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BAT names insider as new CEO

Sep 25 2018 10:07

The global tobacco giant announced that the current chief operating officer of its international business will succeed Nicandro Durante as CEO following the latter's retirement in April 2019.


As Trump settles scores with China, American farmers pick up tab

Oct 04 2018 22:30

While the new US-Canada-Mexico trade deal brought some signs of relief to American farmers, most of the heartland economy is still suffering from the blow of Donald Trump’s trade war with China.


Why Ramaphosa's land reform panel has difficult task - economist

Sep 24 2018 10:47

The advisory panel appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to support the Inter-ministerial Committee on Land Reform has a difficult task, says an agricultural economist.


Egypt lifts SA fresh goods ban as listeriosis threat subsides

Sep 19 2018 14:07

Egypt's government has lifted its temporary suspension of fresh fruits and vegetable imports from South Africa, a precaution to prevent the spread of listeriosis there.


Research shows agri renaissance possible for Western Cape

Sep 19 2018 06:16

An “agri renaissance” of higher yields, reduced costs and improved nutritional value is possible for the Western Cape, shows research by the University of Stellenbosch Business School.


Philippine farmers risk death to save crops from killer typhoon

Sep 17 2018 10:30

As Typhoon Manghkut hurtled toward the Philippines, those in its firing line had a stark choice: stay or flee. Many chose to remain in order to protect their most precious possessions - their food and livestock.


Witlof grower announces its red counterpart

Sep 10 2018 18:58

While Witlof can be enjoyed raw in salads and as 'spoons' for drips, as well as cooked in soups, Rooilof is best used in salads or as a garnish.



SA land prices drop 32% on land reform change, drought

Sep 10 2018 17:08

Farm prices have plunged by a third since the ruling party decided to seek a change to the Constitution to make it easier to expropriate land without compensation.


Land reform plans sees agriculture confidence at two-year low

Sep 10 2018 12:19

An index tracking confidence in the agriculture industry has declined to the lowest in more than two years as the ANC presses ahead with plans to make it easier to expropriate land without compensation.

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