January 15, 2019

Don’t underestimate agri contribution to SA economy

Sekhoto-Iga, who also heads up the youth wing of the African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (Afasa), participated in a live TV discussion on SABC2’s flagship show, Morning Live. “The negativity (around farming) really comes from the results […]
September 11, 2017

Good performance in SA tractor sales ahead of the planting season.

The sustained good performance in the domestic currency over the past few months, coupled with a large domestic grain and oilseed harvest boosted tractor sales in August 2017. Although grain and oilseed prices remain depressed, the […]
August 21, 2017

Dam levels show slight improvement.

The recent update for the week ending 14 August 2017 shows that Western Cape province’s dams averaged 30%, which is a 2% improvement from last week, but 28% below the same period last year. Fortunately, the […]
August 18, 2017

Farmers need a smart strategy for profit.

WHITE MAIZE PRICES EXPERIENCED THE BIGGEST DECLINE OF ALL GRAINS AND COULD REMAIN UNDER PRESSURE DUE TO WEAK DEMAND. While the discussion in SA’s agricultural sector has been dominated by the record grain harvest, it has […]