500Ha of wheat planted from mid-June to end of July
Harvested from end of November into December.
Our wheat grain is grown mainly for human consumption and is distributed to leading mills across South Africa.
Our grain is stored at our own storage facility with a capacity of 7000 tons.
Wheat straw is available for bedding and animal feed from the end of December into January depending on demand.
700Ha of maize are planted under irrigation in late spring, into early summer every year.
Harvesting begins at the end of May and continues into June.
Yellow maize is mainly produced for the animal feed industry and is sold to local farmers, feedlots and feed mills based at agricultural corporations and feed suppliers across the Eastern Cape.
We have an on-site bagging facility where we bag 50kg bags of maize and straight run for sale.
160Ha planted annually.
Pockets are readily available from mid-January to early September each year.
Potatoes are sorted, washed and bagged on farm with the option of 7kg or 10kg bags.
Pockets are sold to major fresh produce markets and local retailers in the Eastern Cape.
Marketed from mid-November to mid-January each year.
Onions are sorted and bagged on farm into 7kg or 10kg pockets.
Pockets are sold to fresh produce markets in Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London and Durban.
350Ha planted and available annually.
Exceptional quality of Lucerne is produced with high protein content, mainly for the dairy, equine and game industries.
Various bale sizes are available and produced throughout the year for a variety of clients.
We have established good markets and built long term relationships with our clients over the years.
In 2013 we established a commercial Bonsmara herd through selection of various animals from local farmers with respectable reputations for the main purpose of breeding calves for growing out in the feedlot. We purchased top quality bulls from stud farmers to improve the genetics in our herd.