Sunday, August 9, 2020

#AgriMarkets: Will COVID-19 disrupt SA summer crop planting?

The South African agricultural sector has thus far successfully harvested summer crops and horticulture with minimal interruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic. However,...

#AgriMarkets: SA could have yet another good season in 2020/21

It has become increasingly challenging to forecast agricultural production seasons with some level of confidence. One of the factors that have contributed...

#AgriMarkets: Weather conditions beneficial for SA winter wheat

South Africa’s 2020/21 winter wheat season had a bad start because of drought. The Western Cape, which generally accounts for two-thirds of...

Pork exports and imports: May 2020

During May 2020, a total of 40,64% or 299 023kg of South Africa’s pork exports were sent to Mozambique. Exports to Namibia...

#AgriMarkets: Agriculture post-COVID-19

The Economic Transformation Committee of the African National Congress (ANC) and Business for South Africa (B4SA) each released their discussion documents about...

Market overview for June 2020

Dr Frikkie Maré, academic head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of the Free State (UFS), provides a monthly...

Landboumarkoorsig vir Junie 2020

Dr Frikkie Maré, landbou-ekonoom en akademiese hoof van die Departement Landbou-ekonomie aan die Universiteit van die Vrystaat, gee maandeliks ’n markoorsig van...

Wolseisoen eindig op ’n hoë noot

Die 2019/20-wolseisoen het onlangs op ’n positiewe noot afgesluit, met sowat 94,1% van die 9 753 bale wat verkoop is. Die mark...

Wool season ends on a high note

The 2019/20 wool season drew to a close on a positive note, with 9 753 bales offered and 94,1% of the offering...

Final sale of the 2020 summer mohair season

The final sale of the 2020 summer season took place in Port Elizabeth on 30 June, with 130 217kg on offer of...