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Government to start issuing permits for hemp production in October

Agriculture, land reform and rural development minister Thoko Didiza says her department will start issuing permits for production of hemp in October this year.

The local mohair market seems to be stabilising after smashing one record after the other in the ...

Months of lockdown dealt agricultural small businesses and emerging farmers a huge blow, and their ...

International demand boosts mohair to record prices

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The SA mohair market reached record high selling prices at the second auction of 2021, as demand for the noble fibre ...

Farmworker union welcomes increase in minimum wage

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The union representing farm workers in SA has welcomed the new minimum wage announced by government and rejected ...

'Help young farmers buy the land': Mboweni splits social media with land lease calls

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Finance minister Tito Mboweni split social media in half over the weekend when he called for young people to be given ...

Finance a crucial factor in the drive to create black commercial farmers

Opinion

SA can learn from programmes that have succeeded to grow this underrepresented sector

Commercialisation of black farmers can help SA grow

Opinion

Government policy orientation needs to change from land governance to farmer support programmes

New appetite for cannabis economy in stark contrast to SA's earlier stance

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SA is moving ahead with plans to grow the cannabis economy, with the Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill, set to be ...

Nearly 500 sheep farmers receive rams for Christmas

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  Some 470 budding sheep farmers in the OR Tambo district received an early Christmas present in the form of ...

Small-scale farmers urged to apply for aid windfall

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Meth said on Thursday that the money had been allocated by agriculture minister Thoko Didiza through the Presidential ...

Cold Limpopo winter hits potato prices

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Already hard-pressed consumers are feeling the pinch as the price of potatoes has drastically gone up — sometimes up ...

New records will be set as Western Cape forecasts massive grain crop

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The Western Cape is expecting one of the biggest winter grain, barley and canola harvests in recent history, ...

'I've seen the stock theft figures, it's hell' - Bheki Cele tells farmers

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Police minister Bheki Cele wants better auditing of livestock and has vowed to crack the whip on crooked cops during a ...

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