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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...

COVID-19’s effect on global cotton trends

Cotton is one of the most significant poverty-alleviating crops in the world. Approximately 150 million people around the globe rely on it...