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Competition authority denies RussellStone Protein acquisition
Competition authority denies RussellStone Protein acquisitionArticle

The proposed acquisition of RussellStone Protein by DH Brothers and Seaboard has not been given the go-ahead by the Competition Commission...

23 Apr 2021

Cost of soybeans will remain high for South Africa's poultry industry
Cost of soybeans will remain high for South Africa's poultry industryArticle

South Africa's quest to retool its poultry industry depends on increased soybean availability, a crucial ingredient in poultry feed manufacture...

Wandile Sihlobo 12 Feb 2021

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Soybeans can help combat Africa's agriculture and food security woesArticle

It won't be without its challenges, but soybean could well be the answer to Africa's agricultural and food security woes...

4 Mar 2020

Maize estimates breach 11m tonnes, boosting supply outlook
Maize estimates breach 11m tonnes, boosting supply outlookArticle

This bodes well for the livestock sector as lower maize prices, a major input in animal feed, improves feeding margins in intensive production systems such as poultry, pork and feedlots...

Paul Makube 28 Aug 2019

Synchronising food production can have disastrous effects
Synchronising food production can have disastrous effectsArticle

Governments need to think about global ways agricultural policies may affect the stability of the food system as a whole, beyond locally focused efforts to increase resilience in production...

Zia Mehrabi and Navin Ramankutty 2 May 2019

Researchers help Eastern Cape farm explore new opportunities to improve livelihoods
Researchers help Eastern Cape farm explore new opportunities to improve livelihoodsArticle

UWC's Professor Ndiko Ludidi has shown that the knowledge generated in university laboratories can make a very tangible difference in the real world...

15 Apr 2019

Global grains market developments, and the implications for SA
Global grains market developments, and the implications for SAArticle

The March 2019 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report by the United States Department of Agriculture has provided further evidence that the world will have fairly large maize, soybean, and rice supplies in the 2018/19 season. Meanwhile, wheat production...

Wandile Sihlobo 1 Apr 2019

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Crop estimates still positive but not enough to lift agriculture GDP in the near termArticle

As expected, the latest Crop Estimates Committee's (CEC) production estimate report showed an upward revision to the February estimate for maize to 10.56 million tonnes...

Paul Makube 27 Mar 2019

Deforestation management needed to sustain global soybean industry
Deforestation management needed to sustain global soybean industryArticle

International investors representing $6.3tn in assets under management have backed a call for agribusinesses to disclose and eliminate the risk of deforestation within the soybean supply chain...

14 Mar 2019

Improving the soybean value chain
Improving the soybean value chainArticle

The Protein Research Foundation (PRF) recently facilitated a soybean planning session which highlighted the soybean industry and its significant progress over the last five years, with local production doubling and the processing of local soybeans increasing...

12 Dec 2018

Strict Amazon protections made Brazilian farmers more productive, new research shows
Strict Amazon protections made Brazilian farmers more productive, new research showsArticle

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's new president, will make many decisions during his four-year term, from combating violence to stimulating a stagnant economy...

Rachael Garrett 6 Nov 2018

Global food import bill set to rise, boost in tropical fruit exports likely
Global food import bill set to rise, boost in tropical fruit exports likelyArticle

According to FAO's latest Food Outlook report, the cost of importing food is set to rise in 2017 to $1.413 trillion. Higher import costs come at a time when inventories are robust, harvest forecasts are strong and...

10 Nov 2017

Agri trends: Grains, oilseeds, livestock and fibres
Agri trends: Grains, oilseeds, livestock and fibresArticle

It's difficult for producers to sit back when prices are moving sideways at unprofitable levels. Old crops are still in storage. New crop deliveries are heading. Marketing strategies will be essential to mitigate risk...

2 Aug 2017

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SA boosts estimates for 2017 maize cropArticle

Farmers may harvest at an estimated 14.32 million tonnes of maize in 2017, which represents the third-biggest maize crop on record...

Andries Mahlangu 30 Mar 2017

Grain prices lower after USDA crop report surprise
Grain prices lower after USDA crop report surpriseArticle

Grain futures closed mostly lower on last week after the key US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) crop report on surprised the markets with an increase in the forecast.

Helmo Preuss 16 Sep 2013

SA, US agriculture aims to strengthen tradeArticle

A US agricultural trade mission met South African food industry delegates in Sandton this month for talks on developing trade relations between South African and US food producers.

30 Apr 2013

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