#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on SA wheat market

We continue to monitor the weather developments across the country as the winter wheat crop is still at the stages of development that require...

#AgriMarkets: South African agricultural commodities

The weather remained a key focus this week (ending 27 July 2018) after the South African Weather Service’s seasonal climate watch presented a mixed...

#AgriMarkets: Today the focus will be on the CEC’s sixth production...

The favourable weather conditions in the past couple of weeks provided conducive conditions for the harvest process. The progress is reflected in the volumes...

#AgriMarkets: SA Weather Service flags likelihood of El Niño occurrence in...

Yesterday (24 July 2018), the South African Weather Service (SAWS) expressed a similar message to the International Research Institute for Climate Society about the...

#AgriMarkets: US maize crop is in good shape

Data from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that 72% of the United States (US) maize crop was rated good or excellent...

#AgriMarkets: CEC’s sixth production forecast will be key focus this week

This is a data-packed week, and the most anticipated release is the National Crop Estimates Committee’s sixth production estimate for the 2017/2018 summer crops...

#AgriMarkets: South African ag commodities

After writing about favourable weather conditions for the current season in the past couple of weeks, the focus is slightly shifting towards the outlook...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on wheat market

The weather forecast has changed overnight and currently shows clear skies over the winter wheat growing areas for the next two weeks, which could...

#AgriMarkets: Chance of an El Niño occurrence in the next production...

The picture of South Africa’s maize supplies for the 2018/2019 marketing year is somewhat clear and points to comfortable levels of domestic supplies. This...

#AgriMarkets: USDA lifted its estimate for South Africa’s 2017/2018 maize production

Last week (ending 13 July 2018), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) lifted its estimate for South Africa’s 2017/2018 maize production by 2%...