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The geopolitics of palm oil and deforestation

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Click here to read the original article. Like other vegetable...

Climate change causes observable disruptions to agriculture

We are currently witnessing the impact of climate change on the agricultural sector, both on the local and global fronts. These effects...

Standard Bank and UFS transform local agriculture

A five-year, multi-pronged programme which brings together government, academia and the private sector’s financial expertise, has been launched in the Free State....

Agri SA executive director to head up WFO working group

Agri SA has extended its congratulations to Omri van Zyl, Agri SA’s executive director, for his election as facilitator of the Global...

#Nampo2019 shines agriculture’s bright light

#Nampo2019 was characterised by good weather and 81 345 visitors attending the trade show. As quite a number of grain producers in the...

Agbiz hosts water efficiency workshop

Agbiz hosted its first water efficiency workshop focusing on agro-processing on 25 March. Several speakers discussed the challenges and opportunities that the agro-processing industry...

Agribusiness Confidence Index recovers

After falling to the lowest level since 2009 in the last quarter of 2018, the Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index improved by 4 points, rising...

Limpopo to get Marula industrial hub

The Limpopo Provincial Government plans to build a multimillion-rand Marula hub in Lephalale, scheduled for completion in February 2020. According to the provincial government, the...

Hinterland and Prodist integrates for synergy

Hinterland as a business has undergone various internal optimisation processes during the past financial year. One of the exciting initiatives within the business is...

Agritourism a growing trend among SA farmers

According to Statistics SA, despite water shortages and the increase in fuel prices, the South African economy grew by 1,3% in 2017, with the...