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Agricultural market viewpoint: what to make of Minister Didiza’s latest budget vote speech?

In her first policy speech as Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Thoko Didiza’s message was centred on the ethical and efficient implementation of the department’s programmes, as well as the collaboration with stakeholders in the sector. Although it was her first policy speech, it, however, cannot be read as a blueprint of the department for a number of reasons that we outline below.


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Constraints to growing Agriculture and broadening the inclusion of youth and women in the sector

  • 10 Julie 2020
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The eleventh session of the Agriculture Value Chain | Discussion series is a two-part discussion tackling issues that constrict youth inclusion and transformation in the South African agricultural landscape.

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Development farming funding and how to access it?

  • 03 Julie 2020
  • 149

Farming is a business. Like any business, farming businesses require funding in order to perform at peak productivity.

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Skenk mielies, kry saad en ondersteun jou gemeenskap

  • 03 Julie 2020
  • 105

Suid-Afrikaners is nog altyd gekenmerk deur hul bereidwilligheid om uit te reik en ander by te staan in tye van nood en hiérdie karaktereienskap is weereens op die voorgrond. Talle projekte is vanuit verskeie oorde van stapel gestuur om ‘n helpende hand na behoeftiges uit te steek, waar die vernietigende effek van ontwrigte ekonomiese aktiwiteite baie meer sigbaar is.

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Senwes presteer in uitdagende makro-ekonomiese toestande

  • 03 Julie 2020
  • 153

Die groep van maatskappye se finansiële resultaat vir die 2019/2020 boekjaar toon ‘n 7,8% groei tot R303m in wins toeskryfbaar aan ekwiteitshouers van die moedermaatskappy. Verdienste voor rente belasting, depresiasie en amortisasie het met 17,6%, vanaf R533m na R627m verhoog terwyl verdienste per aandeel met 5,4% na 178,3 sent per aandeel gestyg het.

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Pandemics through the eyes of History

It may seem sudden to us, it may also seem like we are living through exceptionally unique circumstances, but history has seen it all before. Disease and plague have been a part of history for as long as the earth has existed.

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Hoe groot is die ureumrisiko in my lek?

Oor ureum en ureumvergiftiging is daar al baie geskryf, en alhoewel ons glo dat ons vertroud is met die risiko’s verbonde aan die gebruik van ureumbevattende rantsoene, sien ons steeds jaarliks groot verliese as gevolg van ureumvergiftiging.

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Agri Value Chain Virtual Discussion Series – Informal Trade Part2

  • 25 Junie 2020
  • 124

Session 10 of the Agri Value Chain Virtual Discussion Series continues to explore the complex world of Informal Trade in South Africa. The panel for this discussion is diverse and representative the different components of the entire agricultural value chain.

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Agri Value Chain Virtual Discussion Series – Informal Markets

  • 19 Junie 2020
  • 165

The ninth session examines the ins and outs of the agricultural informal trade sector in South Africa. The discussion explores the different issues and challenges around the sector as well as the viability and tremendous potential in small business development for this sector.

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Winter vegetable & lentil soup

Beat the Winter chills with a healthy and hearty vegetable and lentil soup, perfect to keep any family warm.

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Agri Value Chain Virtual Discussion Series - The SAFEX differential

  • 15 Junie 2020
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Session 7 of the Agri Value Chain Virtual Discussion Series tackles the SAFEX Differential as a hot topic and provides insights from various role-players within the Agri Value Chain. Anchor Dr John Purchase leads the panel once again and is joined by panellists Chris Sturgess JSE, Former Director: Commodity Derivatives; Frans Dreyer Senwes, Manager: Brokerage; Luan van der Walt Grain SA, Economist; Johan Strauss UFS, Lecturer; Stephan Kruger Producer; and Tjaart Kruger Premier Foods Ltd, CEO.

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