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...

Agricultural GDP recovering

The agricultural GDP has landed in positive territory for the first time since 2014, driven by a robust recovery in agricultural production. The recovery...

SA agri economy showing robust growth

The second quarter agricultural GDP figures confirm that the agri sector is eventually out of the woods. Data released on 9 September showed that...

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...

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...

Ag not confident about business conditions

After hovering above the 50-points mark over the past five quarters, the Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index declined by five points to 49 in the...

Family farming: Exit strategies for the old generation

A successful family farming workshop was recently presented by Old Mutual and Nedbank at the Amanzi Private Game Reserve near Brandfort in the Free State. The...

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...

Rand movement supports grain market

In the past few weeks the rand-dollar exchange rate has been one of the key drivers of domestic grain and oilseed prices. According to...

Harry Prinsloo verkies tot Landboubemarkingsgraad

Die Departement van Landbou, Bosbou en Visserye het aangekondig dat Harry Prinsloo, lid van Agri SA se uitvoerende komitee en voormalige voorsitter van die...
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