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Scaled-down budget undermines agriculture as a pivotal sector for growth

Scaling down the budgets of core state departments that are responsible for the recovery of the economy, such as the Department of...

Senwes prospers amid challenging macro-economic conditions

The financial results of the Senwes group of companies reflect a 7,8% growth (R303 million profit), attributable to equity holders of the...

Industry giants comment on minister Mboweni’s Special Adjustment Budget

Prof Johan Willemse, an independent agricultural economist, says the supplementary budget delivered by the minister of finance on 24 June was a...

How AgriTech can save South Africa’s smallholder farmers

This article was originally published on BusinessTech. Click here to read the original article.South Africa’s agricultural sector is dualistic, characterised by a...

#AgriMarkets: Downgrade to sub-investment grade and SA agriculture

On 27 March 2020, Moody’s downgraded South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to sub-investment grade and placed a negative outlook on the rating. The key...

Eastern Cape farmers on high alert over foot-and-mouth disease

Eastern Cape farmers are on high alert to prevent any cases of the dreaded foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) breaking out in the region...

Agbiz Media Day highlights agricultural economic conditions

This year’s annual Agbiz Media Day took place on 5 December at the Grain Auditorium in Pretoria. Dr John Purchase, the CEO of Agbiz,...

Agricultural Research Council is a finalist in Vision 2030 Awards

The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) has been announced as a finalist of the annual Vision 2030 Awards. The winners will be announced...

Astral delivers a solid performance despite headwinds

Astral Foods Limited (Astral), South Africa’s leading integrated poultry producer, reported its final results for the year ended 30 September 2019. Chris...

Agri SA cautions against amending section 25 of the Constitution

On 6 November 2019, Agri SA attended a constitutional dialogue on land ownership hosted by the ad hoc committee in parliament. The...