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The agricultural industry reacts to SONA 2024

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes In the wake of president Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2024 state of the nation address (SONA), the South African agricultural sector...

Agribusiness confidence rebounds

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes After remaining below the 50-point mark for three consecutive quarters, the Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index (ACI) rebounded by six...

Agriculture drives economic growth

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development, Thoko Didiza, has welcomed the latest figures released by Statistics...

Unemployment and agri-job losses continue to rage amid rising living costs

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Over the past few weeks it has come to light that an indebted Eastern Cape mother committed familicide after...

The SA cattle and sheep market – Part 6: Producer analysis

The previous five parts of this series focused on the livestock market, which included production and price trends. This article looks at producers and...

Targeted support for farmers: The value of accurate data

Most South Africans realise the importance of a prosperous, representative agricultural sector. It should be a socio-political and economic priority, promotes a stable society,...