Average Salary For Farmers In South Africa

A Farmer is a person who pays a fixed sum for some privilege or source of income.


Farmer Salary In South Africa

The average pay for a Crop Farmer is ZAR 295,454 a year and ZAR 142 an hour in South Africa. The average salary range for a Crop Farmer is between ZAR 218,274 and ZAR 364,700. On average, a Less Than HS Degree is the highest level of education for a Crop Farmer.

Which farming is most profitable in South Africa?

Macadamia nuts are hard to beat when it comes to the most lucrative crop per land area used in South Africa. According to statistics from the SA Macadamia Growers’ Association (Samac), the average export price for macadamia kernels was R224.

How much does it cost to start a farm in South Africa?

On average, it could cost you between R20,000 to 50,000 to start your own chicken farm, depending on how big or small you’re starting. It costs between R38 to R40 to grow a day-old chick to a point of sale, and one box of 100 day-old chicks costs between R850 to R950.

How do farmers get land in South Africa?

Visit the office of the Rural Development and Land Reform Department and obtain the application form to apply for a grant in terms of the Land Redistribution for Agricultural Development Programme, from the respective department.

Complete the application with required and relevant information.

Where can I get farming funding in South Africa?

Land Bank’s financing for farming & agri-enterprises.

Integrated food security and nutrition programme.

Umsobomvu Youth Fund (UYF).

South African Breweries (SAB) fund.

National Development Agency (NDA) grants.

AgriBEE Fund.

How do I start a farm with no money in South Africa?

Use spare or unused land. Everyone agrees Mzansi needs new farmers.

Don’t be scared to start small.

Never stop learning.

Utilise your networks and collaborate!

Find funding.

Start a communal farm.

Don’t be scared of failure.

Hustle, hustle, hustle.