SSK has a team of 4 Agricultural Development Officers (Agronomist, Animal Scientist and 2 Agricultural Economists) who provide relevant agricultural advice, free of charge, to the members of SSK.

The Agronomist provides agronomy related information to producers with regards to grain cultivars, fertilization, crop rotations and weed and disease control in crops.

The Animal Scientist provides animal husbandry related information to producers with regards to animal nutrition, animal breeding, general animal management and basic animal health. The Animal Scientist is also responsible for the the management of the feed mill.

The Agricutural Economists provides economic-related information to producers with regards to production costs, machinery costs, budgets and tariffs with regards to the lease of land and animals. The Agricutural Economists is also responsible for credit control.

Contacts

Our Team of Experts


Pieter Blom
Agronomist
pieter.blom@ssk.co.za


Henk Schuurman
Animal Scientist
henk.schuurman@ssk.co.za


Willem Burger
Agricultural Economist
willem.burger@ssk.co.za


Andre Joubert
Agricultural Economist
andre.joubert@ssk.co.za


Diaan Oosthuizen
Agricultural Economist
diaan.oosthuizen@ssk.co.za


Nico De Wet
Agricultural Economist
nico.dewet@ssk.co.za

Contact

34 Voortrek Street
Swellendam 6740

T 028-514 8600
F 028-514 8903
E agriculture@ssk.co.za

Business Hours

Monday – Friday: 07:30 – 17:00

Agricultural News & Articles

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