ARTICLES RELATING TO SENZENI ZOKWANA

SA white corn exceeds R5k, rising to record

2016-01-19 17:20

White-corn futures in South Africa have exceeded R5 000 a metric ton for the first time, climbing to the highest on record as the driest weather in over a century hurts production.

Zokwana to give update on drought relief and grain imports

2016-01-15 05:25

Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana is expected to meet with members of Grain SA, the National Agricultural Marketing Council of SA (NAMC), Transnet as well as Maize Trust to determine the country's level of readiness for importing grains.

SA maize prices scale new peaks as drought bites

2016-01-05 12:03

South African maize prices have maintained their record run into 2016, scaling historic highs amid growing drought concerns and rand weakness.

Drought continues to push up food prices

2015-11-24 15:41

Food prices are going up, and up due to the drought. This emerged when the Department of Agriculture presented a report to a parliamentary committee.

Boost for SA mussel pickers

2015-10-02 20:08

The mussel harvesting industry has been given a boost with Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana's announcement of extra rights.

Tiger Brands to buy more from small farmers

2015-08-07 15:12

SA’s biggest consumer foods maker Tiger brands has signed an agreement in which it agrees to buy certain crops from smallholders.

Minister open-minded on hemp farming

2015-05-13 20:00

It is unlikely that people will smoke hemp so government will do a rethink on hemp farming, says Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana.

Farmers deserve a thank you, not a murder - minister

2015-03-21 17:31

Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana has told rights group AfriForum during talks that farmers "deserve a thank you, not a murder”.

Progress in foot and mouth prevention - minister

2015-03-16 20:13

South Africa has made significant progress in maintaining the country's Foot and Mouth Disease-free status, Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana says.

SA, neighbours must fight foot and mouth disease

2015-01-13 22:00

Collaborating with neighbouring countries will help SA safeguard its foot and mouth disease-free zone status, says Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana.

 

SA may need to import 6 million tons of maize - minister

2016-01-15 19:21

The country could find itself needing to import between five and six million tons of maize as a drought continues to cripple the country, Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana says.

Davies: Deal cracked to keep SA in Agoa

2016-01-07 15:26

The salmonella issue has been resolved and the SA market is now open for 65 000 tonnes of US poultry imports, says Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies.

Forensics team to tackle fishing industry fronting - minister

2015-12-14 21:04

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will appoint a forensics team to combat 'fronting' in the fishing industry.

Major changes for producers of poultry meat

2015-10-04 13:04

The total brine injection allowed for whole poultry carcasses will be limited to a maximum of 10% compared to the maximum of 8% that was previously prescribed.

Identities of fishermen lost in trawler tragedy released

2015-10-02 16:03

The identities of the 12 fishermen who died after abandoning their trawler during a storm at the weekend have been released.

Shun Vavi and Jim, SACP members told

2015-07-08 19:03

SACP members should shun defectors such as Numsa's Irvin Jim and former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi and defend the tripartite alliance, SACP chairperson Senzeni Zokwana says.

SA farmers don't deserve to be murdered - minister

2015-03-22 08:48

Farmers deserve a thank you, not a murder, Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana told AfriForum during a meeting around safety of farmers and people in rural areas.

Foot and Mouth progress - Zokwana

2015-03-16 20:28

South Africa has made significant progress in maintaining the country's Foot and Mouth Disease-free status, Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana says.

Farm size limit a negotiating tactic, says minister

2015-03-04 14:17

The government's proposal to limit farm size is a "negotiating tactic" as it tries to redistribute land to black farmers, says Minister of Agriculture Senzeni Zokwana.

Use your garden to fight food prices - minister

2014-10-29 07:00

South Africans should plant food instead of lawns to combat hunger and fight rising food costs, says Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana.

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