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SA agri employment improves but still down by 8%

After experiencing a decline in employment in the first three quarters of 2017, South Africa’s agricultural sector recorded a 5% quarter-to-quarter (q/q) rebound in...

Impak van klimaat op kanola in 2017

Die afgelope seisoen in die Swartland is gekenmerk deur uiters droë toestande in April en Mei.  Goeie reën het op 6 en 7 Junie...

Egg prices may not be as festive

The price of eggs is set to increase further after an already significant jump in the past few months, owing to the outbreak of...

SA fuel prices set to increase further in December

South African fuel prices could increase further on 6 December 2017. While it is relatively early to be certain about the scale of the...

25 000 job cuts recorded in SA agriculture in Q3

After 84 000 job cuts were recorded in the first two quarters of 2017, South Africa’s agricultural sector saw a further 25 000 jobs...

Young farmer and new harvester of the year appointed

The final round of the annual Toyota Agri SA Young Farmer of the Year and New Harvester of the Year took place at Kleinkaap...

Vierde produksieskatting bekendgemaak

Die oesskattingskomitee het onlangs die vierde produksieskatting vir somergewasse vir die 2017 produksie-seisoen vrygestel. Read it in English Kommersiële mielies Die grootte van die verwagte kommersiële mielie-oes is op...

SA wyndruifoes skitter ondanks droogte

Die Suid-Afrikaanse wyndruifoes is effens groter as verlede jaar na ’n droë seisoen en verbruikers kan na uitsonderlike wyne van die 2017-oesjaar uitsien. Read it...

Hierdie gaan die beste jaar nog wees

Deur Pieter Möller Nadat ons einde 2017 op ’n taamlike politieke en ekonomiese laagtepunt afgesluit het, het ek sommer baie moed vir al 2017 se uitdagings....

RPO continues to train emerging farmers

In 2017, the Red Meat Producers’ Organisation (RPO) will continue with its goal of training approximately 170 emerging farmers per year. The training is...