#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on maize market

Last night (2 July 2018), the International Grains Council kept its production forecast for South Africa’s 2017/2018 maize production unchanged from last month (June),...

#AgriMarkets: South African ag commodities

Although the recent upward revision of South African maize and soya bean production forecasts underscored the view that the country’s supplies are in good...

#AgriMarkets: South African ag commodities

The summer crop harvest activity is underway across South Africa, but the progress made thus far varies amongst grains and oilseeds. For example, maize...

#AgriMarkets: South African ag commodities

Apart from the United States Department of Agriculture’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, and domestic weekly grain trade and producer deliveries data,...

#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: South African ag commodities

The weather was again a primary focus in the South Africa grain and oilseed market this week (ending 18 May 2018). The most notable...

SA agricultural commodities weekly wrap

While the recent upward revision of South African grain and oilseed production estimates underscored the view that the country’s supplies are in good shape,...

South African ag commodities weekly wrap

The weather remains a key focus in the local agricultural market but could have a different impact on crops than the past couple of...

South African ag commodities weekly wrap

Wandile Sihlobo, head of economic and agribusiness intelligence at Agbiz, shares the weekly wrap on agricultural commodity markets. Decline in cattle, sheep and pig slaughtering...

South African ag commodities weekly wrap

While the recently improved weather conditions kept the South African grain and oilseed prices under pressure in the past few weeks, the slightly weaker...