#AgriMarkets: Western Cape exports value marginally lower

The impact of the recent drought in the Western Cape on South Africa’s 2018 agricultural exports is marginal when viewed in value terms. South...

#AgriMarkets: SA wheat planting could slow down

The winter wheat planting activity could slow down in the coming weeks as weather forecasts indicate a possibility of continued dry conditions in the...

#AgriMarkets: Winter wheat harvest process slowly gaining momentum in WC

The winter wheat harvest process is slowly gaining momentum in the Western Cape. The most recent data from SAGIS shows that 78 731 tons...

#AgriMarkets: SA maize production estimate unchanged

Last night (12 June 2018), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) left its estimate for South Africa’s 2017/2018 maize production unchanged from the...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on the US maize market

Today (21 May 2018), the focus will be on the United States (US) maize market ahead of the weekly crop progress data which is...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on maize market

The weather remains an important factor in the United States (US) maize market, as it could still influence the harvest process, as well as...

Update on agricultural commodity markets

Wandile Sihlobo, head of economic and agribusiness intelligence at Agbiz, shares highlights in his update on agricultural commodity markets. Maize: The weather will remain a primary...

Aartappelverkope 19% hoër

Aartappelverkope op die nasionale varsproduktemarkte het van Januarie tot Desember 2017 met 19% gestyg in vergelyking met die ooreenstemmende tydperk in 2016. Dit is...

#AgriMarkets: large global production, but stocks remain tight

The 2018/2019 global maize harvest could be the second largest on record, up by 3% year-on-year (y/y) at 1,07 billion tons. This is underpinned...

Weekly wrap on local #AgriMarkets

The producer deliveries data for 2017/2018 summer grains and oilseeds, particularly maize, soya beans and sunflower seed, show that South Africa will have sufficient...
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