Current mining and new prospects for mining could soon have a devastating effect on agricultural production as well as long-term food security implications for the country.
Real gross farming income is expected to increase strongly over the next two years, but the outlook for the rest of the coming decade is not so rosy. Denene Erasmus...
The El Niño weather pattern is returning to the Pacific Ocean.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) was forced into a humiliating back-down after publicly endorsing the ‘Meatless Monday’ concept.
Agri SA has requested that parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Labour carry out a regulatory impact assessment to determine the unintended consequences of amendments to labour legislation on job creation.
Those worried about South Africa’s eroding competiveness have cause for concern as agricultural imports are growing faster than exports.
Responses have been mixed to the news that the South African government has given commodity clearance allowing the import of maize grain from a newly developed herbicide-tolerant genetically modified maize...
Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Pieter Mulder has become the subject of much criticism after a parliamentary question revealed he spent nearly R500 000 on domestic and international...
Consumers can expect to pay between 12% and 15% more for their food in the coming months, but this does not translate to more money for the farmer.
Farms run by private companies are more profitable than any other type of ownership.
Theft has kept livestock numbers from climbing and the industry has been shrinking steadily over the past ten years.
There is currently no evidence to support TAU SA’s contention that white communities and farmers in SA are being subjected to genocide.