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#AgriMarkets: SA to benefit from increased global grain supplies

As the 2019/20 production season begins in a number of countries in the northern hemisphere, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

#AgriMarkets: Winter crops will benefit from positive weather

The Western Cape is the leading producer of South Africa’s winter crops, which are wheat, barley and canola. It is also in...

#AgriMarkets: Chinese potential for SA avocado exports

Not many agricultural subsectors are testimony to the export-led growth ambitions, of the South African government, as avocados.  Between the 1994/1995 and...

Zim: Mnangagwa makes right move on farms

Wandile Sihlobo, head of agribusiness intelligence at Agbiz, wrote the following on the state of the agricultural industry in Zimbabwe. When Emmerson Mnangagwa assumed office...

Food and drink inflation accelerate in March

While South Africa’s headline food and non-alcoholic beverage inflation accelerated to 3,1% in March from 2,9% in the previous month, the food category remained...

#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...

#AgriMarkets: Food security looks dire in Mozambique

We rarely explore developments in Mozambique’s agricultural sector as that country is not a key contributor to the production of Southern Africa’s...

Voerkraalbedryf en boere het mekaar nodig

Die voerkraalbedryf het op 13 en 14 Maart by Kopano Nokeng buite Bloemfontein saamgetrek vir die Suid-Afrikaans Voerkraalvereniging (SAVV) se jaarlikse konferensie, die Cattleman’s...

#AgriMarkets: Good winter harvest expected

In about a month’s time, South African farmers will start land preparation for winter crop plantings in the Western Cape as the...