Meat sector braces for cancer risk verdict

2015-10-25 19:31

As international health experts prepare to publish a report on potential cancer risks to meat, industry groups are bracing for a damaging blow to consumer confidence.

Zimbabwe farmers fear winter of hunger

2015-07-22 13:04

Thousands of farmers in Zimbabwe fear they will be going hungry this winter after abandoning traditional staples like maize, sorghum and groundnuts for tobacco.

US farmers set to get huge government payouts

2014-11-20 09:08

US farmers are about to reap a bumper harvest not just in corn and soybeans but also in new subsidies that could soar to $10bn.

Mass agriculture job losses worries DA

2014-08-04 18:33

The DA wants the government to act urgently to stem what it has termed a 'jobs haemorrhage' in the agriculture sector.

Agricutural sector must profit: Motlanthe

2013-02-12 16:25

The government has an interest in ensuring the agricultural sector is profitable, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.

'Mining, agriculture can create jobs'

2011-05-02 16:24

Agriculture and mining have the potential of creating many jobs, says finance minister Pravin Gordhan.


Decent environment = healthy society, says Fin24 user

2015-08-26 17:31

A Fin24 user believes that the issue of a country’s wellbeing and that of its citizens revolves around environmental issues.

Johann Rupert: Honesty in government under attack

2015-02-03 13:35

Rembrandt Group head Johann Rupert says the private sector and civil society need to work with government in solving its economic problems.

Govt 'not seeking Zim-type' land situation

2014-08-21 09:09

Farmers concerned about reforms must realise that government does not want a land situation similar to that of Zimbabwe, says Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana.

N West sees rise in agricultural jobs

2013-02-25 16:47

A total of 1 502 jobs have been created in the North West agricultural sector, the provincial government says.

Cash crisis affects EU farm policy reform

2013-01-21 15:56

EU politicians will scale back on reforms to the farm subsidy system as they seek to mollify powerful farmers' lobbies who are angry at subsidy cuts forced on them.

Mulder: SA could lose agriculture spot

2010-10-11 13:45

Deputy Agriculture Minister Pieter Mulder says SA could lose its leading position in agriculture on the continent if government "makes mistakes with regard to agriculture".

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