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Now you can, thanks to Farmer’s Weekly and WhatsApp. Get agri news updates on your mobile.

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To receive daily updates from Farmer’s Weekly on WhatsApp, simply:

  1. Add 081 562 4842 as a contact on your phone and save as ‘Farmer’s Weekly SA’.
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Frequently asked questions

Can I chat with other people on the group?

No, you can’t send messages to other people on the group. You won’t be able to see other members. You can send messages to Farmer’s Weekly that only we will see.

How much does the Farmer’s Weekly WhatsApp news service cost?

It is free of charge. Only data service provider charges apply.

What about my privacy?

We will not share your name or number with a 3rd party. You will only be contacted by Farmer’s Weekly.

How often will I receive messages?

We will send a roundup of agri related news daily from Monday to Friday between 7am to 5pm, excluding public holidays.

I don’t want to receive messages anymore. How do I opt out?

Simply send a WhatsApp message saying “STOP” and you will be removed from the group.

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