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South African dam levels holding steady

This article on South Africa's current dam levels was originally published on Fresh Plaza. Click here to read the original article.

Improved water prospects bodes well for fresh produce growers

The water level of South Africa’s storage dams, which supply the fruit export industries, are generally much higher now than at any...

Premier Winde and cabinet laud the recovery for agriculture

Premier Alan Winde, minister of agriculture, Ivan Meyer, and the Western Cape cabinet met with representatives from the agricultural sector to discuss...

Rainfall conditions could remain steady for now

In his latest newsletter on climate and agricultural conditions, Johan van den Berg of Santam Agriculture says favourable rainfall conditions for most...

Data: Western Cape drought support distribution

Drought support in excess of R40 million has been allocated to farmers in the Western Cape for March and April. The Department of Agriculture...

Farmers are Agri Western Cape’s priority

Agri Western Cape recently appointed Jannie Strydom as its new CEO. Jannie took over the reins from Carl Opperman, who retired from the organisation...

Good performance in SA agricultural exports despite drought

Wandile Sihlobo, agricultural economist, at Agribusiness Research at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) of South Africa, comments on South Africa’s agricultural exports. “Value of...

Eastern Cape farmers’ resilience tested

Agri Eastern Cape president, Doug Stern, has called on the province’s farmers to stay on their land despite facing the triple financial threat of...

Drought survey: It’s bad

The persistence and the severity of the extended drought in many parts of the country prompted AgriSA to conduct a survey to get a...

A #Braai every day keeps the farmer okay

Rain provides much-needed water for soil and plants and farmers depend on rain to keep their livestock and crops alive. During the last few...