The cream of the country's livestock farmers were honoured at the 2010 National Cattle and Sheep Farmer of the Year event in Bloemfontein.
The National Sheep Farmer of the Year, Mr. Andries Pienaar (middle) and his son, Jacques (second from the right). Also shown are, Mr. Niel Lubbe, BKB, Ms. Engela Pienaar, Ms. Nora Pienaar and Hugo Lochner, Landbouweekblad.
The Newborn family of Matatiele were the winners of the Cattle Farmer of the Year prize. From left is Mr. Philip Strydom, managing director of Voermol, Mr. Brett Newborn, his wife, Jenny with their daughter, Kayla, Ms. Bonita Newborn and her husband, Mark, and Mr. Jan van Zyl of FNB.
The National Sheep Farmer of the Year Finalists were Mr. Johan van As (left) and his brother, Dirkie, of Swellendam and Mr. Dolf Bam (second from the right) and his brother, Thys, of Amersfoort. Also shown are, from left, Prof. Hennie Snyman of the University of the Free State, Ms. Marese van As, Mr. Harry Prinsloo, NWGA, and Mr. Hendrik van Pletzen of Voermol.
The National Cattle Farmer of the Year finalists were, Mr. Gert Campher (left) and his wife, martie (second from the left) from van Reenen, and Mr. Tony Matchett (right) and his wife, Jeanne (third from the right), of Benson Farming, Lions River. Also shown are, from left, Mr. Koos van der Ryst, RPO, Mr. Kobus Goosen, BKB and Mr. Charl van Rooyen of Landbouweekblad.