Saturday, September 19, 2020

#AgriMarkets: What to make of the latest USDA crop report

If the US maize crop was at an advanced stage of growth, the latest US Department of Agriculture (USDA) report would have...

#AgriMarkets: Far-reaching consequences of climate change

The effects of changing the climate, which is, of course, a global challenge, have been felt in Sub-Saharan Africa and parts of...

#AgriMarkets: Distortions in agricultural market limit growth

In economics, natural experiments are hard to come by, but once in a while you hit a jackpot without even paying a...

Mei 2019 algemene markoorsig

Dr Frikkie Maré, akademiese departementshoof van die Departement Landbou-Ekonomie aan die Universiteit van die Vrystaat, gee maandeliks ’n markoorsig van die vorige...

May 2019: Market overview

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

Wool market remains unchanged

The 34th sale of the wool season took place with 12 437 bales on offer of which 91,3% was sold. The wool...

Wool market increases by 1,8%

The 33rd sale of the 2018/19 wool season in May, had 8 986 bales on offer of which 94,4% was sold. The...

#AgriMarkets: SA agricultural trade surplus expands

If we do not write about South Africa’s first quarter of 2019 agricultural trade figures, one would assume that there have been...

April 2019: Market overview Markoorsig

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

#AgriMarkets: SA to benefit from increased global grain supplies

As the 2019/20 production season begins in a number of countries in the northern hemisphere, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)...