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NWGA Leadership

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Guillau Du Toit

National Chairman

Farms on Witfontein in the Fraserburg district, situated 25km out of Fraserburg on the road to Williston.  Third generation on farm.  Farms with Merino's and small quantity of "Boerbokke".  Wife Lorraine manages a B&B on farm.

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BILLY VAN ZYL 

National Vice Chairman (Commercial)

Billy is the 3rd generation on the farm Montague in the Cradock district.  It is a mixed farming enterprise with Merino sheep being the largest part of the farming.  He is married to Elmien and has a son Bernard and a daugther Mine’.


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Sipiwo (SK) Makinana

NATIONAL Vice Chairman (Communal)

 

Bought the farm "Glen Cole" in 2001 in the Ugie / Maclear Districts and farms with woolled sheep, potatoes and maize.  He is married to Thobeka and has 4 children.  SK was elected as Nat. Vice Chairman (communal) in 2011 and is the first black producer to serve in this position.

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Lawrence Maduna

Vice Chairman EC (Communal)

Farm on Elsieskraal in Lady Grey, Aliwal North district since 2008. Farming with Merinos and Bonsmaras. Married to Claribal and has five children. 

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JAPIE CELLIERS JR. 

Chairman Mpumalanga

Since 1990, Japie Jr. has been farming in a partnership with his father, Japie Sr. on Roodewal farm in the Ermelo district, where they follow a holistic approach with a strong component of agronomy (akkerbou) and where the ewes lamb on irrigated pastures which has been measured in 1 and 2 hectare camps. He is married to Minisa and has 3 children Mirinka (24), Jacob (22) and Daniel (20).
 

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Cobus Uys

Chairman Western Cape

Cobus and Heidi joined the family busniess in 2001 and farms on Patryskraal outside Bredasdorp. They run a mixed farming enterprise comprising of a merino stud, crop farming and dryland lucerne.


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ARIENA SHEPHERD

ChairPERSON KwaZulu-Natal

Ariena is a private veterinarian in the Bergville district and farms with cattle, sheep and crops, although sheep farming is a small component of their business. She is married and have a daugther of 12 years and a son of 7 years.  Ariena has served on KZN NWGA Executive since 2007 and on the National Animal Health Forum since 2009.  She also represents KZN NWGA on the KZN RPO. 

 

 


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HB van der Walt

Chairman Eastern Cape

HB farms with his brother on the farm Driehoek in the Burgersdorp district. Farms with Dohne Merinos and includes a beef divarication with the cattle breed Beefmaster. HB is married to Grania and they have a son Henri and daughter Kyla.

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herman archer

Chairman Free State

"Settlement" farm in the Trompsburg district in the South Western Free State is a merino farm run by father and son team for the past 18 years. 

Herman has been involved with organised agriculture for the past 7 years and in his spare time, he likes to travel and construct things from steel. 

PIETER LE ROUX (acting)  

Chairman northern cape 

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Pieter farms with Merinos at Eselfontein in the Fraserburg district.  In 2011, he amalgamated with another 2 farms to create AL3 Boerdery, thereby reaping the benefits of economics of scale.  He is married to Mareza and have 3 children, PJ (16 years), Jeanli (14 years) and LeMari (11 years).  In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and motorcycling.

ORGANIGRAM OF THE WOOL INDUSTRY 

The wool industry comprise of the following stakeholders:

Wool Forum ; Wool Trust ; Cape Wools SA ; NWGA ; Wool Buyers ; Early Processors ; Wool Testing Group ; Wool Brokers & Traders and Labour 

 

Organigram of the above stakeholders 

 

CAPE WOOLS SA INDUSTRY WIDE TRACEABILITY SYSTEM

 

 

 

 

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