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Monsanto trading below Bayer offer shows regulatory anxiety

May 24 2016 10:54

Monsanto shares have closed 13% below Bayer’s all-cash offer amid concern that regulators may complicate the proposed $62bn takeover.


Bayer offers R670bn cash to buy Monsanto

May 23 2016 08:00

Bayer has offered to acquire Monsanto in an unsolicited bid worth about $62bn (R670bn) to create the world’s biggest supplier of farm chemicals and genetically modified seeds.


Tanzania to build $3bn fertiliser plant

May 20 2016 17:42

Tanzania plans to build a $3bn fertiliser plant in partnership with a consortium of investors in the south of the country.


Egypt imposes sugar export tax

May 19 2016 15:30

Egypt has imposed a more than $100 per ton tax on exported sugar to safeguard domestic producers from a damaging surge in imports.


Maize prices unsustainable - Senwes

May 18 2016 17:45

Farmers need to boost output of white maize to help lower the price of the staple to more sustainable levels after a drought, according to agribusiness Senwes.


Sappi profit rises over pulp sales increase

May 09 2016 18:59

Sappi says its second-quarter profit has risen 79% after sales and prices of the cotton substitute rose and it reiterated a forecast for strong earnings growth in 2016.


Fear grows over Karoo uranium mining plans

May 05 2016 19:17

Civil-society groups plan to oppose new uranium-mining ventures in the Karoo region, where there are also plans to undertake hydraulic fracturing.

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Growth potential in SA table grape industry

Apr 27 2016 17:09

The table grape industry is the ideal partner of government to pursue and achieve certain National Development Plan goals and objectives, says the SA Table Grape Industry.


SA winemakers adopt more holistic approach

Apr 27 2016 16:54

South African winemakers and viticulturists are increasingly committed to a holistic wine growing approach.

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