March 14, 2019

Hi-tech will reap harvest for SA farming

In the National Development Plan (NDP), South Africa aims to increase exports within the agriculture sector. The NDP further reflects that agriculture as a sector has contributed positively to export-driven growth mainly in the Southern African […]
December 13, 2018

What can we expect from the South African Sugar Industry?

The survival and sustainability of the labour-intensive sugar industry is under severe threat owing to the flood of sugar imports and the resultant inability by industry bodies to recover costs, according to South African Sugar Association […]
January 5, 2018

Black winemakers to benefit from new agro-processing incentive

Small businesses in the agro-processing sector have until 31 January 2018 to apply for financial support from the dti’s Agro-Processing Support Scheme (APSS), for the current application window.
August 8, 2017

40 000 jobs cut in SA agriculture.

After cutting 44 000 jobs in the first quarter of 2017, South Africa’s agricultural sector saw a further 40 000 jobs lost in the second quarter – putting the total labour force at 835 000 jobs. […]