Climate change adds uncertainty over global maize supplies

Erratic weather conditions and more frequent droughts and floods are exacerbating uncertainty in the agricultural sector. While these have largely been a phenomenon of sub-Saharan Africa and Asian countries, the Americas are also starting to experience these harsh conditions.

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North West University Precision Farming Congress 2019

  • 07 March 2019
  • 2700

Following a very successful precision farming congress in 2016, the School of Agricultural Sciences at the North West University, Potchefstroom campus will be hosting another precision farming congress on Thursday, 4 April 2019.

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How competitive is the South African soybean industry?

  • 26 February 2019
  • 2909

From 1 March 2019 producers will be charged a statutory levy of R65 for every tonne of soybeans sold. This statutory levy was introduced by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries after a request from role players in the industry, represented by the Sunflower and Soybean Forum.

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