August 16, 2019
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Local crop market trends: Maize, Wheat, Soya bean

Local maize prices traded positively this week, wheat prices are expected to trade sideways for the next month and the domestic cotton prices decreased. Maize market trends Local maize market South African maize prices traded positively […]
August 6, 2019

Latest crop estimates: summer grain up, soya bean down

The Crop Estimates Committee’s (CEC) sixth report for South Africa’s 2018/2019 summer season grain and oilseed production is a mixed bag, with maize and sunflower seed figures rising, and those of soya bean and sorghum decreasing. […]
August 29, 2018

South African wheat imports under threat

The ongoing heatwaves in Russia, Australia and the EU are bound to negatively affect wheat production in those countries. This will inevitably have a negative impact on South Africa’s imports of wheat and meslin products, according […]
July 23, 2018

Recent rain will have ‘minimal effect’ on maize harvest

Farmers do not appear to be overly concerned about the impact of recent winter rain where the maize harvest is still underway in the summer cropping area. Anton Botha, a member of the rain SA executive […]