The latest maize export situation

With the largest South African maize crop ever reaching almost 17 million tons (2016/17 production season), it would be interesting to see how the...

Food trends could drive production decisions

The agricultural sector is about producing, processing and marketing food and fibre to consumers. Although the natural fibre side of agriculture should never be...

Will your tax rescue South Africa?

The South African tax year stretches from 1 March to 28 February of the next year (except for companies that are granted permission for...

Remaining positive in uncertain times

We are about to enter the second half of 2018, and it might just be time to reflect on the past six months and...

Auction and red meat price trends

With parts of the Western Cape having received rain and dam levels slowly but surely rising, the drought almost seems to be something of...

Prysonderhandeling van insette

Die sakereus Raymond Ackerman beskryf in sy boek, A sprat to catch a mackerel, hoe hy as uitvoerende hoof van Pick n Pay prysonderhandelings...

When the economy turns in our favour

This year has already (and quite briskly) marched past the six-month mark. In July 2017, I wrote an article for FarmBiz on South Africa’s...

Veilings- en rooivleis-prystendense

Met dele van die Wes-Kaap wat reën gekry het en damvlakke wat gestyg het, blyk die droogte nou amper iets van die verlede te...

An overview of rural crime and prevention devices

Theoretically only three elements are needed for a crime to be committed: a motivated offender, the absence of a supervisor and an appropriate target...
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