13.68 %) Mathematically impossible. (5.26 %) Will threaten food security. (39.21 %) Will benefit land reform. (41.84 %) Ridiculous, this will not resolve land issues. (13.68 %) Mathematically impossible. (5.26 %) Will threaten food security. (39.21 %)
Minister Nkwinti's proposal to landowners to give 50% of their farms to farmworkers is...
Ridiculous, this will not resolve land issues. (13.68%)
Will benefit land reform. (41.84%)
Will threaten food security. (39.21%)
Mathematically impossible. (5.26%)
Yes (12.82 %) Was there an increase? (7.69 %) No (79.49 %) No (79.49 %) Yes (12.82 %) Was there an increase? (7.69 %) No (79.49 %)
Have you implemented the new minimum wage increase as of 1 March?
Yes (12.82%)
No (79.49%)
Was there an increase? (7.69%)
Yes (53.42 %) No (46.58 %) Yes (53.42 %) No (46.58 %)
Do you know what sustainability labels are?
Yes (53.42%)
No (46.58%)
Drip irrigation (43.55 %) Recycling water  (1.74 %) Fixing leaking pipes (4.88 %) Timing irrigation (49.83 %) Drip irrigation (43.55 %) Recycling water  (1.74 %) Fixing leaking pipes (4.88 %) Timing irrigation (49.83 %)
How do you save water on your farm?
Recycling water  (1.74%)
Drip irrigation (43.55%)
Timing irrigation (49.83%)
Fixing leaking pipes (4.88%)
Yes but not major. (42.44 %) Yes, I am adding the costs. (2.52 %) Has it been raining? (2.94 %) No (52.10 %) Yes but not major. (42.44 %) Yes, I am adding the costs. (2.52 %) Has it been raining? (2.94 %) No (52.10 %)
Have you suffered flood damage?
Yes, I am adding the costs. (2.52%)
Yes but not major. (42.44%)
No (52.1%)
Has it been raining? (2.94%)
Yes (31.52 %) I haven't made up my mind yet. (5.45 %) No (63.03 %) Yes (31.52 %) I haven't made up my mind yet. (5.45 %) No (63.03 %) No (63.03 %)
Is climate change really happening?
Yes (31.52%)
No (63.03%)
I haven't made up my mind yet. (5.45%)
Only promises of involvement were made but government failed to deliver. (34.04 %) I have benefited by being included in the programme. (0.71 %) There are too many unanswered questions about the project. (14.89 %) I've never heard of Fetsa Tlala. (50.35 %) Only promises of involvement were made but government failed to deliver. (34.04 %) I have benefited by being included in the programme. (0.71 %) There are too many unanswered questions about the project. (14.89 %) I've never heard of Fetsa Tlala. (50.35 %)
How do you feel about government's Fetsa Tlala programme?
I have benefited by being included in the programme. (0.71%)
Only promises of involvement were made but government failed to deliver. (34.04%)
I've never heard of Fetsa Tlala. (50.35%)
There are too many unanswered questions about the project. (14.89%)
8 (28.26 %) 7 (11.30 %) 11 (6.96 %) 10 (23.04 %) 9 (30.43 %) 8 (28.26 %) 7 (11.30 %) 11 (6.96 %) 10 (23.04 %) 9 (30.43 %)
What is your gumboot size?
7 (11.3%)
8 (28.26%)
9 (30.43%)
10 (23.04%)
11 (6.96%)
Plans to eradicate corruption and put the right ministers in office. (3.79 %) It will be more of the same, with no long term changes. (12.88 %) Plans to stimulate the economy and stop wasteful expenditure. (83.33 %) Plans to stimulate the economy and stop wasteful expenditure. (83.33 %) Plans to eradicate corruption and put the right ministers in office. (3.79 %) It will be more of the same, with no long term changes. (12.88 %) Plans to stimulate the economy and stop wasteful expenditure. (83.33 %)
The State of the Nation Address takes place on 13 February. What are you hoping to hear?
Plans to eradicate corruption and put the right ministers in office. (3.79%)
Plans to stimulate the economy and stop wasteful expenditure. (83.33%)
It will be more of the same, with no long term changes. (12.88%)
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This week's poll
Do you think there is a future for smallscale farming in SA?
Yes, smallscale farmers contribute to global food production.
No, economies of scale are vital for successful farming.
There is a place for both smallscale and commercial farming in SA.
Last week's poll
Minister Nkwinti's proposal to landowners to give 50% of their farms to farmworkers is...
Ridiculous, this will not resolve land issues. (13.68%)
Will benefit land reform. (41.84%)
Will threaten food security. (39.21%)
Mathematically impossible. (5.26%)
Will benefit land reform. (41.84 %) Ridiculous, this will not resolve land issues. (13.68 %) Mathematically impossible. (5.26 %) Will threaten food security. (39.21 %) Will benefit land reform. (41.84 %) Ridiculous, this will not resolve land issues. (13.68 %) Mathematically impossible. (5.26 %) Will threaten food security. (39.21 %)
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