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Maize and soya bean harvest estimates lifted even further

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The Crop Estimates Committee (CEC) recently lifted its estimates for South Africa’s 2021/22 maize production, by 2% from July...

Zambia’s lower maize production for 2021/22 won’t affect Southern Africa

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes There are two significant maize-producing countries in the Southern Africa region: South Africa (SA) and Zambia. SA’s 2021/22 maize...

Turkey unloads first shipment of Ukrainian maize

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes The first ship with grain from Ukraine was unloaded in the Turkish port of Derince. The vessel Polarnet departed...

China clears the path for cultivation of GM maize and soya...

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes The Chinese National Crop Variety Approval Committee released two standards that clear the path for cultivating genetically modified (GM)...

Port of East London re-opens for maize export

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes The Port of East London will re-open for agricultural maize exports for the first time in ten years. The...

Agri input costs’ effect on crop farmers

The higher input costs, which have been the dominant feature of South Africa’s (SA) agricultural sector over the past year, will likely prevail in...

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...

Agro-processing of maize

Most value-added food products available to consumers have been processed in one way or another. Without the aid of food processing, we would not have the...