Jaco Minnaar

Jaco Minnaar GRAINSA Chairman 2016

Free State Agriculture\'s Young Farmer of the Year for 2011.
Minnaar, who hails from Botesrust farm in the Henneman district, farms with cattle and game, as well as maize, soya beans and potatoes. Over the past five years, he slowly adopted precision farming techniques and he is now in the process of implementing minimum and no-till methods.

Minnaar future plans include expanding potato production and diversifying into legume production.