The past few months has seen a myriad of agri events being cancelled or postponed due to the restrictions put into place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Below is a summary of the events that have been cancelled and the new dates of postponed events.

Cancelled

  • Fertasa Congress (23 April)
  • SA Cheese Festival (25 – 27 April)
  • AVI Africa (9 to 11 June)
  • IFAJ 2020 Congress (24 – 29 June)
  • Royal Show (28 May – 6 June 2021)
  • George Show (27 July – 2 Aug)

Postponed

  • NAMPO Harvest Day (11 – 14 August)
  • The Water Show (20 – 21 August)
  • The Vet Expo (7 – 8 October)
  • SA Stud Book Elite 2020 Awards Dinner (25 September 2020)
  • SASDT symposium (24 March) postponed indefinitely (new date will be confirmed by the end of May)
  • Agricol Groendag (23 April) postponed to August (date TBA)
  • Vleissentraal/SA Stamboek ELITE Bulgroeitoetsklas (31 August)
  • Agri Gauteng Expo (17 – 18 June)
  • Agri Gauteng Urban Farming Expo (20 June)
  • Agri Gauteng Prestige Evening (25 June)  
  • Ellisras Show (7 -13 July)
  • Thabazimbi Show (25 – 27 July)
  • Lichtenburg Show (11 – 14 Aug)
  • Kragdag (13 – 15 August)
  • Agri Gauteng Annual Congress (20 August)
  • Grain Handling organisation of Southern Africa (GOSA) congress (24 – 25 August)
  • RuVASA congress (31 August – 2 September)
  • Vryburg Show (9 – 11 September) 
  • Free State Agriculture Young Farmer Conference (New date TBC)
  • Agbiz Congress (7 – 9 April 2021)
  • Grain Handling Organisation of Southern Africa (GOSA) Congress (18 – 19 March 2021)
  • 2020 Sussex Centenary Celebrations (postponed to 2021)

International events

  • ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA (18 – 20 November)
  • Global Berry Congress (7 – 9 December)

This list will be updated on a regular basis. If you want to let us know about the new dates for your postponed event, feel free to send the information through to ursula@plaasmedia.co.za. – Ursula Human, AgriOrbit