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Volatile rand to continue putting pressure on agri prices

Exchange rate fluctuations will continue to influence commodity prices in 2017 and could create...

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DA report card: minister of agriculture receives ‘F’

The minister of agriculture, Senzeni Zokwana, has been rated as one of the worst performing gov...

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New blight-resistant potato for the UK

British scientists have developed a genetically modified potato that is resistant to blight, ac...

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Senwes announces positive interim results

The company delivered a profit after tax of R91 million compared to the profit after tax of R10...

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SA agriculture sector remains in recession

Recent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data points to a negative growth of a seasonally adjusted a...

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AgriProtein secures R242 million to fund expansion

A cost-effective alternative for fishmeal, high-protein feed made from fly larvae, may soon be ...

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World Soil Day: conserve this precious resource

Let us not treat soil like dirt on World Soil Day (WSD), as well as into the future. Soil is on...

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Make Africa the breadbasket of the world – Zokwana

South Africa’s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, called on al...

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Agriculture offers great opportunities for Africa

According to Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, agriculture in Africa...

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Mohair demand subdued at season’s second last sale

The second last sale of the 2016 winter mohair season consisted of a larger than usual offering...

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Gauteng launches new agri-park

The West Rand Agri-park represents a major development for local smallholder farmers who will n...

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Cotton production to resume in Tanzania

Tanzania wants to revive cotton production to stimulate economic growth in regions that once cu...

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Volatile rand to continue putting pressure on agri prices

Exchange rate fluctuations will continue to influence commodity prices in 2017 and could create ...