We should avoid radical rhetoric and policies on land - AgriSA

2017-11-01 14:46

AgriSA believes progress is being made in the land reform debate and that the country should steer away from radical rhetoric and policies.

Illicit ciggies smoke out tobacco farmers

2017-09-24 06:00

Workers in Mpumalanga and Limpopo are losing jobs as fewer hectares are being cultivated.

South African to lead World Farmers' Organisation

2017-06-13 17:41

Dr Theo de Jager, a past deputy president of Agri SA, has been elected president of the World Farmers' Organisation.

The drought isn't over: Farmers in urgent need of aid

2016-12-19 13:35

Agri SA is making a desperate plea to the private sector and government for funds to help farmers who are still in the grip of the worst drought this decade.

Declare drought a national disaster - AgriSA

2016-01-07 16:29

AgriSA has called for the drought to be declared a national disaster, as commercial and emerging farmers watch the devastation unfold around them.

Eskom power cuts hit agriculture

2014-12-09 16:18

Agriculture, with a large component of seasonal workers, is suffering from inadequate electricity supply and load shedding.

AgriSA: Farmers prefer private security to Saps

2014-09-16 19:32

Farmers prefer using private security services because of their low level of trust in the SA Police Service, AgriSA has said.

Plan to share farms with workers on track

2014-06-22 07:36

Farmers, farm workers and trade unions, have until next year to respond to a policy proposals that could see farmers handing over 50% of their land to their workers.

IEC holds talks with farmer unions

2014-01-22 13:21

The IEC has held talks with farmer unions to ensure farm workers are able to register and vote in the 2014 elections.

AgriSA lauds Mandela's conciliatory attitude

2013-12-06 11:59

Former president Nelson Mandela's zeal for a free society and equal opportunities for all made him a highly respected global leader, AgriSA says.


Farm murders: South Africans urged to observe 'Black Monday'

2017-10-26 17:08

AfriForum and AgriSA have joined the call for South Africans to wear black on Monday next week to commemorate the lives of those killed in farm attacks.

Majority of SA farmers are not racists – Mbalula

2017-09-20 19:16

The majority of farmers in South Africa are not racist and should continue to do their work without fear, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says.

Farmers want probe into 'missing' drought-relief billions

2017-06-02 12:28

South African farmers have called for an investigation into how R2.5bn of government funds earmarked for drought relief was spent.

At least R20bn will be needed to import maize - Grain SA

2016-01-15 18:00

South Africa will need at least R20bn to import the 5 to 6 million tons of maize needed to mitigate the effects that the drought has had on crop production in the country, says Grain SA.

Business, agriculture concerned about Agoa negotiations

2016-01-06 17:30

The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry and AgriSA explain why the "impasse in negotiations" between SA and the US on Agoa is of such great concern.

Over R500m worth of stock stolen - AgriSA

2014-09-16 21:38

About R516m worth of animals have been stolen on farms so far this year, AgriSA says.

Farmers prefer private security to SAPS

2014-09-16 18:22

Farmers prefer using private security services because of their low level of trust in the SA Police Service, according to AgriSA.

SA farmers in Congo 'not desperate'

2014-03-05 14:23

The Congo Farmers Association says the farmers who lease land at a farming project in Malolo are not in such a desperate situation that they cannot return to SA.

What will challenge SA agriculture in 2014

2014-01-05 12:37

Stakeholders in the agriculture industry should remain calm in the face of emotionally charged debates about land, warns an expert.

Citrus ban a ploy by EU farmers: AgriSA

2013-11-29 17:22

AgriSA says the European Union's ban on local citrus imports is an artificial trade barrier imposed at the behest of European farmers fighting for a bigger market share.

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