Click here and make a contribution to the TLU SA Trauma Fund
Make a contribution to TLU SA Trauma Fund: Klik hier
NEWS
LOCAL NEWS

TLU SA East and police build bonds Friday | 19 July | 2019

The police and farmers from Iswepe, near Piet Retief in Mpumalanga on 18 July 2019, cemented some steady relationships in the community. The official gathering between the MEC for Community Safety and Security in Mpumalanga – Cynthia Shabalala, the Provincial Commissioner of the Police – Genl. Zuma, Mpumalanga Agriculture, and TLU SA raised very positive

READ MORE

Ouer artikels
PRESS RELEASES

Change the policy, not the level, says TLU SA Thursday | 17 September | 2020

The movement of South Africa from level two to level one of the lockdown will bring no substantial change to the economy. It is just the government continuing with their political power play, says TLU SA. “The faster government lifts the limitations and South Africans start taking responsibility for their health, the sooner the mechanisms

READ MORE

TLU SA questions announcing tender details as solution to corruption Friday | 28 August | 2020

It is not enough for the government to simply announce the names of people or companies who received tenders during and because of COVID-19. TLU SA says the government should instead ask for how long the phenomenon of nepotism and cadre preference in terms of tender practices have been going on. “It is just as

READ MORE

TLU SA supports protest actions against farm attacks Wednesday | 19 August | 2020

“Farmers are fed up with the onslaught on their lives and will take action against criminals attacking and intimidating them,” says Mr Louis Meintjes, the president of TLU SA. This past month the country increasingly saw how communities peacefully protested in their masses at court cases relating to farm attacks and murders. TLU SA and

READ MORE

Open the economy – lift all lockdown regulations, says TLU SA Thursday | 13 August | 2020

It is unacceptable to TLU SA that the national control room – dominated by the ANC – put lockdown regulations in place which does not make sense, is based on double standards and have left millions of South Africans without income or food. “The government’s lockdown regulations drove the country’s economy into the ground,” says

READ MORE

TLU SA concerned about new trends in farm attacks amidst the release of new crime statistics Friday | 31 July | 2020

TLU SA’s statistics about farm attacks do not correspond with the statistics the minister of police, Mr Bheki Cele presented in parliament today. According to the department, there were only 46 farm attacks during 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020, while TLU SA’s statistics – which have been kept up to date since 1990

READ MORE

TLU SA invites South Africans to walk against crime virtually Thursday | 30 July | 2020

TLU SA invites all South Africans to take part in a virtual protest march against farm attacks with a campaign launched today. The farmers of South Africa are of vital importance. They have the particular knowledge and expertise to farm in a marginal agriculture country to produce food for our tables. They are viewed as

READ MORE

TLU SA demands an explanation about revised hunting regulations Wednesday | 29 July | 2020

TLU SA demands an explanation about the revised regulations published in the Government Gazette on Tuesday which prohibits interprovincial travel for hunting. The department of environment, forestry and fisheries also put an end to accommodation for hunters with the regulations. “It is utterly reckless and irrational to publish these types of regulations,” says Mr Louis

READ MORE

TLU SA urges farmers to stay alert while farm attacks increase Wednesday | 29 July | 2020

TLU SA is anxious about the increase in farm attacks, which this weekend lead to five murders. It earnestly urges farmers, their families and workers to be alert at all times. “The nine attacks of this weekend confirmed our observation that the marked decrease in violent crimes on farms during the first week of the

READ MORE

TLU SA mid-year crime statistics show alertness prevents loss of life Tuesday | 07 July | 2020

The agricultural sector was struck by 26 farm murders and 141 farm attacks so far this year. It does, however, look like TLU SA’s advice on safety and alertness adds to protecting farmers against murder.   “It is clear that effective resistance and the implementation of self-defence techniques lead to the death or severe injuring

READ MORE

TLU SA takes on municipalities with protest action Wednesday | 01 July | 2020

TLU SA today launched a protest action against unreasonable property taxes.   According to law, it is the responsibility of the municipality to ensure specific economic and social levels within an allocated area. Municipalities must undertake economic impact studies to be able to provide these services. It should also establish the unforeseen impact disasters will

READ MORE

Ouer artikels
NEWS LETTERS

IN THE MEDIA

TLU SA IN THE MEDIA | SEPTEMBER 2019
► TLU SA media coverage | May 2020 Click here to read more
► TLU SA media coverage | April 2020 Click here to read more
► TLU SA media coverage | March 2020 Click here to read more
► TLU SA media coverage | February 2020 Click here to read more
► TLU SA media coverage | January 2020 Click here to read more
► TLU SA media coverage | November 2019 Click here to read more
► TLU SA media coverage | October 2019 Click here to read more
► TLU SA media coverage | September 2019 Click here to read more

JULIE 2019 DAFFnews
► DAFFnews | Click here to read more

Harvest SA magazine
► Issue 32 – http://www.harvestsa.co.za/articles/farming-holds-its-own-in-south-africa-24809.html
► Issue 34 – http://www.harvestsa.co.za/articles/moment-of-truth-25550.html
► Issue 35 – http://www.harvestsa.co.za/articles/broken-policies-26303.html
► Issue 36 – http://www.harvestsa.co.za/articles/between-a-rock-and-a-hard-place-26643.html
► Issue 38 – http://www.harvestsa.co.za/articles/the-famished-road-27964.html
► Issue 40 – http://www.harvestsa.co.za/articles/spreading-the-load-28630.html
► Issue 41 – http://www.harvestsa.co.za/articles/solidarity-and-co-operation-29595.html
► Issue 42 – http://www.harvestsa.co.za/articles/crumbling-pillars-29596.html

RESEARCH

Open Letter: Radical Economic Transformation Monday | 08 June | 2020

Dear President Ramaphosa Statements made to SANEF Regarding your conversation with SANEF on 31 May 2020, TLU SA seeks clarity about your statements calling the heritage of our economy racist and colonialist. You owe it to South Africa to explain in detail what is meant by radical economic transformation. Your statements exhibit a lack of

READ MORE

The role of technology in sustainable agriculture Tuesday | 14 April | 2020

The Fourth Industrial Revolution offers the agricultural industry the opportunity to not only increase productivity but also better support for farmers and economic sustainability. South Africa’s farmers are embracing technology. Agricultural technology, known as AgTech, enables farmers to gather information and data on all aspects regarding their farming operations. Cell phones have enabled farmers to

READ MORE

South African Fruit Trade Flow | Markets and Economic Research Centre Monday | 11 November | 2019

South Africa’s diverse weather and climatic conditions enable the country to cultivate and produce a variety of fruits. The country is known globally as a producer and exporter of citrus, deciduous and subtropical fruits. This issue of the Fruit Trade Flow Report looks at citrus fruit (grapefruit and lemons) and pome fruit (apples and pears).

READ MORE

Ouer artikels

TLU SA DIGITAL ANNUAL CONGRESS 2020

At the General Council’s meeting of 20 May 2020, it was decided that the TAU SA should continue in camera Zoom Congress on 9 September.

CONGRESS LETTER 2020

REGISTRATION FORM 2020

  • Please complete the registration forms in full and have them signed so that voting can be done accordingly. | Deadline for registrations Friday, 21 August 2020 | Click here

PROGRAM 2020

  • TLU SA ANNUAL CONGRESS 2020 PROGRAM | Click here

    VOTING PROCEDURE 2020

    • Voting procedure for the office of President and Deputy President | Click here

      Sluit aan

      Nuusbriewe
      Checkboxes

      Kontak Ons