BEE fishing rights for new entrants put on ice

Commercial fishing companies granted allocation interdict

18 days ago
Crookes looks beyond sugar

Company to reap rewards from agribusiness diversification strategy

1 month ago
Crookes Brothers interim net profit leaps 165% on drought-related price rises

Sugar cane and banana price rises due to drought-related undersupply pushed interim net profit 165% higher to R70m at KwaZulu-Natal group Crookes Brothers

1 month ago
Winter cereal production estimates increase despite late planting

The increase comes despite late seasonal winter rains, which have delayed planting in the Western Cape, which accounts for about 50% of SA’s wheat production

2 months ago
Farmers expect to plant more than a third more maize than in 2015

The recent rains in the country should benefit planting, one trader says, who expects planting to return to pre-drought levels

2 months ago
Weather, crop yield and exchange rate uncertainty hurts tractor sales

Farmers’ caution about agricultural equipment purchases — and banks’ conservative approach to funding them — is ‘likely to continue in the short term’

2 months ago