The lowdown on Zambia’s maize export suspension

According to Wandile Sihlobo, Grain SA economist, trader positions and trading trends have, since November 2015, been raising suspicion in the media  that Zambia...

Kenyan maize production rises

The introduction of lime-treated mavuno fertilisers has led to an increase in Kenyan maize yields by 1,7 million bags. Kenyan governor, Patrick Khaemba, said...

Drought-stricken SA to source enough white maize this year

Drought-stricken SA should be able to import enough white maize to meet the needs of consumers who regard the yellow variety as only fit...

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,...

Mexicans show Kenya 300 ways to eat maize

The Kenyan government intends to diversify the use of maize by producing more than 300 products from the country’s staple. To achieve this, it...

Tanzania should explore export markets for cassava products

Cassava is grown in many tropical countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America. Brazil is the largest producer, but most of the crop is...

Stellenbosch students plant new ideas in farmers’ heads

Farmers faced with water scarcity, loss of soil and deteriorating seed quality have a new weapon – five students who are the first in...

Pannar hou extravaganza

Pannar Saad het die jaar afgeskop met nege Pannar Extravaganzas regoor Suid-Afrika. Veeplaas het die Extravaganza op 17 Februarie by Delmas bygewoon. Verskeie nuwe...

Drought further reduces crop estimates

Lees dit in Afrikaans As a result of the continued drought in the western and central parts of the Free State, as well as in the...

Droogte verlaag oesskattings verder

Read this in English As gevolg van die voortgesette droogte in die westelike en sentrale gedeeltes van die Vrystaat, asook in die westelike en noordelike...
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