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Update on agricultural commodity markets

Wandile Sihlobo, head of economic and agricultural intelligence at Agbiz, shares highlights in his update on agricultural commodity markets. Maize: The National Crop Estimate Committee (CEC)...

On the road to economic recovery

“The South African agricultural and agro-processing industries are currently facing a mixed bag in terms of current and future prospects.” This is according to...

Maize futures activity down, expected to rise

The number of maize futures contracts traded on the JSE to mid-July 2017 is 1.64 million. This is approximately 17.2% lower compared to the...

Plaaslike suiweltoestande bied uitdagings

Hoewel toestande in sekere melkproduserende streke nog kommerwekkend is, is die winsgewendheid van die melkbedryf tans beter as ’n jaar gelede. Dr Koos Coetzee,...

Ekonoom gesels oor die SA suiwelmark

Die Suid-Afrikaanse suiwelmark is internasionaal kompeterend en ten spyte van talle uitdagings produseer melkboere steeds volhoubaar genoeg dat die mark bestendig groei. Lise Roberts...

Sybokhaarmark gons oor wêreldrekord

Die sybokhaarmark het behoorlik gegons op die laaste veiling van die 2017-veilingseisoen nadat ’n wêreldrekordprys opgestel is. Dié veiling het ook die gesogte jaarlikse...

Update on agricultural commodity markets

Wandile Sihlobo, head of economic and agribusiness intelligence at Agbiz, shares highlights in his update on agricultural commodity markets. Maize:  After the National Crop Estimate Committee...

Egg prices to increase following cost-price squeeze

The past year was a challenging one for egg producers. The farmers saw feed price increases of a minimum of R1 000 per tonne...

Good crop prospects improve tractor sales

Retail sales of agricultural equipment during March 2017 were as follows: March tractor sales of 515 units were almost 19% more than the 434 sold...

Update on agricultural commodity markets

Wandile Sihlobo, head of economic and agribusiness intelligence at Agbiz, shares highlights in his update on agricultural commodity markets. Maize: South Africa’s maize crop is in...