Yield Chemical Group hosts first agricultural rugby tournament

Yield Chemical Group, one of Ububele Holdings’ agriculture brands,  hosted the first annual 0/15 Yield rugby tournament for agricultural schools at Landboudal High School, Jacobsdal during 1- 7 April 2012.

Eight teams participated in the tournament which proved to be a resounding success.

The following schools participated:

  • Landboudal
  • GWK
  • Van Druten invitation team
  • Henneman
  • Diamantveld VX
  • Kroonstad Landbou
  • Hartswater
  • Landbouskool Noord Kaap

The games were played on 2, 4 and 6 April and the Griqualand West Rugby Union held a training day for all the boys on 3 April.  They also officiated all the games. Van Druten played against Kroonstad in the final and won 15 -13.

The closing function was held in a marquee tent on the rugby field on 6 April and South African signer, Danie Niehaus entertained the boys during a three-course meal.  Each player received a medal for participating as well as a gift pack. The winners each received a gold medal while each player from Kroonstad received a silver medal.

All games will be screened on Super Sport.

Yield is a leading player in the distribution of fungicides, herbicides and insecticides, as well as plant growth regulators, additives, soil improvement agents and other biological products.  Yield simplifies the farmer’s access to these products via its field of specialists and a network of field depots.

The use of agricultural chemicals to combat pests and diseases, as well as the use of plant growth regulators, has increased agricultural yield more than ten-fold.  Yield’s extensive distribution network and in-house registration department contributes to the dissemination of new agricultural technology.

Yield strives to supply products and expertise to farmers, enabling them to farm scientifically and sustainably- achieving both food security and prosperity.

Yield is committed to the sustainable success of farming communities throughout South Africa, as demonstrated by its sponsorship of the highly inaugural rugby tournament.

For Yield, it is extremely important to plough back into these communities, thus helping to nurture tomorrow’s generation of farmers.

Yield will be hosting this tournament next year again on a bigger scale.

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