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#AgriMarkets: SA agricultural economy could recover in 2020

A few weeks back we noted that it is almost certain that South Africa’s agricultural economy will contract in 2019, mainly as...

Agriculture contributes to economic shrinkage

The South African economy, the most industrialised economy on the African continent, has been struggling to gain momentum and has not grown...

Hot topics at #Nampo2019

The annual Nation in Conversation series hosted during the 2019 Nampo Harvest Day, highlighted the topics that the agricultural community is currently...

Support SA cattle farmers for a thriving beef economy

The last few months have not been easy for the South African beef industry, which has been hard hit by a high maize price,...

Reviving primary agriculture: Turning a dream into reality

It is scorching hot outside and the air conditioners on the eighth floor of the OR Tambo building is running at full blast, almost...

Market overview: February 2019

Dr Frikkie Maré, academic head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of the Free State, gives a monthly market overview of...

Kaap Agri positive about growth in agriculture

Kaap Agri, JSE-listed agriculture-related retail, trade and services group, remains optimistic about the outlook for agriculture in South Africa and expects a partial recovery...

Another tough year for the agricultural industry?

The devastating drought of 2015/2016 remains fresh in our minds with many agricultural producers still trying to recover from it. Although most areas experienced...

Market overview: November 2018

Dr. Frikkie Maré, academic head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of the Free State, gives a monthly market overview of...

Bananas to help wean Angola off oil

Stamped "From Angola, with love", boxes of still-green bananas were shifted one-by-one from a towering stack of crates into a refrigerated shipping container. The...