Lack of rail transport squeezes fertilizer prices

According to industry experts, South Africa’s fertiliser prices are the third-highest in the world, with one…

Indonesia hikes palm oil export levy to maximum $375 per tonne

Indonesia has significantly raised its maximum palm oil export levy, a new government regulation showed on…

SA exported a record R10.2bn in wine last year

The SA wine industry saw R10.2 billion in exports in 2021 – the highest rand value…

Sin tax hike will negatively affect job creation – agri leaders

Stakeholders in the South African agriculture sector have voiced their disappointment about the above-inflation increases in…

World Wetlands Day

 SA farmers praised for wetland conservation, commemorating World Wetlands Day this month, the World Wide Fund…

Botswana Offers Start-Up Wildlife Stock to Farmers to Boost Agro-Tourism

In a bid to boost agro-tourism, the Botswana government is offering wildlife start-up stock to farmers…

Call to halt captive breeding of all big cat species

Animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS is urging government to include all big cat species, including tigers,…

Drones Deliver Swine Semen in Boost to Pig Farming in Rwanda

Rwanda has started a pilot project to use drones to deliver swine semen to veterinarians for…

Newcastle disease outbreak records are a concern in Botswana

Malebogo Ratladi The Department Of Animal Production District Agricultural Coordinators released a communique that there has…

Heavy rain puts a damper on SA’s maize crop estimate

South African growers have planted around 2,6 million hectares of maize this summer season, 5,29% less…