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Future farmers presentation

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We have initiated an apprenticeship system that places learners on farms

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Future farmers presentation

  1. 1. FUTURE FARMERS Your Future, OurFuture Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future
  2. 2. Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future “Handouts do not improve your self-esteem; Doing it for yourself does” Steve Biko
  3. 3. MOTIVATION Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future
  4. 4. It is important to place each youth in a position where he/she will be happy and interested • The dairy industry • Horticulture (flowers/vegetable production) • The pig industry • Turf management • The poultry industry • Maize/wheat/cotton production • Game farms • Macadamia nuts • The beef industry • Commercial rabbits • Horses SECTORS Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future
  5. 5. • Our interns are creating a wonderful impression overseas and on their return • Many of them are finding good positions earning good salaries • Large numbers of educated youth are joining Future Farmers SUCCESSES Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future
  6. 6. •To produce top quality commercial farmers to secure the future of agriculture in South Africa GOAL Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future
  7. 7. Process 1. Applicants come for an interview 2. Interviews with farmers 3. Start on minimum wage at the bottom 4. Two to five years apprenticeship 5. One year internship in the USA or New Zealand for top performers Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future
  8. 8. Introducing some Future Farmers… Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future Left: Mpumi cheese maker –USA Right: Lonwabo Dairy manager - Australia
  9. 9. Introducing some Future Farmers Lwazi - Dairy Mzwandile – Dairy now top mentors
  10. 10. Poultry Intern Nothando 450 000 bird egg unit in the USA Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future
  11. 11. Chris, Fortune and Dave Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future Introducing some Future Farmers…
  12. 12. Ntsikelelo Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future Introducing some Future Farmers…
  13. 13. Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future Introducing some Future Farmers…
  14. 14. • A horticulture specialist Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future Nokubonga Ndima
  15. 15. Siphiwe Mbongwa • Internship in USA • 100 000 sow operation • Top piggery manager Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future
  16. 16. Christie Maritz • Crop Specialist • Intern in Australia Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future
  17. 17. Vumani • Internship in California • Managing a 400 cow dairy Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future
  18. 18. Fortune Turf manager • Congressional Country Club Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future
  19. 19. Nkanyiso Internship USA Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future
  20. 20. Wiseman Anna Creek Australia Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future
  21. 21. Future Farmers Foundation – Your Future, Our Future

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