March 18, 2019

South Africa could have a good winter crop harvest in 2019/20 season

In about a month’s time from now, South African farmers will start preparing soils for winter crops plantings in the Western Cape, as the 2019/20 production season approaches. Meanwhile, other winter crop growing areas such as […]
October 23, 2018
Pakhouse Sugar beans

Sugar beans: A good harvest against the odds

Shadrack Mbele has been getting good returns from sugar bean since first planting it in 2014. Sabrina Dean visited him in the eastern Free State to find out more about his production techniques, and how he […]
September 4, 2018

RSA table grapes to bounce back

SATI says the drought in the Western Cape has largely been broken, giving rise to expectations of record export shipments. There are hopes that South Africa will resume its era of table grape growth during the […]
September 4, 2018

Women at the forefront of sugarcane production in rural communities

South Africa’s R12bn sugar industry ranks in the top 15 out of approximately 120 sugar producing countries worldwide; making it an industry which is making a positive difference in the lives of many by employing 85,000 […]