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Water: Urgent call to action

Without intervention the national water deficit will be around 17% by 2030. Water availability could also deteriorate as supply contracts and demand escalate due...

Partnerships are important, but must ‘be meaningful’

Mike Mlengana, director general of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), delivered the keynote address at the recent Agbiz congress and placed...

#AgriMarkets: weather continues to dominate domestic wheat market

The weather will remain central in the discussion of the domestic wheat market for some time as the crop is still at its early...

Agriculture cannot be measured in terms of money alone

Agriculture and agribusinesses annually contribute around 14% of total GDP to the economy of South Africa, but the value of these sectors cannot be...

#AgriMarkets: fundamentals domestic maize market unchanged

The fundamentals in the domestic maize market remain unchanged, which means supply is in good shape. The 2018/2019 domestic maize supply is estimated at...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on soya bean meal

One of the key drivers of global soya bean production is the growing demand for soya bean meal for the animal feed industry. The...

Agribusiness Confidence Index Declines in Q2

Subsequent to an uptick to 58 index points in the first quarter of this year, the Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index declined to 54 in...

#AgriMarkets: Spotlight on SA wheat market

The Western Cape, Free State, Northern Cape and Limpopo are the key winter wheat producing provinces in South Africa, accounting for 95% of the...

#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: Maize harvest activity gaining momentum in SA

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