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Travel restrictions: R60 bil. worth of citrus exports at risk

Travel restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic are still playing havoc with South Africa’s agricultural exports and as much as R60 billion worth of citrus...

Agriculture crucial to KZN’s post-covid-19 recovery

Agriculture is well positioned to help KwaZulu-Natal emerge from the covid-19 crisis and will have an important role to play in the province’s economic...

‘Be wise, sterilize’ – cleanliness is key for the perfect homemade brew

The national lockdown to flatten the coronavirus curve is getting really long! And with alcohol still a big no-no, many of Mzansi’s citizens are turning to home brewing to quench...

Small-scale farmers face a rocky road amid covid-19 pandemic

Small-scale farmers should brace themselves for further pressure as we ride out the covid-19 pandemic with the world slipping into an inevitable global recession...

Lockdown: SAB could dump millions of litres of beer

South African Breweries (SAB) is set to dump 130 million litres of beer if they don’t get permission from government to transport alcohol during...

Black tobacco farmers ‘won’t make enemy of government’

The Black Tobacco Farmers Association (BFTA) has confirmed that they have stopped pursuing legal action against the ban on cigarette sales under the covid-19...

Exports a silver lining for cotton industry struck by covid-19

Though the opening of exports and partial retail sales under the level 4 lockdown regime brings some relief for South African cotton producers, the...

SA’s hunger is everyone’s problem

In a crisis, the urgency of need must trump market barriers. Now more than ever businesses must come together and act to save the...

‘Cigarette sales ban forces tobacco farmers to live like beggars’

Tobacco farmers have come out on the side of British American Tobacco (BATSA) in the confrontation between the multinational cigarette manufacturer and the South...

Informal trade lockdown creating explosive situation

Coming on top of a reality where millions of South Africans were unemployed even before the start of the covid-19 crisis, the extension of lockdown regulations that make informal trade all but impossible...

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Young coffee roaster plans to uplift smallholder farmers in Mzansi and...

At the beginning of 2007, Mhlengi Ngcobo was just another happy 13-year-old boy playing with his friends after school. Then suddenly he started getting...

Three things happening in SA agriculture today, 10 July

The agricultural master plan is in full swing and today vegetable industry stakeholders had the opportunity to give input. These are the top three...

How to wash fruit, veggies to safeguard them from virus

If you’re not already washing your fresh fruit and vegetables before consumption, you have got a problem. Two health experts, Andrea du Plessis and...

Liewe Lulu: Is there a proposal on the horizon?

Over The Edge from Bela-Bela in Limpopo writes… Liewe Lulu, I like to think that I am a smart girl who can make good decisions for...

Drowning craft beer industry pleads for support from state

Only 10% of South African craft brewers believe they will be able to continue trading in the near future if the current restrictions on...