Farmers determined to fight against shale gas

2019-05-20 21:51

The Supreme Court of Appeal has heard arguments by Agri Eastern Cape, regarding the legality of technical regulations for fracking previously promulgated by the Minister of Mineral Resources.

IQOS qualifies for sale in US

2019-05-16 18:14

The FDA confirmed that IQOS, Philip Morris International's electrically heated tobacco system, is appropriate for the protection of public health and has authorised it for sale in the US.

Canned fish, catch rates go swimmingly for Oceana interim performance

2019-05-11 12:14

Oceana is pleased with its unaudited interim results, with group revenue up 3% to R3.557bn, and the dividend declared up 10% at R1.23 per share.

WATCH: French Game of Thrones fan makes "Dornish" wine

2019-05-08 11:19

Thibault Bardet HAS studied maps of the fantasy land and tried to imagine what sort of wine its climate might produce.

SA wine harvest hits record low

2019-05-06 17:01

The SA wine grape harvest has hit a record low, largely due to the preceding drought and fluctuating weather conditions during the season, says Vinpro.

WATCH: Elixinol Global to buy into pet cannabis company

2019-04-24 22:15

Cannabis stock Elixinol Global will acquire 25% of Altmed Pets, trading as Pet Releaf, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Colorado-based Elixinol.

WATCH: Hungary home to 'world's most expensive wine'

2019-04-18 18:37

A Hungarian winemaker in Tokaj, a region known for its golden dessert wine, is selling a vintage for a steep $40 000 a bottle.

Don't panic, bacon lovers - experts on swine fever outbreak

2019-04-11 21:19

The farm where an outbreak of African Swine Fever has been reported in North West Province, near Zeerust, has been quarantined, says the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

Wandile Sihlobo: How the cannabis market might give SA a boost

2019-04-10 18:40

In China - a grower of nearly half the world’s legal hemp - the sales of textile fibre made from the plant’s stalk - totalled US$1.2bn in 2017, says Wandile Sihlobo.

SA Cheese Festival celebrates 18 years

2019-04-09 18:20

The South African Cheese Festival celebrates its 18th anniversary this year from April 26 to 28, 2019.


WATCH: Bayer stock continues rout after $2bn award in Roundup trial

2019-05-18 12:36

Shares in Bayer have fallen as much as 5% after a jury awarded more than $2bn to a California couple in the largest US jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer.

WATCH: Jury orders Monsanto to pay $2bn to couple

2019-05-14 10:01

A jury has ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay a combined $2.055bn to a couple claiming that the company's popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancer.

Certainty about land, water needed for agri investment confidence - Kaap Agri

2019-05-10 13:38

Certainty about land reform and water regulations is needed to build investor confidence in the agricultural sector, JSE-listed Kaap Agri CEO Sean Walsh said after the company released its interim financial results for the six months ended March 30.

Elephant-rich African nations demand right to resume Ivory sales

2019-05-07 20:56

Five southern African nations that are home to most of the world’s elephants demanded the right to sell ivory, arguing that people who live alongside the animals must be allowed to benefit from them.

Wandile Sihlobo: What agribusiness can do for SA's economy

2019-05-03 06:00

The value of the agricultural sector has grown by almost 46%, from R50.5bn to R74.2bn, since 1996, says Wandile Sihlobo.

Grabouw agriculture celebrates strong ties to Japan

2019-04-22 17:23

The agricultural sector in Grabouw in the Western Cape has a constantly growing relationship with Japan.

Zeder maintains earnings and dividends in tough trading conditions

2019-04-16 14:53

JSE-listed Zeder, with its focus on the agri, food and beverage sectors, has delivered comparable recurring earnings for the financial year.

SA still among top chicken producers for cost, efficiency - report

2019-04-10 20:56

SA remains an efficient chicken producer in the global context and has consistently produced chicken more cheaply than European Union countries, research shows.

Cuba's worker bees boost thriving honey business

2019-04-10 10:37

In the floral valleys of Cuba's Matanzas province, old fashioned farming means bees can swarm without the threat of pesticides that have decimated populations across the world.

Industry body, BAT-SA deny claims tobacco manufacturer owes SARS R143m

2019-04-07 18:04

Allegations that BAT-SA owes SARS R143m are 'totally inaccurate', Francois van der Merwe, chair of industry body the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa, has said.

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