Dawn sells GDW stake to slash debt

Maker of industrial, sanitaryware and kitchen products offloads 49% interest in Grohe Dawn Watertech to Japan’s Lixil Corporation

US families back Lesotho trout farm

CEO Hendrik Jordaan says Lesotho investment will help grow Sanlei into a formidable African trout producer and exporter

Avian flu hammering adds to poultry sector's woes

‘Obsessive and stringent’ biosecurity measures, including massive culling across SA and Zimbabwe, fail to halt the virus, writes Mark Allix

Deadly bird flu hits second Astral farm

The poultry producer calls for swift action from the government in approving the use of vaccines for poultry-breeding stock

Tribunal says it needs more information on maize seed market for Dow merger

The Competition Tribunal says the Commission must consult further with interested parties on the proposed DowDuPont, Dow Chemical and EI DuPont merger

Possibilities of collusion concern commission in proposed milling deal

Approval of VKB Milling’s takeover of Progress milling is conditional on the merged entity not sharing sensitive information with other market ...

DG’s suspension comes at inopportune time, laments AgriSA

The farming body is concerned about the effect of Mike Mlengana’s suspension as the industry battles drought and bird flu

Fears of huge production losses as bird flu spreads

Stakeholders in the poultry sector fear that the deadly bird flucould affect more chicken farmers in the coming weeks

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 ...

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