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Donate maize, receive seed and support your community

  • 03 July 2020
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South Africans have always been known for their willingness to reach out and help each other in times of need. This characteristic has clearly shone through once again. A number of projects have been launched to assist those who are struggling and in need, living in areas where the destructive effect of the disrupted economy is most visible.

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Senwes prospers in challenging macro-economic conditions

  • 03 July 2020
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The financial results of the group of companies reflect a 7,8% growth to R303m profit attributable to equity holders of the parent company for the 2019/2020 financial year. Earnings before tax, depreciation and amortisation increased by 17,6% from R533m to R627m, while earnings per share increased by 5,4% to 178,3 cents per share.

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Senwes ready to serve during 21-day national lockdown

  • 02 April 2020
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Senwes has the responsibility of making a meaningful contribution towards food security in South Africa through sustainable agriculture. This responsibility stretches across various segments in the agri value chain which include, amongst others, the supply of inputs and mechanisation solutions as well as grain handling, storage and logistical solutions to food producers and other role players in the value chain.

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2020 Nampo Harvest Day Postponed

  • 20 March 2020
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The 2020 NAMPO Harvest Day will be postponed to 11-14 August 2020, given that Government policies and guidelines permit the postponed date. Grain SA will evaluate and review the date by the end of June 2020 if necessitated by governmental regulations.

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Load shedding: Looming crisis in agriculture

“Eskom has implemented stage 6 load shedding from 18:00 to 22:00 on Monday evening, catching the South African economy off guard,” says Nicol Jansen, Agri SA’s chair of the Centre of Excellence: Economics and Trade.

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Agricultural Writers SA awards

  • 18 November 2019
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South Africa’s top contributors to agriculture have been recognised at the Agricultural Writers SA Awards. The event, sponsored by Bayer, Rovic Leers, Santam Agri and Sanlam gives recognition to the work of those that seek to elevate food security and rural economies.

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Agri SA welcomes Minister’s intention to work with organised agriculture

  • 18 July 2019
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Agri SA is heartened by the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Thoko Didiza's budget speech delivered at Parliament on 16 July 2019.

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Farmers show their determination against shale gas in Supreme Court of Appeal

The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein heard arguments last week by Agri SA's provincial affiliate, Agri Eastern Cape, regarding the legality of technical regulations for fracking previously promulgated by the Minister of Mineral Resources.

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Senwes’ For the Farmers Campaign Extended

  • 28 February 2019
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On 1 February 2019 Senwes answered AgriSA’s call to “braai the farmers’ problems away” by initiating a social media call to action which saw the leading agri-company’s staff hosting braais on company premises.

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AgriSA Press Release: 2019 National Budget - No lifeline for farmers

Agri SA is disappointed in the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni’s maiden budget speech. Minister Mboweni’s 2019 Budget Speech referred to agriculture through metaphors, such as “it is time for us to sow the seed of renewal and growth”. Sadly, outside of land reform, agriculture received relatively limited attention in the speech.

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