• A burning issue

    The Knysna fires have shown that SA needs to be fire-aware and wary, says Mandi Smallhorne.

  • True economic freedom

    Harping on inequality and repressive rich people deflects attention from the real issues, say analysts.

  • Terry Bell's Inside Labour

    A winter of discontent looms as public sector unions gear up for pay and benefit talks.

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Bird flu outbreak poses new threat to SA poultry industry

Jun 27 2017 09:36

South Africa’s already fragile poultry industry faces a trade ban after this month’s bird flu outbreak in Mpumalanga.


China 'backyard' pig farmers squeezed as sector scales up

Jun 18 2017 13:00

Walking through swarms of flies at his piggery on the outskirts of Beijing, Liu Jin shows off 1 500 hormone-free black hogs raised for China's growing organic meat market.


Competition authorities swoop in on suspected meat cartel

Jun 14 2017 14:50

Seven meat suppliers with operations in three provinces have been raided by the competition commission due to alleged price fixing.


Tongaat Hulett's Zim unit returns to profitability

Jun 08 2017 13:29

Tongaat Hulett‘s Zimbabwe based sugar producer Hippo Valley has shown growth in both revenue and profits for the year ended 31 March 2017.


Banana farmers go nuts in SA over macadamia boom

Jun 01 2017 11:32

Booming demand for macadamias is transforming farmland in eastern South Africa, as landowners switch focus from bananas and sugarcane to the creamy nuts.


Dangote to invest $1bn in Nigeria rice production

May 31 2017 13:45

The Dangote Group is making a five-year investment of at least $1bn to grow and process rice in seven Nigerian states.

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Education and training needed in agri-sector - experts

May 28 2017 12:54

Education and training in the agriculture sector is necessary for small farmers to successfully incorporate mechanisation in their operations, says an expert.


All not rosy for SA maize exports - expert

May 26 2017 18:37

SA is facing stiff maize export competition, warns Wandile Sihlobo, head of economic and agribusiness intelligence at the Agricultural Business Chamber.

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