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SA’s agricultural exports robust in Q3, 2023

SA's agricultural exports amounted to US$3.9 billion in the third quarter of this year, up by 4% year on year (according to data from Trade Map).

South Africa's citrus exports remained flat during the 2023 season, missing an industry target as ...

When structuring growth-enhancing reforms, there is value in crafting a unifying overarching vision ...

Concerns and positive developments for food prices


We are emerging from a reasonably quiet week from a data perspective regarding the agricultural industry and food ...

Global and domestic wheat production dynamics and their implications for prices


We recently published an optimistic view about the 2023/24 global grains supplies outlook, drawing on from data from ...

Despite mild El Niño risk, SA farmers in better position


As SA’s 2022/23 summer crop season draws to a close, the focus is shifting towards the 2023/24 production season, which ...

Expected large global grain supplies will benefit consumers


This past week the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its monthly flagship report, the World Agricultural ...

Agri SA calls for army to be deployed on key routes to stop attacks on trucks


At least 21 trucks have been set alight in Mpumalanga, KZN and Limpopo in four days.

Food producers warn of higher prices as infrastructure crumbles


South African food producers, among the biggest on the continent, are spending hundreds of millions of rand mitigating ...

SA’s robust grains output supports slowing food inflation


SA had a challenging start to the 2022/2023 summer crop season.Excessive rains slowed the planting activity in various ...

Zimbabwe’s maize imports could rise markedly in the 2023/24 marketing year


From a maize supply perspective, SA is in a relatively strong position. According to recent estimates by the Crop ...

Export markets, good rainfall boost citrus farmers


Though rain across parts of the Eastern Cape’s citrus production area has caused slight delays in picking and shipping, ...

Agriculture holds potential for job creation


On Tuesday last week, we received encouraging data on jobs in agriculture.

Boost for sheep farmers with opening of R1.3m shearing shed

Weeken Post

The Eastern Cape government has invested R1.3m in a shearing shed in Mnquma local municipality’s Bongweni Village.

SA’s consumer food price inflation closer to the peak


The recently data released by Statistics Sa shows that consumer food price increases accelerated by 14.4% in March ...

Why global rice price increase should be temporary


In April 2022, rice from various origins, such as Thailand, Vietnam, India, and Pakistan, traded below $400 (R7,279) a ...