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De Rith Nora 265 produces 200 000kg of milk

De Rith Nora 265 recently smashed the record of 200 000kg of milk. The Addison daughter, which is owned by Adrion and...

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...

The role of agritourism in the agricultural economy

I am writing this article amid the Covid-19 lockdown. Considering that tourism, in the traditional sense of the word, has been...

Lockdown knocked down sales values for vegetables

FNB’s analysis of the total value of sales of the selected fruit and vegetable commodities sold on South Africa’s major fresh produce...

Climate advisory for the 2020 winter season

Although drought conditions persist in the western parts of the country, the majority of summer rainfall areas reported reasonable conditions conducive to...

Impact of COVID-19 on Namibia’s agricultural industry

From 2013 to 2019, most areas of Namibia received below normal rainfall for five of the past seven years. This led to...

#AgriMarkets: SA’s agricultural trade surplus expanded in the first quarter of...

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has brought uncertainty in global trade because of disruptions in supply chains and weakening demand. South Africa’s agricultural...

New water woes for Gamtoos Valley farmers

After a year of being able to draw 85% of their annual water allocations from the Kouga Dam, Gamtoos Valley farmers are...

Relief for the agri sector: Repo rate cut by another 50...

A combination of a more favourable crude oil price outlook, lower local inflation with risks to the downside, and economic contraction afforded...

Rising electricity tariffs a major constraint for agriculture

NERSA has announced its decision regarding Eskom’s regulatory clearing account (RCA) application for the 2018/19 financial year. NERSA approved an RCA balance...