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Road closures in flood-ravaged KZN put strain on agriculture sector — Union

The export of produce and imports of agricultural goods have been significantly affected by the recent severe weather conditions in in KwaZulu-Natal, the KZN Agricultural ...

Since the Russia-Ukraine war started on  February 24,   global grain  and oilseed supplies have ...

Minister of agriculture Thoko Didiza on Wednesday revealed that her department had spent more than ...

Vital for SA to watch global crop market forecasts

Opinion

I typically use this column to focus on national and provincial agricultural economic matters. But we are part of the ...

Livestock farmers look abroad for better prices

AgriLIVE

Red meat producers will look to foreign markets to get the best price and most sustainable income for their products in ...

Emerging farmer loses 50ha of cattle feed to weekend fire

AgriLIVE

An emerging farmer has lost 50ha of cattle feed after a fire was allegedly started on her land in the North West.

Rain, heat could cause deadly disease outbreaks among livestock

AgriLIVE

Recent rainfall and the summer weather could lead to an outbreak of various animal diseases and parasites, with ...

Agri initiative sinking boreholes for Willowmore farmers

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Despite much-needed rain falling across most of the drought-stricken Eastern Cape, an agricultural organisation has ...

Heavy rains both blessing and curse for SA’s agricultural sector

AgriLIVE

A drive from Pretoria to the Eastern Cape in December always offers an opportunity to assess the country’s agricultural ...

Increase in exports sees agricultural sector perform well in 2021: Thoko Didiza

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Agriculture and land reform minister Thoko Didiza says the agricultural sector is ending the year on a positive note, ...

Agri-bursaries for two promising Kouga pupils

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While many believe the grass is greener on the other side, two Kouga pupils will have the opportunity to find out for ...

Agile regulatory system key to agricultural productivity

Opinion

Agricultural productivity growth — the increase in yield per unit (land/animal) — depends largely on technological ...

Higher food prices not the doing of domestic farmers

Opinion

In a year of large crop harvests following good rainfall, a few people probably thought consumer food price inflation ...

Communication of agriculture master plan vital

Opinion

Most of the national government’s agricultural policies and programmes depend on implementation by the provincial ...

Rising input costs to squeeze farmers’ profit margins in coming months

Opinion

The dominant message about SA’s agriculture in the past few months has been of a thriving sector, having grown by 13,4% ...

Many challenges in expanding SA agricultural exports into Africa

Opinion

SA’s agricultural sector is arguably one of the most vibrant on the continent.This has largely been occasioned by ...