Baynesfield Estate has a large agricultural concern operated by the company, Joseph Baynes Estate (Pty) Ltd.
The company employs over one hundred permanent employees and farms a large diversified operation of about 3,600ha. The Estate also employs a large number of seasonal workers during peak production harvest times.
The company currently farms Avocados, Pigs, Beef Cattle, Cane and Grains (Maize and Soya Bean). A large portion of the Estate is leased to NCT Farming for timber by the Timber Trust.
In addition to farming, the company also has strategic shareholdings in a number of other entities involved in agriculture.
Baynesfield Estate is a diversified commercial farming operation which results in synergies between the various sections and ensures that the company remains competitive. The company ethos is to minimise waste and improve efficiencies.