Maize crop estimated higher

The area planted estimate and fourth production forecast of summer crops for the 2018 production season was recently released by the National Crop Estimates...

Taiwan lifts ban on SA apples

South African apple exporters are expected to immediately restart shipments to Taiwan after the ban on South African apple imports was lifted by the...

Rift Valley Fever reported in Free State

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has issued a statement to confirm the occurrence of Rift Valley Fever at one farm in the...

Slenkdalkoors in die Vrystaat aangemeld

’n Verklaring is deur die Departement van Landbou, Bosbou en Visserye uitgereik om die voorkoms van Slenkdalkoors op ’n plaas in die Jacobsdal-omgewing in...

Final winter crop production figures slightly up

At a meeting held on 10 May 2018, the Crop Estimates Liaison Committee (CELC) oversaw the process for the finalisation of the crop production...

Suspended director-general of DAFF resumes duties

The latest update on the case between the Minister of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries, Mr. Senzeni Zokwana and the suspended Director-General, Mr. Michael Mlengana...

 SA’s wheat import tariff revised down

South Africa’s wheat import tariff has been revised to R394.85 per ton, which is a 45% decline from the previous rate of R716.33 per...

Herfskommandowurm is nog onder beheer

Die Departement van Landbou, Bosbou en Visserye (DAFF) het vroeg in Februarie enkele gevalle van herfskommandowurm in Limpopo gerapporteer. Op navraag van AgriOrbit het...

Concourt reserves judgement in firearm licence case

The Constitutional Court reserved judgement in the court application by SA Hunters and the Minister of Police on the constitutionality of Sections 24 and...

Woodlands en Fairfield wil saamsmelt

Die suiwelmaatskappye Woodlands Dairy en Fairfield Dairy Beperk het by die Kompetisie Tribunaal aansoek gedoen om saam te smelt. Die aansoek is nog hangende,...