Standard Bank has provided financial services to the agricultural sector for over 150 years and we remain committed to the development of agriculture and to adding value to your farming business. We offer a range of specialised products and services, supported by the advice and expertise of a team of agricultural advisors and business managers.

Features and benefits

  • We create expansion capacity for farmers; you do not have to use your own funds
  • You have access to the services of an agricultural business manager or specialised banker with a sound knowledge of agriculture, who will manage the relationship between yourself and the Bank
  • Our agricultural advisers can offer advice on Business Banking, compile comprehensive agricultural reports, and assist with strategic planning and expansion programmes
  • We provide price risk management tools to producers, processors and traders
  • We also provide information through the BizConnect portal and the Finance and Farm Management manual
  • Differentiated banking services include crop and livestock insurance, assurance products, wealth creation and estate planning services
  • Structured advances and loans to finance the acquisition of property, finance equipment or fund operating expenses are available
  • We also offer Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) advice and assistance to create an economically sustainable black business sector
  • Contact us

    Head office

    Agribusiness Sector Contacts Telephone
    Standard Bank Building
    General Enquiries
    011 721 9089
    Office Address 30 Baker street
    Email SBSA.Agricultural@standardbank.co.za

    Agriculture Advisors (Security Assessments and Feasibility Studies)

    Province Contact numbers

    Southern Region (Eastern Cape and Western Cape)

    Reghardt Strauss, Agricultural Advisor (Eastern Cape)

    Andries Dreyer, Agricultural Advisor (Western Cape)


    041 391 2129

    021 807 6557

    Central Region (Free State and Northern Cape)

    Danie Retief, Regional Agricultural Manager

    051 404 3460

    Eastern Region (Kwazulu Natal and Gauteng)

    Ken Pope, Regional Agricultural Manager

    033 328 3225

    Northern Region (Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West)

    Andrie Greeff, Regional Agricultural Manager

    012 366 9930


  • BizConnect Agribusiness tips and tools

    Agriculture and agro-industry are important sectors in South Africa’s economy. We at Standard Bank understand your agribusiness needs and want to help you move your agribusiness forward.

    Our range of agricultural services and solutions has been uniquely designed to provide you with the support you need to grow your agribusiness. We also provide you with news and business tips to assist you in starting and managing your farming business through our comprehensive BizConnect site, which offers you expert advice and tools to assist you in your agribusiness.

    Visit BizConnect for a comprehensive resource to Move your Business Forward. http:www.standardbank.co.za/bizconnect

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