South Africa

Intermediary programmes can be helpful for emerging farmers

The Land Bank has urged emerging farmers to make use of its financial services intermediary par...

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Tractor, harvester sales down

An agricultural economist has described national agricultural machinery sales for December 2016...

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DAFF lifts pork export ban on Brazil

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has lifted the export ban on the S...

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SA celebrates first National Rooibos day

Clanwilliam, referred to by some locals as the ‘Rooibos Capital of the World’, will host So...

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Good prices at opening wool sale

The first South African wool sale of 2017 year got off to a promising start, according to Cape ...

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Transparency in water quality reports

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has requested the re-release of reports that investig...

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Possible inflation relief for lower-income groups in 2017

An alleviation of drought conditions could slow down food price inflation, bringing relief to l...

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Free State farmers still affected by drought conditions

Some parts of the southern Free State remain desperately dry, according to a Free State Agricul...

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High yields expected in summer grain production region

The rain that occurred over South Africa’s summer grain region has improved production condit...

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Fishing company interdicts DAFF on inshore trawl permits

An interdict reportedly granted by the Western Cape High Court has temporarily prevented the De...

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Arson suspected in Drakenstein fires

Farmers in the Western Cape municipality believe the fires that have hit the area over the past...

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Outlook: Uncertainty about potato production in 2017

The past two years were likely to be remembered as some of the most challenging times for South...

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Intermediary programmes can be helpful for emerging farmers

The Land Bank has urged emerging farmers to make use of its financial services intermediary part...