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Market overview for June 2021: Beef carcass price volatile

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes Dr Frikkie Maré, agricultural economist and academic head of the Department of...

ARU extends mountain research across Africa

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes The Afromontane Research Unit (ARU) of the University of the Free State...

Market overview – May 2021: Weaner lamb price increases

Dr Frikkie Maré, agricultural economist and academic head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of the Free State, gives...

Agricultural market overview for April 2021

Dr Frikkie Maré, agricultural economist and academic head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of the Free State, gives...

Agricultural market overview for March 2021

Dr Frikkie Maré, agricultural economist and academic head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of the Free State, gives...

Monthly market overview for February 2021

Dr Frikkie Maré, agricultural economist and academic head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of the Free State, gives...

SA poised to become big player in the saffron market

Plans are in place that could see South Africa becoming a significant player in the farming and export of saffron – by...

Indigenous crops revived at Stellenbosch University

In the Plaas TV episode of 2 October, the biggest agrochemical solution provider in South Africa, AECI Plant Health, kicks off the...

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...

A worm strategy that counters resistance

Worm resistance remains a tricky issue to navigate, even if you have a carefully considered worm control programme for your livestock. Stockfarm spoke to...