Agbiz CEO interviewed by Grootplaas ahead of the upcoming 2018 Agbiz Congress - 12 February 2018
In and interview with Grootplaas, Dr John Purchase CEO of Agbiz sums up what delegates who register for the 2018 Agbiz Congress can expect to learn at this prestigious event. Themed "Uncertainty Creates Opportunity", the topics will focus on factors that create uncertainty in the sector, and how agri leaders and farmers who are integrated in the value chain can form strategies to seize opportunities. 

See the full interview below [Afrikaans language]: (

Grootplaas is a project by Plaas Media and the production team of Die Groot Ontbyt. Plaas Media owns a number of printed magazine titles, including Farmbiz, as well as the website, which are media partners of the 2018 Agbiz Congress.

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Farmbiz is a magazine aimed at the agricultural business sector and covers issues relating to finance, the economy, production and processing matters. 


Agriorbit is an encompassing website which plays home to all of Plaas Media’s products – from its magazines to its broadcast platforms. The site carries the latest agricultural news and technical articles.
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As the market leader in its field, Landbouweekblad  offers up-to-date news about the agricultural sector on a weekly basis in the printed magazine as well as daily on various digital platforms. As one of the most influential agricultural magazines in the country, Landbouweekblad aims to help develop the profitability of this sector by providing South African farmers with useful and practical information, articles and research. The magazine encourages interaction with its readers, in order to build and maintain a sense of community among farmers. Landbouweekblad will be celebrating its centenary in 2019. –

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