Marble Hall Cash Crop
Border of Mpumalanga and Limpopo, South Africa
Consolidation of three farming properties in the Marble Hall region, comprising of 1 734ha of land being farmed for cash crops.
The farms are located in a well-known and diversified farming area boasting citrus farms, game farms, cash crops and cattle farms, in close proximity to the Loskop Dam. Irrigation water is sourced mainly from the irrigation schemes in the area and stored on irrigation dams on the farm.
The farm plants a variety of crops in the summer and winter seasons namely cotton, wheat, maize, beans, tomatoes, cauliflower, potatoes and watermelons on a rotational basis.
- Centre pivot irrigation for 450ha established
- Holding dams developed and built
- Farmhouses upgraded and refurbished
- Herd of more than 1 000 breading Bonsmara Cattle established
The positive impact we made:
- 80+ employment opportunities
- Prepaid primary healthcare to 35 permanent employees
- Adult Education and training for approximately 20 employees
- International accreditations – Better Cotton Initiative (BCI)