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CFU REPORT 12 DECEMBER 2002
ZGPA The GMB have again warned farmers to deliver all maize and wheat in their possession to the nearest receiving depot. The first notice appeared in The Herald on the 27th November, 2002 so the closing date was 10th December 2002.
Mash West (North) Report
A well-attended meeting of the Mashonaland West (North) region was held on Friday 6 December, 2002.
Mr. Neville Brown spoke very well on the current topic of compensation and on the need for all farmers, irrespective of their situation, to get on to the database being compiled by the consortium. All FA Chairman were urged to report back to their members and encourage them to attend a meeting at the CFU on Wednesday 18 December at 3.00 p.m. Snacks and drinks in the CFU dining room will follow this on the bases of "chipping in".
Ian Barret reported on the current position regarding soyas. He also spoke about the resolution of the leadership crisis and that Mr. Mac Crawford had been elected in as a second Vice President.
Sadly the region bad farewell to Dave Rockingham Gill, the Regional Executive Officer who had spent several years in the region and who had served all farmers there very well. We wish him all the very best for the future. Jan Botes, the outgoing regional chairman, presented a suitable gift from all FA’s of Mash West (North) to Dave.
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