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Summer crop estimate revised upwards

The revised area estimate and third production forecast of summer crops was recently released by the Crop Estimates Committee.

#AgriMarkets: Southern Africa’s grain story post Cyclone Idai

As Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe continue to rebuild after the devastation wrought by  Cyclone Idai last month, we thought it appropriate to revisit the...

Rekordbedrag vir Vrystaat Landbou veiligheidslessenaar ingesamel

VKB en sy verskaffers het onlangs ’n gholfdag ten bate van Vrystaat Landbou (VL) se veiligheidslessenaar gehou. “Die geld wat ingesamel is, is nie...

From subsistence to abundance

How do you measure the success of an empowerment programme, especially if you have shareholders that demand decent returns on their investment? This was the...

Global grains market developments and the implications for SA

This article was originally published on Bizcommunity. Click here to read the original article. The March 2019 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report by the United States...

Summer crop estimate revised higher

The revised area estimate and second production forecast of summer crops was recently released by the Crop Estimates Committee (CEC). Lees dit in Afrikaans.  Commercial maize...

Summer crop estimates revised down

The Crop Estimates Committee has just released the revised area estimate and first production forecast of summer crops. Lees dit in Afrikaans.  Commercial maize The revised...

Final crop estimates for 2018

The Crop Estimates Liaison Committee (CELC) oversaw the finalisation of last year’s crop production figures for commercial white and yellow maize, sunflower seed, soya...

Maize farmers must consider drip irrigation

The growing impact of the drought has compelled many producers to make massive adjustments in the way they farm. As a result, a number...

Nigeria becomes sub-Saharan Africa’s leading maize producer

Wandile Sihlobo, agricultural economist, at Agribusiness Research at the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) of South Africa, comments on Nigeria’s maize production levels. Last year...