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Agbiz Grain Quarterly

Agbiz Grain Quarterly keeps role-players in the grain handling and storage industry informed of new developments and important technical and scientific information. The May issue features industry specific content that includes information relating to fire protection compliance, buyer power regulations and much more.

Read Agbiz Grain Quarterly in February

Agbiz Grain Quarterly is a digital magazine focussed on the grain handling and storage industry. The February issue looks back on the 2023 Agbiz media day, highlighting the issues that were discussed and focussing on possible outcomes for challenges grain handlers and storers are facing. Experts aim to simplify some complicated topics such as storage costs and what it entails, and the proposed grain passport system.

In the February issue:

  • 30 years of democracy – How has South Africa’s agricultural sector performed?
  • Economic outlook for 2024.
  • The falling number in wheat grading explained.
  • The JSE’s storage cost definitions.
  • Malting barley – a risky business.
  • Yay or nay to the grain passport system?
  • Standards for fumigation training in South Africa.
  • Health and safety: Noise monitoring and surveys in the workplace.
  • Competition Act buyer power guidelines’ applicability to storers and producers.
  • The Freight Logistics Roadmap.
  • And much more!

To download the current PDF version of Agbiz Grain Quarterly, click here. To download the digimag, click here.

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Read selected articles

Update: Effect of fertiliser prices on the grain industry

Traditionally, between 30 and 50% of a grain and oilseed producer’s existing input costs are spent on fertiliser. Fertiliser makes up such a large...

SA grain industry shares notes with French counterparts

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes EMC2, a French agricultural co-operative from Lorraine in France, approached AFGRI with a request to visit their facilities in...

Compliance with JSE CDM rules and load shedding: A tough nut...

Estimated reading time: 10 minutes The Johannesburg Stock Exchange or JSE-registered commercial storage operators in South Africa adhere to the JSE’s Commodity Derivative Market’s...

Overview of the 2021/22 season’s wheat crop quality survey

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes The 2021/22 season’s commercial wheat crop, set at 2 285 000 tons, was the largest crop in 20 years....

Alternative energy sources: What are the possibilities?

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes The steep cost of grain storage remains a major challenge for most operators due to the dwindling supply of...