South Africa

Allegations of collusion at fresh produce markets

The Competition Commission recently raided the offices of nine market agencies at the Johanne...

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SA’s Claire Reid wins Global Agripreneur of the Year award

A young South African agripreneur, Claire Reid, was recently awarded the prestigious Agripreneu...

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Excellent brandy grape harvest despite drought

While the drought in parts of the Western Cape had adversely affected crop production, it is ex...

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Controversial land ownership bill open for public comment

The Regulation of Agricultural Land Holdings Bill, published in the Government Gazette last wee...

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SA cannabis growers may require licence and permit

Due to cannabis being categorised as a narcotic drug, it has been proposed that prospective can...

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Parmalat SA wins at Agri Expo Qualité Awards

Parmalat received Dairy Product of the Year and four other prestigious Qualité awards at a rec...

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Edible oils’ cartel investigation to go ahead

Four of the five edible oils companies that are being investigated by the Competition Commissio...

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South Africa’s water-saving roadmap

In 1993, the UN General Assembly designated 22 March as World Water Day, and it has been celebr...

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The ARC’s 2017 grain production manuals now available

The Agricultural Research Council’s (ARC) 2017 winter and summer grain production manuals are...

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Red meat industry must control its own future

The red meat industry cannot leave its destiny to outside role players. This was according to g...

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Rainbow Chicken to sell 13 KZN farms

One of South Africa’s biggest chicken producers, RCL Foods Limited, formerly known as Rainbow...

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SA agriculture not investing in development – Prof Karaan

While South Africa’s agricultural sector had experienced spectacular successes over the past ...

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Allegations of collusion at fresh produce markets

The Competition Commission recently raided the offices of nine market agencies at the Johannes...