#WeeklyWrap: South African agricultural commodities

This week (ending 7 September 2018) the weaker domestic currency against the US Dollar, coupled with higher Chicago grain prices provided support to the...

#AgriMarkets: A large share of 2017/2018 maize crop delivered to commercial...

This year’s maize harvest process continued with minimal interruption in the past couple of weeks, albeit being behind schedule due to the late start...

#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...

Weekly wrap on local #AgriMarkets

In two months’ time, farmers in the eastern parts of South Africa will commence with field preparation for the 2018/2019 summer crop production season. It...
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