Renishaw leg-up for Crookes

Agribusiness conglomerate harnesses suboptimal agricultural land for redevelopment as lifestyle estate

Agri SA does not support the government’s view on fracking

Farmers need more assurance that shale-gas drilling is safe, and where the water used will come from, as exploration licences loom

Kaap Agri sees good demand at listing

Farming community retailer Kaap Agri enjoyed a strong debut on the JSE on Monday. The company — where PSG aligned Zeder Investments and Dipeo Capital are major ...

Listing will propel Kaap Agri expansion

Company, which debuts on JSE on Monday, says in a pre-listing statement it will have access to capital to grow organically and through acquisitions

Listing on new exchange lifts TWK

Undervalued agricultural co-op hopes the transition to a regulated exchange will boost liquidity and unlock value for shareholders

Kaap Agri to list on the JSE later in June

The agricultural retail trade company regards the listing as a platform to raise funds to grow both organically and by way of acquisitions

Canola, invented by scientists, is Canada’s agricultural success story

Canada will sow 9-million hectares of canola this year and demand for its oil is forecast to grow another 51% by 2021, the most of any edible oil

Crookes diversifies to sidestep currency volatility and drought

Supply constraints following severe drought conditions resulted in higher prices for sugar cane and bananas, which led to these businesses contributing greatly ...

Tongaat finds sweet spot in Zimbabwe

Operating profit in Zimbabwe increases considerably to R504m from R9m in the year-earlier period

Farmers fail to reap maize crop reward

Most farmers will still be unable to compete with international producers mainly due to lower yields, says economist

Record maize harvest will be more than 100% higher than in 2016

The expected crop has already led to a significant decrease in grain prices in anticipation of the harvest

Ernie Els Wines buys its neighbour, Stellenzicht

The purchase significantly increases the size of the estate which currently makes 100,000 cases a year with its biggest export markets being the US and Germany

BUSINESS DAY TV: General willingness and goodwill to transform agriculture

AFGRI CEO Chris Venter talks all-things agriculture as the sector descends on Bothaville for the Nampo Harvest Day Agricultural Trade Exhibition

Farmers doing better, but El Niño may return

Economist warns the Western Cape remains a big source of concern

US weather may have final say despite bumper maize harvest in SA

As a dominant producer, the size of the US’s harvest affects world prices

Egg prices to rise sharply due to drought-induced shortage

Many small farmers have gone bankrupt due to the drought pushing feed prices up leading to an egg shortage

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