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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...

Mohair market steady/ Bokhaarmark verstewig

On the 6th auction of the summer season, very good quality mohair was on offer which, with the weakening of the rand, steadied the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Markoorsig/Market overview April 2016

Die prys van geelmielies het in April steeds sywaarts beweeg en die gevoel is dat mieliepryse hul huidige vlakke oor die volgende paar maande...