Saturday, September 26, 2020

Landboumarkoorsig vir Julie 2020

Dr Frikkie Maré, landbou-ekonoom en akademiese hoof van die Departement Landbou-ekonomie aan die Universiteit van die Vrystaat, gee maandeliks ’n oorsig van...

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...

Tractor sales increase by 21% in July

July tractor sales of 444 units were significantly more (21%) than the 368 units sold in July last year. On a year-to-date...

#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...

Market overview for June 2020

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