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Government relief for small-scale farmers on land of one hectare or...

Agriculture minister Thoko Didiza has announced a support package for small-scale farmers via the presidential stimulus package. Didiza said R1 billion had...

SA Canegrowers welcomes signing of landmark Sugar Industry Masterplan

SA Canegrowers signed phase one of the Sugar Industry Masterplan during a virtual session. Other sugar industry stakeholders that signed the document include retailers,...

Free veterinary support for smallholder livestock farmers

Veterinary technicians of the Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) Veterinary Service presented workshops to smallholder livestock farmers in Klapmuts, Paarl, on...

AFASA calls for monitoring of state land allocation

The African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (AFASA) has welcomed the recent announcement of the minister of agriculture, land reform and rural...

AFASA Gauteng welcomes budget vote, but with caution

The Gauteng branch of the African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (AFASA GP) welcomed the budget proposal tabled by Morakane Mosupyoe, member...

New body to drive transformation in the poultry industry

South Africa’s black poultry producers are set to launch their own body to organise themselves into one voice for driving the transformation...

How AgriTech can save South Africa’s smallholder farmers

This article was originally published on BusinessTech. Click here to read the original article.South Africa’s agricultural sector is dualistic, characterised by a...

Tiger Brands’ local farmer programme generates full harvest

As one of South Africa’s leading food producers, Tiger Brands is actively investing in local, broad-based suppliers to ramp-up local food manufacturing...

Smallholders get R500 million approved for COVID-19 agri disaster fund

The minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development, Thoko Didiza, announced the outcome of the COVID-19 Agricultural Disaster Fund application process....

New Maize Information Guide for SADC

The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) is launching the first-ever South Africa Maize Information Guide for maize producers and smallholder farmers across the Southern African...