SA's agricultural industry has welcomed the close to R4bn the government will plough into the sector to benefit black commercial farmers.

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced during the state of the nation address (Sona) on Thursday that over the medium term budget period, R3.9bn has been allocated to the Land Bank to support the farmers. (

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