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Control measures for Sclerotinia on soya bean

Sclerotinia sclerotiorum is a fungal disease that was accidentally introduced to South Africa. This pathogen can cause devastating yield losses for producers and is...

Pioneer Weigh and Win 2019 awards hosted

On 26 September, the 2019 Weigh and Win awards were hosted at Avianto in Gauteng. Several grain farmers were recognised for achieving...

#AgriMarkets: SA agricultural economy could recover in 2020

A few weeks back we noted that it is almost certain that South Africa’s agricultural economy will contract in 2019, mainly as...

How competitive is the SA soya bean industry?

From 1 March 2019 producers will be charged a statutory levy of R65 for every ton of soya beans sold. This statutory levy was...

Drastically reduced areas planted to summer crops

The preliminary area estimate is mainly based on the results of a non-probability survey conducted by the directorate of statistics and economic analysis of...

ICG lowers world grains forecast

With small adjustments for wheat, maize and sorghum, the forecast for total global grains (wheat and coarse grains) production in 2018/19 is lowered by...

Soya bean update from around the globe

Escalating trade war issues between the world’s two largest superpowers has prompted China to shun United States (US) soya beans. Instead, there is clear...

US corn planting speeds up, still below average

The United States (US) corn planting pace is surging forward but remains below average. Meanwhile, soya bean seeding is ahead of its average pace. In...

#AgriMarkets: SA soya bean imports set to decline

South Africa’s soya bean and oilcake (meal) imports could decline by 27% and 17%t year-on-year in the 2018/2019 marketing year, to 20 000 tons...