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A future without fear Using financial instruments to hedge risk
Farming is a proverbially uncertain business, with nature an unpredictable quantity that is sometimes friend, sometimes foe. However, although nobody can predict the future, with
05 Apr 2018
Market bounces back A snapshot of the agricultural sector and its recovery from the drought
South Africa’s (SA) agriculture is divided into three main commodity sectors. Livestock accounts for 47% of the country’s gross producer value (GPV), followed by
14 Sep 2017
Improving agricultural yield through better science Agricultural Research Council (ARC): Improving agricultural yield through better science
What is the role of the Agricultural Research Council? The Agriculture Research Council (ARC) is a national public entity established under the Agricultural Research Act. Its
22 Aug 2016
Contributing to the improvement of agriculture Cultivars ideally suited for multiple crop production
Monsanto has launched 10 new maize cultivars – two white and eight yellow – with high yield potential for the 2016/17 planting season. The launch was at Rietgat, the
07 Jul 2016
MAIZE UPDATE ON MAIZE CROP
A group of Executives and Grain SA staff members took an aerial survey of the North West Free State and the North West Province early this morning (12 Feb). "The summer grains
19 Feb 2015
MAIZE Location differentials for maize announced 25 March 2014
Grain SA took note of the announcement by the JSE on 25 March 2014 regarding the location differentials for maize.
09 Apr 2014
Mining versus agriculture These two industries in Mpumalanga are at war
Mining and agriculture, two major economic contributors in Mpumalanga are fighting for their right to remain in position, even though both impact negatively on the other's function in terms of how each use land
28 May 2013
CEO of Grain SA on balancing energy and food security Jannie de Villiers looks at the conflict of land usage
The agricultural sector around the world is struggling with the debate about food versus fuel, as well as food versus energy.
26 May 2013 - J. D. V.
Diseased maize Catching ‘cereal killers’ in the quest for safer food
Detecting infected maize in an early stage can help prevent contaminated crops from entering the food chain, and also reduce the risk of throat cancer linked to the consumption of infected maize products
13 May 2013 - D. P. W.
The ROFF R70 New mill launched at Sardinia Mills enables better cost-effectiiveness
The ROFF R70, launched 17 April 2013 on the farm Sardinia of Mr Flippie Blignaut, is arguably South Africa’s most cost-effective, compact four ton per hour mill
23 Apr 2013 - J. J.




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