Corporate and Commercial Farming
Matatiele Grain Company Smallholder farmers become successful competitors within the agribusiness sector
The Matatiele Grain Company (Pty) Ltd (MGC/ GRAINCO) is a black commercial farmer-owned company. The business is a private company, which was registered in 2014 (Reg. Nr
24 Jan 2019
More support for North West female farmers MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development in the North West Province
MEC for Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development in the North West Province Ms. Manketsi Tlhape has encouraged female farmers to take a lead in the sustainable development
01 Oct 2018
Conversations that count Agriculture House is committed to practical, inclusive solutions for emerging farmers
The land reform and redistribution conversations happening in South Africa are critical to establishing a workable solution to an emotive issue. The current noise resonates around
17 Sep 2018 - N. J.
Diversity is South Africa’s strength Branding South African agriculture for tourism
The National Agricultural Marketing Council has a project that will be launched this year where they want to get agricultural role players to financially support their endeavors
16 Aug 2018
A failing system South Africa needs to reverse corporate capture of agricultural policy
South Africans are embroiled in heated debates about the expropriation of agricultural land. But very little space is being devoted to how the country’s scarce arable land
16 Aug 2018
Wait and see IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index declines in Q2, 2018
Subsequent to an uptick to 58 index points in the first quarter of this year, the Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index declined to 54 in the second quarter. With the results
02 Aug 2018
Making headway against headwinds Securing competitive advantage and advancing investment opportunities in agriculture
South African agriculture still offers many investment opportunities despite headwinds caused by drought in parts of the country and policy uncertainty. A shock 2.2% GDP decline
02 Aug 2018
FROM BASKET CASE TO BREADBASKET Eastern Cape agriculture is on the rise
Agricultural vibrancy is not commonly associated with the Eastern Cape province. On the contrary, it has for many years been characterised by an underperforming combination of a
31 Jan 2018
Filling a void in the wool market Introducing the JSE Merino
The JSE has made pioneering forays in the market through listing a range of commodity derivatives, the latest being a cash-settled merino wool futures contract. This is yet
31 Oct 2017
AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT Challenge and reward
If we are to succeed in our endeavours to create a ‘united and prosperous sector’, two things are necessary: the one is that we have a clear picture of what we are
30 Jul 2014
Strategic planning Analysing grain futures will need some careful thought
The year began with trends discernible from both sector activities in the world’s largest economy as well as recent challenges reported this year for South African farmers on the issue of water security
05 Jun 2013 - G. B.
Developing the rural farmer Another story of Grain SA's successful plans to assist the developing farmer
Joseph Mbaba comes from a farming family which was based in Springbokpan in North West prov- ince. His father was a farmer and he farmed mainly on communal lands
30 May 2013 - J. M.
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