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South African maize farmers and workers are hard at work harvesting

South African maize farmers and workers are hard at work harvesting

The South African farmers and workers in the maize-growing regions are getting ready for a busy period. The harvest season has just started and should gain momentum in the coming weeks through to July.....

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BRICS+ offers an opportunity to lift South Africa's agricultural exports

BRICS+ offers an opportunity to lift South Africa's agricultural exports

• Export opportunities for South Africa's agricultural products are opening up within BRICS+ countries. Over the past two years, China, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Egypt have widened market acces.....

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Animal diseases are a global challenge

Animal diseases are a global challenge

About a month ago, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and State veterinary and public health officials re.....

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Workshop Report: Buffering Against Instability

Workshop Report: Buffering Against Instability

Agbiz, in partnership with Kwanalu, organized a workshop aimed at equipping members of the farming community with strategies to cope with instability and unrest, drawing from the experiences of the.....

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South African white maize price climbs again due to heatwave and lack of summer rain

South African white maize price climbs again due to heatwave and lack of summer rain

The SA spot price for white maize gained another 2% on Monday (April 15), bringing the increase so far this year to about 36%, sparking fears of the effect it will have on food prices and inflation. B.....

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Animal diseases are a global concern

Animal diseases are a global concern

Animal diseases are increasingly a significant concern globally. In 2018, China was hard hit by the African swine fever, significantly reducing their pig herd and pork supplies. In Europe, we continue.....

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South Africa's wool exports  increased by 11% in 2023

South Africa's wool exports increased by 11% in 2023

We are finally seeing some signs of recovery after South Africa's wool exports sharply declined in 2022.  The temporary closure of the Chinese market in the second to third quarters of 2022 weigh.....

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South Africa will likely have an excellent citrus harvest in 2024

South Africa will likely have an excellent citrus harvest in 2024

We have received a comforting update from the Citrus Growers Association of Southern Africa: The citrus fruit quality for 2024 looks excellent, and the harvesting timing is expected to be typical. .....

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REPORT: AGBIZ WORKSHOP ON CAMPAIGNS TO EFFECT SOCIAL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

REPORT: AGBIZ WORKSHOP ON CAMPAIGNS TO EFFECT SOCIAL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

Agbiz hosted a workshop on 13 March 2024 in Pretoria on the subject of campaigns that are aimed at bringing about change in the agricultural sector. The workshop was attended by members, some in perso.....

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Empowering Future Leaders in Grain Management

Empowering Future Leaders in Grain Management

Agbiz Grain, together with Senwes and Peritum Agri, celebrated the launch of the Grain Depot Manager Programme on Friday, 8 March. This collaborative effort, developed over four years, is a testamen.....

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