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Red meat prices expected to increase up to 15% by December

Currently, red meat prices are relatively stable to strong due to tight supplies as livestock farmers hold on to stock and avoid slaughtering in...

April 2016: Tractor and combine harvester sales

April tractor sales of 400 units were 11% down on the 450 units sold in April last year. On a rolling twelve-month basis tractor...

Brief comments on South Africa’s white maize market

South Africa consumes an average 10,5 million tons of maize a year, with approximately 48% (5 million tons) being white maize and the...

Food production companies affected by drought

The severe drought affecting South Africa is looming over food-producing companies large and small. Kaap Agri has warned that the drought would wipe millions off...

Rice imports into SA on the decrease

As a nett importer of rice, trends in the global rice markets are crucial to South Africa. According to Wandile Sihlobo, economist at Agbiz,...

Overview of the global ginger market

In a report on the global ginger market, Rudolf Mulderij, editor of AGF.nl, news medium for the Dutch and Belgian fruit and vegetable trade,...

An outlook for SA grains and oilseeds in 2017

“The outlook for 2017 is promising for the South African grains and oilseeds sector. Assuming that the country receives a normal rainfall pattern throughout...

Vleispryse styg drasties

Daar is tans nie genoeg gehalte vleis in die mark nie. Die gevolg daarvan is ʼn drastiese styging in rooivleispryse, volgens prof Johan Willemse...

Slagveegetalle vs pryse

Kathleen Lombard van André Kock en Seun Afslaers in Vryburg, wat primêr op die rooivleisbedryf fokus, sê dié onderneming het gedink die pryse by...

Maandelikse markte: Januarie 2016

Die droogte van 2015 het die kommoditeitspryse goed deurmekaargekrap. Die geelmielieprys het in Januarie tot ’n rekordvlak van R4 130/ton gestyg. Die rand het in...