Agbiz Week Ahead

  • 25 April 2017 - CEC production forecast
  • 1 May 2017 - Workers Day
  • 3 May 2017 Notice for Social and Transformation Policy Committee Meeting
  • 5 May 2017 Aquaculture Development Bill Task Team meeting

Message from Agbiz CEO

 

As predicted, 2016 has been an extremely challenging and tumultuous year for the agribusiness environment and farmers alike. Not only did the prevailing drought of the previous years continue its devastation over much of the country, but a declining economy and resultant constrained consumers led to dampened demand and declining output.

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Latest News

The CEC reaffirmed its view of large maize and soybean supplies this season

South Africa’s Crop Estimate Committee (CEC) reaffirmed its expectation of the second biggest maize crop on record in 2017. The CEC revised up its forecast by 1% from the previous one to 14.54 million tonnes - Wandile Sihlobo, Agbiz

Junk status and its influence on agriculture

As the dust settles on the past month’s dramatic political developments and the much publicised investment downgrades by the rating agencies Standard and Poor’s (S&P) and Fitch to so-called junk status, reality sets in and we have to determine what the probable impact will be, and more importantly, how we deal with this less than satisfactory situation - Dr John Purchase, Agbiz

Evolution
of Agbiz

The organisation was established in 1946 as the Co-operative Council to represent the interests of agricultural co-operatives.

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Upcoming Events

  • 28 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
  • SA Cheese Festival
  • 3 May 2017 - 4 May 2017
  • Fertasa Annual Congress
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  • Institute of Market Agents of SA (IMASA)
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