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Rainfall in Free State: Farmers grateful, but floods cause damage

Most farmers in the Free State are rejoicing over the recent rainfall in the province, but this also comes with certain challenges,...

Grow for Gold awards push the boundaries of yield in SA

The Grain SA Grow for Gold National Yield Awards were hosted on 15 October at the Avianto Hotel in Muldersdrift. This event,...

Oilseeds under the microscope

The local grain and oilseeds industry is one of the largest agricultural sectors in the country. It makes a major contribution to the country's...

Summer field crops for 2020 estimated higher

The Crop Estimates Committee (CEC) has just released the revised area estimate and third production forecast for summer crops.

Factors influencing seed set and grain fill in sunflower production

Poor seed set and grain fill are two components in sunflower cultivation that can be problematic from time to time. This article focuses briefly...