Presentations & Papers

SEMINAR: Future proofing your dairy business for the 2020’s

Theme: “If increasing pasture harvest has been the key strategy to improvements in profitability over the last 15-20 years, what will be the key strategies for the next 10 years?”

Sponsored by Standard Bank and Barenbrug SA

Presenter: David Beca (Australia)

Date: Tuesday, 10 November 2020

Time: 9:30am morning tea for 10:00am start – 4:00pm

Location: Nanaga Farm Stall, Nanaga, N2 Hwy & R72, Alexandria, 6185

Free entry with lunch provided


9:30 – 10:00 Morning tea

10:00 – 10:15: Karel Jordaan, Standard Bank

10:15 – 11:50 Session 1

Evolution of dairy production systems in leading exporting countries plus South Africa, and what can be forecast for the next 5 years. What are the implications for South Africa, and could the future include becoming an exporting country?

11:50 – 12:05: Rob Walker, Barenbrug SA

12:05 – 1:05 Lunch

1:05 – 2:40 Session 2

Which are the critical dairy business performance characteristics that will provide profitability and sustainability for the next 5-10 years, and which production systems will underpin the most secure future.

2:40 – 3:05 Afternoon tea

3:05 – 4:00 Session 3

What might be the impact on South African farmers profitability from changing their production system to include a higher percentage of pasture in the diet.

4:00pm Finish

Attendance will need to be confirmed (options for this to be confirmed later)

Numbers are limited so please register early to avoid disappointment.

For more information please read the flyer by clicking here.

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