n Farmer’s Weekly - New Harvest winner : from farmworker to farm owner - crops - mixed harvesting

Volume 2019 Number 19006
  • ISSN : 0041-848X


The 2018 Toyota South Africa New Harvest competition winner, Whernit Dirks, formerly worked as a general labourer on a farm in Piketberg. Today he farms wheat, barley, oats, rooibos and a flock of 900 Meatmasters on 1 700ha. He spoke to Jeandré van der Walt about his farming journey.

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