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The connection between grain markets and feed prices

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Grain is definitely the biggest source of energy in feed and that the cost of grain influences the cost...

Grain SA’s Farmer of the Year – teamwork is key

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes “This is a family farm, where my father and brother are both involved, and we also have a very...

Mechanisation considerations for drip irrigation systems

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Water scarcity is a growing problem due to climate change. Agriculture uses the most water in South Africa, so...

SA grain industry shares notes with French counterparts

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes EMC2, a French agricultural co-operative from Lorraine in France, approached AFGRI with a request to visit their facilities in...

Compliance with JSE CDM rules and load shedding: A tough nut...

Estimated reading time: 10 minutes The Johannesburg Stock Exchange or JSE-registered commercial storage operators in South Africa adhere to the JSE’s Commodity Derivative Market’s...

A proud moment for North West’s top grain farmer

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Maphidianye Manoto, a grain and cattle farmer from Lichtenburg in North West, is honoured and delighted with what he...

Overview of the 2021/22 season’s wheat crop quality survey

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes The 2021/22 season’s commercial wheat crop, set at 2 285 000 tons, was the largest crop in 20 years....

Structures for the on-farm storage of grain

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes When you decide to store grain on your farm and need a storage structure for this purpose, there is...

Bt maize: How to prevent resistance

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes The word ‘stewardship’ is heard a lot in the agricultural industry. This is because producers are inherently custodians of...

An interdisciplinary approach to climate change

Given the changes in our climate, knowledge dissemination in the agricultural sector could lead to a change in agricultural practices with evident shifts in...