No decision yet on bird flu vaccination - Zokwana

2017-10-18 07:30

The Minister of Agriculture says state veterinarians are still assessing whether SA chickens should be vaccinated amid the country's worst ever bird flu outbreak.

Put controversial land bill on hold, urges union

2017-05-18 11:28

Trade union Solidarity recommends that the controversial Agricultural Land Holdings Bill be put on hold until a more rigorous analysis has been conducted and subjected to public scrutiny.

Drought has had ‘devastating impact on agriculture sector’ - Treasury

2017-02-22 14:09

The nationwide drought has had a devastating effect on the agriculture sector and its value chain, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has said in his 2017 Budget Speech.

Pioneer sets its sights on the JSE Top40

2017-02-06 15:07

Pioneer Foods has emerged as one of the largest food producers in South Africa and boasts some of the top brands in the country.

Why your thoughts on a zero-sum game matter

2016-12-08 10:49

If a given cultural trait encourages a certain way of understanding how the world works, then it follows that it also determines economic decision-making.

Court rules govt must hike wheat tariff

2016-08-18 18:52

The government has been ordered to increase the tariff on wheat imports by 30%, a measure that should have been implemented weeks ago, says Grain SA.

MAP: More than 19 000 farms in SA for sale

2016-06-07 07:51

The number of farms for sale in South Africa has jumped by 45% in the last 15 months, recent property data shows.

US is optimistic SA will meet Obama's Agoa deadline

2016-02-03 07:15

The US is optimistic that SA will retain preferential access for its farming goods to the world’s biggest market after the middle of March, says a representative.

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.


Agri Kaap lists on JSE

2017-06-26 12:26

Agricultural retailer and trader Kaap Agri has become the seventh company to list on the JSE in 2017.

Organised agriculture must take the lead

2017-02-28 08:01

With the power struggle in the ANC consuming the party, it's up to organised agriculture to safeguard our food security and rural stability, writes Max du Preez.

Let it rain

2017-02-07 15:09

With a stronger rand and the worst of the recent drought seemingly over, food producers might be a worthwhile addition to a share portfolio.

Agriculture will carry economy

2017-01-08 07:44

Grains will lead the recovery in agriculture. Overall, the area planted for grains is estimated at 15% more than the previous year

Avocados to US, nuts to China a boost for SA

2016-10-12 17:58

US consumers may soon see South African avocados on their supermarket shelves as growers from the country look for new markets to sustain export growth momentum.

Sub-SaAfrica Agriculture to rise 2.6% yearly through 2025

2016-07-04 12:39

Sub-Saharan Africa’s agricultural output may rise 2.6% annually through 2025, boosted by productivity improvements.

WATCH: Fuel costs take a bite into fruit and veg trade

Wednesday brought an increase in fuel costs, which means freighting South African fresh produce will cost farmers more. How will it impact you?

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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.

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