#AgriMarkets: SA maize harvest activity is gaining momentum

Harvest activity is gaining momentum across the country, thanks to favourable weather conditions. The progress is reflected in the volumes of maize delivered to...

Markoorsig vir Mei 2018

Dr Frikkie Maré, akademiese departementshoof van die Departement van Landbou-ekonomie aan die Universiteit van die Vrystaat, gee maandeliks ’n markoorsig van die vorige maand...

Market overview for May 2018

Dr. Frikkie Maré, academic departmental head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of the Free State (UFS) gives his monthly market...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on domestic wheat market

The optimistic picture painted in our previous notes has somewhat changed for the near term. The weather charts have cleared over most parts of...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on global maize market

The Chicago maize prices were again under pressure this morning (5 June 2018) due to favourable conditions for crops across the Midwest. The weather...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on wheat market

There are reports of deteriorating wheat crop conditions in the Black Sea region due to persistent dry conditions, particularly in the southern parts of...

#AgriMarkets: South African ag commodities

This was a data-packed week (ending 1 June 2018) for grain and oilseed markets, with the most notable release being the Crop Estimates Committee’s...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on domestic maize market

Yesterday (29 May 2018), the National Crop Estimates Committee lifted its estimate for South Africa’s 2017/2018 commercial maize production by a percentage point from...

#AgriMarkets: Good weather outlook for winter wheat

In terms of weather outlook, the South African Weather Service seems to be singing from the same hymn book as the International Research Institute...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on wheat market

The SAFEX wheat prices had a good run on Friday’s (25 May 2018) trade session and settled in positive territory, with the spot price...