Confidence in agricultural sector improves in first quarter

Survey conducted by Agricultural Business Chamber and Industrial Development Corporation paints an encouraging picture of the sector

22 days ago
Higher grain harvests to aid food makers

A bumper maize harvest will help ease pressure on food producers battling rising cost pressures

23 days ago
Maize planting area grows more than a third after last season’s drought

The expected commercial maize crop is almost 79% more than the 7.778-million tonnes of the drought-stricken 2016 season

28 days ago
Higher excise duties another blow to embattled wine farmers

Producer body says the industry will find it difficult to absorb the increase in excise duties on wine and brandy announced in the 2017-18 budget

1 month ago
Kaap Agri keen to list on JSE

No date yet, but the board of directors has instructed management to go ahead with the listing

1 month ago
Chicken firm investigated for collusion

The US’s largest producer confirms pricing under scrutiny

1 month ago