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24/04/2018 News

Total Agri sponsors VKB Farm Safety Golf Day

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Clarens, Free State – 19 April 2018. Total Agri’s customer, VKB Co-Op,​ organizes an annual event where the agricultural business raises funds to improve Safety. The company has been hosting the golf day for the past five years. Safety is a major challenge for the agricultural sector and the contribution that VKB makes as a partner of Free State Agriculture is important to provide a service to all its members.

This year's funds raised were in excess of R600 000, R190 000 more than in 2017. There were about forty teams that participated and prizes worth R80 000 were awarded.

"Farmers and their employees play a huge role in the prosperity of not only our company but also our country. In order to ensure food security, it is our duty to look after the well-being of our region's agricultural producers and their staff. In addition, this golf day is the ideal opportunity to connect with other contributors to the agricultural industry and also to the larger economy,” said Koos Janse van Rensburg, Managing Director of the VKB Group.