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Wool sale gains 1% for second consecutive week

A larger volume of 13 299 bales was on offer at this week’s wool sale with the market delivering a good performance...

Groties celebrates 110 years of excellence

This year can be viewed as a milestone at Grootfontein College of Agriculture, as it celebrates 110 years of quality training, as...

Wool market trades stronger

The wool market traded stronger this week with a 4,1% increase following the previous sale, to close at R165,76/kg.

First mohair sale of 2021 summer season sees 25% increase

The first mohair sale of the 2021 summer season took place in Port Elizabeth on 9 February 2021, with 53 289kg on...

Lower volume and stronger rand lead to decline in wool market

A lower volume of 8 083 bales was on offer at the wool sale, with the market easing by 2% from the...

Wool market sheds gain from previous week

The wool market shed some of its gains from last week and eased by 4,2% to close at R162,54/kg.

Cotton: A golden opportunity for South Africa?

Cotton is considered one of the world’s greatest poverty-alleviating crops, with 150 million people worldwide relying on it for income. A crop...

Good demand from China drives wool market

The wool market surged upwards by a substantial 12,1% this week to close at R169,71/kg. A total of 13 176 bales were...

Wool season of 2020/21 resumes with a large offering

The 2020/21 wool season resumed in Port Elizabeth this week, with a large offering of 11 533 bales. The wool market kicked...

Wool market closes higher at last sale of the season

The last wool sale before the Christmas recess took place this week, with a large offering of 13 791 bales. Some 60%...