Saturday, September 19, 2020

Market overview for July 2020

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

Nuwe wolseisoen skop op ’n hoë noot af

Die nuwe wolseisoen het onlangs weggespring met ’n aanbod van 8 146 bale, waarvan 94,45% verkoop is. Die...

Climate and COVID-19 present varying risks for Africa’s agriculture

The reports of a potential La Niña event during the coming summer months present different risks for Southern and Eastern Africa’s agriculture....

Beide trekker- en stroperverkope styg in Julie

Trekkerverkope van 444 eenhede in Julie is aansienlik (21%) meer as die 368 eenhede wat verlede Julie verkoop is. Vir die jaar...

#AgriMarkets: Will COVID-19 disrupt SA summer crop planting?

The South African agricultural sector has thus far successfully harvested summer crops and horticulture with minimal interruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic. However,...

#AgriMarkets: SA could have yet another good season in 2020/21

It has become increasingly challenging to forecast agricultural production seasons with some level of confidence. One of the factors that have contributed...

#AgriMarkets: Weather conditions beneficial for SA winter wheat

South Africa’s 2020/21 winter wheat season had a bad start because of drought. The Western Cape, which generally accounts for two-thirds of...

Pork exports and imports: May 2020

During May 2020, a total of 40,64% or 299 023kg of South Africa’s pork exports were sent to Mozambique. Exports to Namibia...

#AgriMarkets: Agriculture post-COVID-19

The Economic Transformation Committee of the African National Congress (ANC) and Business for South Africa (B4SA) each released their discussion documents about...

Wolseisoen eindig op ’n hoë noot

Die 2019/20-wolseisoen het onlangs op ’n positiewe noot afgesluit, met sowat 94,1% van die 9 753 bale wat verkoop is. Die mark...