Harry Prinsloo

Education Background: Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (University of Free State).

Wool Industry:  A former Chairman of National Wool Growers Association [NWGA] and member of cape wools board, Board member at Wool Testing Bureau, Former Chairman of the Producers working group at the International wool and textile organization [IWTO]

Agric SA: Chairman of the Commodity chamber and Commercial Agriculture Policy Committee

Mr Prinsloo is a commercial farmer for almost 35 years and has been involved in Organized Agriculture for the last 27 years in his capacity as a member of the Wool Growers Association. He has participated in international code of good practices for sheep, production advisory services to farmers, wool promotion activities and was instrumental in advising government on matters of foot and mouth disease, rift valley fever and vaccines availability.

In his role as the Chairman of the Producers Grouping at IWTO he dedicated much of his work to promote SA wool at international level.

As Chairman of the NWGA, he oversaw the body’s training and development program in communal areas of Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Free State. During his tenure, he participated in the support plan for developing communal farmers in Eastern Cape to grow their income from wool to a record income amount of R137 billion.

He is married to Adre and has three children.

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