More opportunities for emerging grain farmers

2017-08-20 12:38

The Black Business Council will launch a project to support emerging grain farmers in the Eastern Cape.

Farmers fix local road

2016-08-22 14:34

Fed-up Dargle farmers took it upon themselves to fix their district road, claiming their pleas for help went unheard by the KZN Transport Department.

Agriculture's tough 2016 an opportunity for change

2016-01-12 15:00

The drought and other weather conditions should present an opportunity to create efficiency in the agriculture sector, says Standard Bank’s Head of Agribusiness SA, Nico Groenewald.

Greek farmers protest against tax hikes in bailout deal

2015-11-18 14:42

Thousands of Greek farmers have protested in Athens against tax hikes planned under the country's latest economic bailout.

Farmers fear R1,8 bln loss

2015-10-01 09:59

The cane growing industry is estimating a loss of R1,8 billion while some farmers may not be able to afford to replant after yet another drought.

'Institutionalised slavery' on farms?

2015-08-04 16:24

Fin24 user questions the concept of 'institutionalised slavery' in a modern age.

Angry French farmers blockade town

2015-07-20 15:15

Hundreds of angry French farmers have blocked access to the northern town of Caen, demanding a hike in milk and meat prices.

Give land to able people, farmers urge

2014-10-22 05:00

The government must ensure land is allocated to individuals who have the capacity to use it, the African Farmers' Association of SA says.

Mantashe: Farmers need funding to survive

2014-08-13 10:38

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says farmers need support programmes to succeed, and has urged commercial farmers to help groom emerging farmers.

Emerging farmers plead with Land Bank

2014-04-06 14:00

Emerging black farmers in Mpumalanga have called on the Land Bank to provide financial services to them as well and not just to commercial farmers.


SA's minimum wage could hurt small firms and rural workers

2017-04-28 09:20

With its raging unemployment and many low-paying jobs, South Africa faces a dilemma as it introduces a national minimum wage.

Farmers warned of R270 000 grant scam

2016-04-05 17:37

Drought affected farmers are being urged to be alert of a scammer promising them a grant of R270 000 from the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

A lifeline for farmers

2015-11-23 10:29

The provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has a R114 million drought lifeline for farmers.

Drought starts taking its toll on livestock farmers

2015-11-08 06:00

Only Mother Nature can save the day, but the national rainfall forecast is not looking good.

Impendle community first to start planting in KZN farm project

2015-09-30 11:30

The Nxamalala community in Impendle is set to benefit from a commercial farming project launched yesterday which is also aimed at inspiring rural youth to take up farming.

French farmers vow to step up protests

2015-07-22 13:48

French farmers have threatened to step up blockades of cities, roads and tourist sites as the government prepared to unveil emergency aid to help them.

Black farmers now active bidders at sale

2015-07-07 10:15

THE farmers’ turnout at the annual Bonsmara cattle auction sale on Friday, organised by the Up George cattle farm in Wasbank, exceeded expectations.

Farmers raise concerns on land reform

2014-08-13 13:00

Commercial farmers have raised questions and concerns about land reform with ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

Euro farmers feel Russian sanctions bite

2014-08-08 18:00

A wide array of small fresh food producers have felt the first impact from Moscow's tit for tat ban on their goods.

Dairy giant pleads guilty to food-safety violations

2014-03-13 16:04

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra pleads guilty to food-safety violations after botulism scare and faces a substantial fine.

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