The business of sugarcane farming was under discussion at the inaugural SA Canegrowers Women’s Sugar Conference held recently at their headquarters outside Durban.

The scores of women who packed out the event were treated to top speakers and topics relating to the intricacies of South African Revenue Service compliance as well as the importance of positive labour relations on farms.

The women attending the conference were mainly growers and landowners or those who head up the administration on sugarcane farming operations throughout KwaZulu-Natal.


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