Land debate a tactic to offset EFF and ANC radicals, says BMI Research

In its outlook for SA’s agriculture sector, BMI says the call for expropriation of land without compensation is also about catering to black voters in the 2019 ...

Tongaat Hulett cuts sugar to bosses

Company executives and senior managers get no bonuses after they fail to meet their performance targets for the past financial year

Brazilian judge orders local units of Monsanto to put royalties into escrow account

The royalties, worth an estimated $205m, to be held until pending patent litigation is finalised, are related to a genetically modified soy-seed technology

Smart farm renaissance possible

Report recommends that agricultural industry engages consumers

Avos, avos everywhere — and more on the way in SA

The world is avo mad for many reasons, which is good for SA farmers, a lot of which are switching crops to the avo due its farm-gate price rising 130% since ...

Stakes are high for Monsanto as it faces first US trial over cancer link

A Californian man dying of cancer is suing the US agrochemical company, claiming Roundup caused his disease

Tribunal sets conditions for Sea Harvest’s acquisition of Viking

The acquisition of Viking fishing comes ahead of the allocation of new fishing rights in 2020

Management of Karan Beef could seek PIC finance to buy family-owned company

The managers of the continent’s largest cattle feedlot is considering buying part or all of it from Ivor Karan

Communal livestock scheme aids rural sustainability

By holding mobile auctions close to where the cattle are raised, communal farmers can take advantage of lower costs

Oceana fishing rights threatened as Namibia draws the line on quotas

Bidvest Namibia could also lose its fishing rights after Windhoek's policy shift

Tongaat’s executive pay under scrutiny

The sugar producer’s shares have been hammered since reporting a 37.2% drop in headline earnings

Investec calls for Tongaat CEO to go

CEO Peter Staude must quit after appalling results, says report, as earnings fall 37.2% to R617m

Investec hatchet out for Tongaat CEO after 'appalling' results

CEO Peter Staude must quit after poor results, says report, as earnings fall 37.2% to R617m

Land Bank extends chairman’s tenure and announces staff changes

Arthur Moloto is to chair the bank for another three years; Dudu Hlatshwayo has been appointed deputy chairwoman

SA’s wine farmers feeling the pressure, says Vinpro

The industry has about 25% fewer producers than a decade ago

Eggs help Quantum leap back into profit

The poultry producer declares its first interim dividend, but is more cautious for second-half trading

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