May 13, 2019
pakhouse-agri-processing of oilseeds

Agro-processing of oilseeds

Faced with current economic realities, farmers worldwide are investigating new ways of surviving, as well as expanding their business. One of the many opportunities to grow markets, turnover and profits, is by adding value to farm […]
May 13, 2019

SA agriculture sector coping with challenges

South Africa’s agricultural sector remains resilient, but needs to learn how to cope with challenges such as drought and policy uncertainty, First National Bank (FNB) senior agricultural economist Paul Makube said on Monday. “However, the industry […]
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 14, 2018

South Africa aiming for self-sufficiency in oilseeds

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA — South Africa produced a record oilseed crop of 2.5 million tonnes in 2017-18 and is projecting an output of 2.6 million tonnes next year, continuing an upward trend that began a decade […]