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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...

South Africa’s standing in Global Food Security Index deteriorates

For many years, South Africa has prided itself as the most food-secure country on the African continent and has ranked relatively well...

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...

Monthly market overview for January 2021

Dr Frikkie Maré, agricultural economist and academic head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of the Free State, gives...

Second-largest level on record for SA’s agri-exports in 2020

South Africa’s agricultural exports amounted to US$10,2 billion in 2020, which is a 3% increase from the previous year. This is the...

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...

High rainfall and record planting bode well for soya bean season

One vital task in South Africa’s quest to improve its poultry industry is boosting soya bean production, a crucial ingredient in poultry...

Vegetable market in Asia-Pacific to continue robust growth

For the seventh consecutive year, the Asia-Pacific vegetable market recorded growth in sales value, which increased by 2,9% to US$785,6 billion in...

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.

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...