Saturday, September 19, 2020

June tractor sales up by 11%

June tractor sales of 414 units were significantly (11%) more than the 373 units sold in June last year. On a year-to-date...

Round-up of global grains production data

The high-frequency data on both domestic and global markets has reinforced the view that grain prices could be under pressure this year...

Wool market closes 0,1% higher

The South African wool selling season continued with a recent offering of 6 707 bales, which consisted of good quality wools. The...

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on agricultural employment in South...

A key question that consistently arises amid the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the economy is its effect on employment. We believe there...

Wool market closes 4,2% down

The wool market shed most of the gains from last week and closed 4,2% down at a value of R142,33/kg for clean...

Pork exports and imports: April 2020

During April 2020, a total of 40,09% or 250 799kg of South Africa’s pork exports were sent to Namibia. Exports to Mozambique...

Market overview for May 2020

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

Wolmark versterk met 4,1%

Die 28ste veiling van die 2019/20-wolseisoen het onlangs met ’n aanbod van 7 603 bale, waarvan 94,4% verkoop is, plaasgevind. Die mark...

Landboumarkoorsig vir Mei 2020

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

#AgriMarkets: SA key maize supplier to African markets

The role of the South African and Zambian maize industries in the Southern and East African regions will remain significant in the...