Little risk to Zeder portfolio from land reform - CEO

2018-10-09 19:58

Although the land issue in SA is "top of mind and slightly concerning for all parties", Zeder's CEO sees a minimal risk to its current investments.

As Trump settles scores with China, American farmers pick up tab

2018-10-04 22:30

While the new US-Canada-Mexico trade deal brought some signs of relief to American farmers, most of the heartland economy is still suffering from the blow of Donald Trump’s trade war with China.

Meet the men marijuana made into millionaires and billionaires

2018-09-20 07:28

Pot is starting to pay off, as a surge in the share prices of cannabis companies has made millionaires, and even billionaires, out of investors.

Witlof grower announces its red counterpart

2018-09-10 18:58

While Witlof can be enjoyed raw in salads and as 'spoons' for drips, as well as cooked in soups, Rooilof is best used in salads or as a garnish.

Tomato grower takes on Monsanto over weedkiller

2018-08-26 16:03

A tomato farmer has joined thousands of people who are taking legal action against Monsanto for failing to warn users about the risks of using glyphosate.

China culls thousands of pigs as African swine fever spreads

2018-08-22 12:31

More than 14 500 pigs have been culled in an eastern Chinese city, as the world's largest pork producer scrambles to contain an outbreak of African swine fever.

Overhex drives digital innovation with new wine range

2018-08-09 17:49

Overhex Wines International of Worcester has taken digital innovation in the local wine industry to the next level with the launch of its new Mensa wine range.

Vegan wine produced in Swartland

2018-07-12 19:15

The wine industry can expect the demand for wines free from animal-based products to increase as veganism becomes one of the fastest-growing consumer trends globally.

WATCH: Avocado as good as gold for SA farmers

2018-06-21 20:47

South Africa is experimenting with ways to extend its avocado season, as the internationally popular fruit boosts the local economy.

Sea Harvest makes progress with Viking Fishing Group acquisition

2018-06-13 17:12

A consortium of black-owned companies led by the Sea Harvest Group has confirmed the terms of its transaction to acquire the fishing business of Viking Fishing Holdings.


SA Cheese Festival crowned Winelands festival of the year

2018-10-09 13:45

The South African Cheese Festival has been honoured as Festival of the Year by the Cape Winelands District Municipality.

Why Ramaphosa's land reform panel has difficult task - economist

2018-09-24 10:47

The advisory panel appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to support the Inter-ministerial Committee on Land Reform has a difficult task, says an agricultural economist.

Philippine farmers risk death to save crops from killer typhoon

2018-09-17 10:30

As Typhoon Manghkut hurtled toward the Philippines, those in its firing line had a stark choice: stay or flee. Many chose to remain in order to protect their most precious possessions - their food and livestock.

SA land prices drop 32% on land reform change, drought

2018-09-10 17:08

Farm prices have plunged by a third since the ruling party decided to seek a change to the Constitution to make it easier to expropriate land without compensation.

France toasts 25% wine production jump

2018-08-26 12:25

French wine production is set to leap 25% this year in welcome news for vineyards after a disastrous cold snap in 2017, says the government.

Kenyan farmers toast growing European demand for avocados

2018-08-15 12:14

It may be loved and derided as the go-to millennial brunch, but avocado toast is proving a boon for Kenyan farmers as they cash in on the seemingly ever-growing enthusiasm.

Black and white Zimbabwe farmers try to bridge a sharp divide

2018-07-30 06:01

Two years ago, a black Zimbabwean farmer saw a white farmer thrown off land by a violent mob. Now the two work together.

French discover new pleasure... adult comics about wine

2018-06-30 12:09

It is no secret that the French love wine. But they are also the world's second biggest consumers of graphic novels after the Japanese.

Buyout said to value Africa's largest feedlot at R6bn

2018-06-18 15:50

Africa’s largest cattle feedlot is considering a management buyout that will value the company based south of Johannesburg at about R6bn.

Tongaat Hulett whacked by strong rand and low sugar prices

2018-05-30 12:53

Tongaat Hulett recorded a 16.1% decrease in operating profits and a 37.2% decrease in headline earnings.

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