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NEWS Free State Young Farmer of the Year announced  By Julian Soutter Senwes Graduate H erman Janse van Rensburg from Port Arlington was announced as the 2019 Free State Young Farmer of the Year. “Young farmers should stop googling for potential opportunities abroad - rather google opportunities in South Africa”, said the newly crowned winner. “We cannot expect a positive out- come with a negative or uninvolved input. Everyone has a choice to be positive and constructive or negative and destructive”, said Francois Wilken, President of Free State Agriculture. The 2019 Free State Young Farmer of the Year conference, which was proud- ly sponsored by Senwes, was held on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 at the Monte Bello Estate in Bloemfontein. Afrikaans story teller, singer and television presen­ ter, Andries Vermeulen, opened the con- ference with a powerful biblical message which brought about positive conversation amongst farmers throughout the day. The theme of the conference was the accessibility of resources in a mo­dern agricultural environment and expert researchers in the agricultural indus- try such as Tiaan Terblanche, Phillip Oosthuizen, Divan van der Westhuizen and Prof Johan Willemse, touched on invaluable data and information which could help young farmers in South Herman Janse van Rensburg is the 24th winner of the Free State Young Farmer of the Year award. Photo: 3’kie’s Fotografie Africa improve their business strate- gies and implement smarter ways of farming. According to Sernick's Head of Economics and Research, Phillip Oosthuizen, who addressed the event, technological and marketing innovations can give you a short-term competitive edge, but over the long term it can define your relevance in the industry. Voedingskedulering ™ belyn met plant- ontwikkeling . , EF ATIEF, ET TING S M I U MIELIES Met Kynoch se innoverende en pasmaak- produkte, kan jy bemesting volgens jou mielieplante se behoeftes en groeistadiums toedien. So verseker Kynoch dat jou mielieplante kry wat hulle nodig het, wanneer hul dit die nodigste het. Mielie OEMFF® ’n Blaarvoeding om die effektiwiteit van die mielieplant te verbeter. V O O 22 KynoPlus® - NPKS PLANTERMENGSEL Ondersteun potensiaal in die mielieplant. KynoPlus® en KynoPlus®-mengsel Verbeterde voeding wanneer die mielieplant dit die nodigste het. 011 317 2000 info@kynoch.co.za KynoPop® Vinnige begin en sterk saailinge. V R O M KynoPlus®-mengsels Foli-Grande® of Foli-Plus® Voedingsondersteuning om graanvul te verbeter. T Mielie OEMFF® B16 Voedingsondersteuning gedurende stuifmeelstort, bestuiwing en bevrugting. Praat met ons oor hoe jy die Voedingskedulering™ in jou gewasbestuur-program kan implementeer. KynoPlus® Verhoog beskikbare stikstof in die grond. PRE-PLANT KynoPlus®-mengsels Plaas stikstof, fosfaat en kalium in die grond. Verbeterde doeltreffendheid deur innovasie Don’t just innovate, #KynoVate. @KynochFertilizer www.kynoch.co.za KynoPlus® is geregistreer as kunsmis groep 1 – Reg. No: K8024, KynoPop® Reg. No: K9101, Mielie OEMFF® Reg. No: K8702, Foli-Plus® Reg. No: K9397 en Foli-Grande® Reg. No: K8045 (Alle produkte is geregistreer onder Wet 36 van 1947) SENWES SCENARIO | WINTER 2019 Farmisco (Edms) Bpk. h/a Kynoch Fertilizer Reg. No. 2009/0092541/07