2016 Farmer of the Year – Piet Karsten AGRI Northern Cape Congress 2016

2016 Farmer of the Year – Piet Karsten AGRI Northern Cape Congress 2016

Mr Piet Karsten was named AGRI Northern Cape farmer of the year at the AGRI NC 2016 Congress. Congratulations Piet, you deserve it!

History of the Karsten Group

Piet and Babsie Karsten founded their family farming business in 1968 on Kanoneiland west of Upington along the Orange River. Years later in 1980 they bought the farm Roepersfontein, which is now The Karsten Group’s headquarters. Click here for more information about the history.

Karsten Group Philosophy

The Karsten Group is one of South Africa’s leading agri-businesses respected both locally and internationally for the excellence of its products, cutting edge innovation and integrity in its dealings with staff, service providers and customers.

Karsten Group Vision 

The Karsten Group strives to optimise productivity further to increase profits and to develop products and markets that will enable us to create more jobs.

Visit the Karsten Group website for more information – click here

 

Piet Karsten - 2016 Farmer of the Year / AGRI Northern Cape

Johannes Möller, Piet Karsten, Henk van Wyk

Speaker Mr Christo van der Rheede Deputy Executive Director at Agri SA

Speaker Mr Christo van der Rheede Deputy Executive Director at Agri SA

Mr Christo van der Rheede, Deputy Executive Director at Agri SA presented “Partnerships: Possibility or myth – more specifically in relation to the economic and socio-economic demands of the time – and do all parties, including the state, contribute in this regard?”

The complete presentation can be downloaded here (3.8 MB) – click here

Christo van der Rheede