Market solutions for smallholder farmers on their mobiles

Vodacom has partnered with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the German government and Manstrat Agricultural Intelligence Solutions to launch...

Nuwe minimumloon tree in werking

Die Departement van Arbeid het die nuwe minimumloon vir die landbou-en bosbousektore op 23 Januarie op hul webtuiste bekendgemaak. Volgens die inligting wat op...

AFGRI Group Holdings acquires bank

AFGRI Group Holdings has acquired the South African Bank of Athens Limited (SABA) to expand their financial services to the agricultural industry. SABA will...

South Africa at a crossroads: Impact on agro-food value chain

In a recent opinion piece, John Purchase, CEO of Agbiz, shares some thoughts on the challenges facing the economy and the impact thereof on...

A total of 1,65 million tons of grain imported to date

Wandile Sihlobo, an economist at Grain SA, reports that South Africa’s maize imports for the week ending 1 April 2016 were 110 762 tons,...

South African vegetable exports increase

South Africa registered a trade balance surplus of R9.5-billion for May this year, according to trade statistics released by the South African Revenue Service...

Brining regulations to disadvantage the poor

The regulations on brining of poultry products recently published by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) will render chicken unaffordable for many...

Agribusiness conference paves way for agriculture

More than 300 delegates recently gathered in Johannesburg for the Farmers Weekly Agribusiness Africa Conference. At the Standard Bank Gala Dinner hosted during the...

Rommelstatus slegte nuus vir landboubesigheid en verbruikers

“Die dramatiese politieke gebeure van die afgelope week, en die gevolglike en verwagte afgradering van Suid-Afika se beleggingsgradering na sogenaamde rommelstatus deur die graderingsagentskap...

Brazilian poultry exports booming

Brazil’s poultry production is forecast to rise by 3% in 2016 to 13,5 million tons, beating last year’s record production level of 13,1 million...
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Op RSG Landbou aanstaande week

Maandag, 21 Januarie Of ’n mens dit nou wil weet of nie – dis al drie weke in die nuwe jaar in en in...

Avocado extracts market overview

The avocado market has seen a global surge in demand over the past few years. Mexico has exported greater volumes of avocados to China...

Só lyk ‘n Kode van Beste Praktyk op die plaas

“Baie teorieë is bedink en dik dokumente geskryf oor die Rooivleisprodusente-organisasie (RPO) se Kode van Beste Praktyk vir veeboere. Ek glo egter die meeste...