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#AgriMarkets: Factors underpinning SA production

The underperformance of South Africa’s agricultural sector in 2019 was largely caused by two factors: drought and biosecurity (specifically foot-and-mouth disease and...

Standard Bank assists farmers with water shortage challenges

On a continent that’s reliant on rainfall for farming success and sustainability, are you strategising on how to do more with less when it...

Drought threatens food security and collapse of industry

Agri SA issued severe warnings at their drought press conference held recently. If the extreme drought conditions currently experienced continues, the rural...

#AgriMarkets: SA agriculture returns to drought and disease

South Africa’s agricultural sector is having a déjà vu moment when it comes to drought and foot-and-mouth disease. The bad start of...

Farmers are not facing the drought alone

Agri SA stands with every farmer, farmworker and farming community that is suffering as a result of the devastating drought in South...

MTBPS 2019: Agriculture left high and dry

Agri SA has announced that it is disappointed with the medium-term budget policy statement (MTBPS) delivered by the minister of finance, Tito...

SA agricultural employment up marginally in Q3, 2019

The Quarterly Labour Force Survey data for the third quarter of 2019 shows that South Africa’s primary agricultural employment jumped by 4,5%...

Little rain cause challenging circumstances for winter grain

Grain producers in the Western Cape suffered damage due to unnaturally dry weather conditions this year. The season kicked off well but...

Agri SA’s expectations: Medium-term Budget Policy Statement

Agri SA expects the Medium-term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) to make adequate resources available to boost agriculture’s competitiveness and to support farmers,...

Drought-stricken farmers receive R50 million emergency funding

Agri Western Cape welcomes the announcement by the Western Cape Cabinet that R50 million is being made available to assist livestock producers...