Market overview: January 2019

Dr. Frikkie Maré, academic head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of the Free State, gives a monthly market overview of...

#AgriMarkets: Potential expansion of agriculture in rural areas

Policymakers have been forced to think creatively to address South Africa’s sluggish economic growth and high unemployment rates. In the search for solutions, agriculture...

Wool market ends lower

The wool market ended lower at this weeks’ auction and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator was down by 2.7% and by 586 points to...

Wolmark byna 3% laer

Die wolmark verhandel tans laer en die Cape Wools Merino-aanwyser het met 2,7% en 586 punte gedaal om op ’n waarde van R215,16/kg vir...

#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...

Wool market trades higher

The wool market ended higher at this weeks’ auction and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator increased by 2,7% and by 578 points to close...

Wolmark verhandel hoër

Die wolmark verhandel tans hoër en die Cape Wools Merino-aanwyser het met 2,7% en 578 punte gestyg om op ’n waarde van R221,02/kg vir...

The red meat industry in 2019: What can we expect?

This year certainly did not start on a high note in terms of price and, in some areas, climatic conditions, for South African red...

#AgriMarkets: Africa’s maize production prospects

The drier weather conditions that affected parts of South Africa have also had a negative impact in the maize-producing areas of Zimbabwe, Zambia and...

Wool market virtually unchanged

The wool market remained almost unchanged at this weeks’ auction and the Cape Wools Merino Indicator decreased by 0,6% and by 124 points to...
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