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Boran Produksie veiling hurwitz 2019

Die afgelope naweek het Hurwitz Farming hulle jaarlikse produksie veiling gehou. Die Hurwitz broers het alle verwagtinge oortref. Die “Nampo” van produksie veilings was Hurwitz Farming se 5de produksie veiling en ‘n allermuntige sukses; dit was duidelik sigbaar op die hemelbreë glimlag van Simeon Hurwitz tydens sy onderhoud met Andre Groenewald na afloop van die veiling. ‘n […]

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fnb vegetable markets

Last week’s vegetable prices showed moderate to sharp declines across the board as demand slipped towards mid-month despite a substantial contraction is supplies across markets. The vegetable complex saw losses across most commodities with lettuce and carrots leading the pack and finished down by a whopping 19.5% and 18.5% respectively week-on-week (w/w) at R11.67/ kg […]

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fruit and veg markets trading

After posting losses across the board in the week earlier, weekly vegetable prices rebounded with moderate to sharp gains on the back of reduced volumes for most commodities under review. Butternuts, carrots, and tomatoes were however the exception and finished mostly lower under pressure due to the increased volumes across markets. Tomatoes recorded the biggest […]

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An upswing in global pork prices as ASF decimates the Chinese herd

The recent trend international pork market shows the market has responded swiftly to the African Swine Fever (ASF) induced shortages with major exporters raising their exports to China. In the European Union (EU), monthly pork exports to China were reported up 63% year on year (y/y) and accounted for 43% of the overall 218,900 tons […]

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Fruit prices still show an upward trend y/y

Vegetable price posted losses during the May 2019 month end with most of the commodities analysed posting down across the fresh produce markets. Fruits were however the exception with most commodities under review posting moderate to sharp gains as volumes contracted. In the vegetable market, the biggest losers in last week’s trade were butternuts, carrots […]

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fruit and veg markets trading

Statistics South Africa delivered bad news on the health of the country’s economy in their latest release of the gross domestic product (GDP) data. South Africa’s 1st quarter GDP contracted by 3.2% q/q on a seasonally-adjusted and annualised basis, the worst performance since the financial crisis. Agriculture’s GDP surprised with massive contraction of 13.2% q/q seasonally-adjusted […]

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Katoenbproduksie suid-afrika

Dr Annette Bennet, tegniese bestuurder by Katoen SA In ’n voorlegging tydens die katoenwerkswinkel, wat deur dr Annette Bennet in samewerking met Hennie Bruwer, Susan Koch en Tertius Schoeman saamgestel is, word die huidige stand van die Suid-Afrikaanse katoenbedryf onder die loep geneem. Ons kyk ook na die moontlikheid van investering in die produksie van […]

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Kliek hier vir Afrikaanse weergawe A groundbreaking meeting and a first step to addressing safety and crime in rural areas at a higher level. That is how Jakkals le Roux, Chairman of the Rural Safety Committee at Free State Agriculture (FSA), described an important meeting between organized agriculture and Fidelity ADT. The aim of the […]

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Click here for English version Mediaverklaring: Vrystaat Landbou ’n Baanbrekersvergadering en ’n eerste stap om veiligheid en misdaad in landelike gebiede op ’n hoër vlak aan te spreek. Só het Jakkals le Roux, Voorsitter van die Landelike Veiligheidskomitee by Vrystaat Landbou (VL), ’n belangrike vergadering tussen georganiseerde landbou en Fidelity ADT beskryf. Die doel van […]

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