#AgriMarkets: Weaker Rand boosting agricultural commodity prices

Yesterday (4 September 2018) the SAFEX maize market opened on a fairly quiet note, but saw notable gains towards the end of the session...

#AgriMarkets: Russia will not cap its wheat exports in 2018/2019 season

The SAFEX wheat market posted gains in yesterday’s (3 September 2018) trade session with the spot price settling at R4 305 per ton. This...

#AgriMarkets: Good showers over SA wheat growing areas forecast

The Western Cape is the only province with a large share of dryland wheat and therefore prone to weather risks. Fortunately, the weather conditions...

#WeeklyWrap: South African ag commodities

At risk of sounding like a broken record, the latest data from the national Crop Estimates Committee reinforced the view that South Africa’s summer...

#AgriMarkets: SA Maize harvest process could soon be completed

The cool and drier weather conditions over most parts of South Africa have provided support to the harvest process over the past couple of...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on sunflower seed market

Yesterday (28 August 2018), the national Crop Estimates Committee lifted its forecasts for 2017/2018 sunflower seed production by 8% from last month (July) to...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on SA wheat market

Our general observations of the current crop conditions in the Western Cape suggest that the 2018/2019 season recovery could be subdued. While the Swartland...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on the domestic soya bean market

While the soya bean harvest process has been completed, farmers continue to deliver the crop to commercial silos. In the week ending 10 August...

#AgriMarkets: Focus in the domestic maize market is shifting towards the...

There is a general understanding in the market that South Africa’s maize supplies are in good shape in the 2018/2019 marketing year which ends...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on global wheat market

There is generally a bullish sentiment in the global wheat market due to expected lower wheat supplies. On Friday (10 August 2018), the United...
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