Farmers Guide Consultancy (FG) is a company that provides up-to-date agriculture information and real time market conditions to the agribusiness community.
We also facilitate and promote networking opportunities to small, medium and large scale farmers to enhance exchange of agriculture best practice, market prices and emerging trends and developments in the agriculture sector.
In order to build capacity and enable farmers make optimal investment decisions, Farmers Guide organizes short term, demand driven training’s and workshops.
Farmers Guide (FG) provides the agriprenure with hands-on, practical training that they will need to own and/or manage a diversified agribusiness. On our various demo sites, training participants learn a variety of skills that are critical to an agro entrepreneurs success, course contents range from land preparations, understanding pesticides, fungicides, herbicides, fertilizers, marketing, we also bring to the table the chain stores like Shoprite, Pick and Pay, Choppies and others to come and talk about how they can buy from the local farmers
Farmers Guide (FG) is excited to offer new, more accessible training opportunities for farmers, gardeners, and community members with varying levels of experience
Training in Critical Skills and Knowledge
Running an agribusiness (even a very small one!) can be expensive and risky. To increase an agriprenure’s chance for success, Farmers Guide (FG) offers training in skills and knowledge that minimize risk, maximize efficiency and productivity, and manage costs. Our workshops and courses cover the following topics and more:
Soil and water testing, test results interpretation
Irrigation methods and systems
Manures and liquid feed application
All about fertilizers
Crop and livestock diseases(cure and prevention)
Knowing your markets
Understanding crop seasons
Developing necessary maps and schedules
Ordering seeds & supplies
Tractor Safety and basic operation
Basic equipment maintenance
Small tools for efficiency
Tractor based cultivation, seeding, weeding