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MPO North puts 5G on the agricultural map

The fifth generation of mobile network technology (5G) is about to blast through some technological glass ceilings. It is up to producers...

Organisations call for more public hearings on the ULTRA Bill

The Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development recently held virtual public hearings. Various organisations called for the public hearings...

SA agriculture sector performance in Q2 of 2020

South Africa’s agriculture sector had a solid start to the year with first-quarter gross value-added growing by 27,8% quarter-on-quarter (q/q) on a...

#AgriMarkets: Current commodity price trends’ influence on 2020/21 plantings

We are now roughly a month and a half from the start of South Africa’s 2020/21 summer crop planting season. To get...

Female land reform beneficiaries talk about their challenges

Government-driven land reform programmes will falter if women from beneficiary communities do not play a central role in the governance of communal...

SA’s agri debt: Applying for another loan to get those crops...

A lot of young aspiring farmers have big ambitions when it comes to making it as a successful primary producer. More experienced...

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....

Saai represents tobacco farmers in court

Saai recently represented the rights of tobacco farmers in the matter of British American Tobacco South Africa (BATSA) and nine others against...

Gas installations should be safe for your family, workers and farm...

All of us have probably at some point experienced load shedding and power failures, and having an alternative power source available can...

Update on the impact of COVID-19 and voluntary trading

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across all the business units of Kaap Agri. Except for, specifically, quick service restaurants and...