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Maize prices seen falling in 2017 on better weather

Jul 19 2016 12:14

The sky-high maize prices may return to earth next year after a drought decimated plantings, with some projections calling for a bumper 2016/2017 crop as rains return.


Kenya's coffee crop shows promise after rain

Jul 15 2016 21:15

A Nairobi-based coffee trading house spokesperson says Kenya may get a bumper harvest as rains in key growing areas boost yields.


Successful thoroughbred horse sale helps spur Durban July races

Jul 14 2016 17:40

The Thoroughbred Breeders Association’s sales arm's annual yearling sale was held at the Sibaya Casino and Resort to coincide with the weekend of the Durban July.


Tea consumption tips scale in favour of rooibos

Jul 13 2016 19:45

According to a South African Tea Industry Landscape Report, SA tea-lovers are shifting to a preference for Rooibos rather than Black Tea.


Why agriculture is vital for SA's economic future

Jul 12 2016 13:27

Agriculture is a highly signficant sector of a country's economic future and should be part of industrial development, says economist Mohammad Karaan.


ChemChina extends $43bn offer for agri-giant Syngenta

Jul 11 2016 19:29

State-owned China National Chemical Corp. is extending its $43bn agreed takeover for Swiss pesticide and seed giant Syngenta until September.


Mozambique, India sign deal over pulses

Jul 05 2016 18:00

A Mumbai report says India is to help Mozambique to cultivate pulses such as peas and import them through special deals.


Concern over Ivory Coast 's main cocoa crop

Jul 04 2016 19:45

Cool, cloudy weather and a lack of rain in most of Ivory Coast's cocoa growing regions will hinder the development of the next crop.

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White maize has first quarterly drop since 2014

Jun 30 2016 20:06

White corn has fallen for a third day, extending its first quarterly decline since 2014, as farmers’ deliveries increased after the pace of harvesting in growing areas improved.


SA's 2016 maize forecast stays unchanged

Jun 29 2016 08:40

South Africa will likely harvest 7.16 million tonnes of maize in 2016, unchanged from a previous estimate as weather conditions remain stable.

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