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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...

Sunflowers: Focus should shift to high-oil cultivars

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The Oil and Protein Seeds Development Trust and Oilseeds Advisory Committee recently hosted a sunflower symposium at the Council...

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...