Update on Bayer’s Monsanto merger

In September 2016 Bayer and Monsanto announced that they signed a definitive merger agreement whereby Bayer will acquire Monsanto for US$128 per share in...

Astral Foods profits improve from last year

Astral Foods’ results for the six months ending March 2018 will show a marked improvement on that of the comparative period in 2017.  This...

Credit Bill might be bad news for agriculture

The obligation that the National Credit Amendment Bill will put on credit providers and debt counsellors to report the reckless granting of credit could...

Illovo Sugar Africa makes major economic impact

Illovo Sugar Africa (Pty) Ltd announced that during the 2016/2017 financial year, the company’s total economic impact across its six countries of operation has...

Wine grape producers struggle

South African wine grape producers are under continued financial pressure due to the prevailing drought and economic challenges. But a structural shift is on...

Investment in agri is a must

“Without additional efforts to promote pro-agricultural investments, some 653 million people will still be undernourished in 2030.” This is according to Theo van der...

Public Investment Corporation takes 25% stake in ZAR X

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC), one of Africa’s largest asset managers, has bought a 25% stake in ZAR X for an undisclosed amount. The equity...

Orange River Cellars appoints new CEO

The South African agriculture landscape is not new to Charl du Plessis, newly appointed CEO of Orange River Cellars, but he quickly admits that...

Potential of blockchain technology in agriculture

Blockchain technology, the underlying technology for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, will affect agriculture, although it started in the finance, health and supply chain industries. Blockchain...

SA food producer price inflation up to 1.0% y/y  

The headline food producer price inflation for December 2017 edged up slightly to 1.0% year-on-year (y/y) from 0.9% y/y in the previous month. Similarly,...
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Vacancy at GWK Trading

Position: Manager Lucerne and Animal Feed Job level: P6 Closing date for applications: 28 September 2018 Our team of specialists focuses on developing the best national and...

Landbou het ‘n lied in die hart

In 19 September 2018 se aflewering van Grootplaas kyk ons hoe landbouers hulle sangstemme letterlik dik maak. Die Agri's Got Talent-sanginisiatief is 'n paar jaar...

Farm fare: Make your own raspberry popsicles

It is finally berry season! Hopefully berries will be a bit more affordable now that the season has started in South Africa. With the...