South African consumers should prepare to fork out more for their favourite cuts of beef as analysts predict that beef prices will soar beyond 30% this year as livestock farmers battle to rebuild their herds...
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The 2017 Global Food Policy Report finds that cities provide an opportunity to boost farmers' incomes if they are effectively connected through strong value chains
Pastoralism is the main production system practiced by communities who live in rangelands and dry lands which are usually arid or semi-arid. But pastoral communities are facing increasing pressure on their land
Timothy Njagi Njeru 14 hours ago
Africa is a continent with abundant natural resources and huge market potential but the agriculture sector is in dire need of better management
"This new vessel allows us to improve research and activities where marine observations are extremely limited, and better understand the impacts of climate change on aquatic ecosystems and our oceans."
The Competition Commission has extended its search and seizure operation involving fresh produce market agents to premises in Cape Town and Durban
The Sommeliers Selection has joined forces with BLACC which is powered by Vula Afrika, an organisation that reaches out to emerging African wine enthusiasts
A solar power system was considered the logical way in which to provide electricity to power the irrigation pumps on a new macadamia farm on the outskirts of Hazyview, Mpumalanga
Application for Monsanto's year-long internship programme is now open for entry to recent graduates or final year students in the fields of Agriculture
Black Insomnia Coffee Company, which launched in Cape Town in July 2016 and lays claim to having the strongest coffee in the world, has listed on Amazon
The continent has unique opportunities for vertical farms. Future innovators and entrepreneurs should be thinking of how to specialise growing vegetables to meet a rise in demand of Africa's super vegetables
Esther Ndumi Ngumbi 1 day ago
Healey's hand-made Slow Matured Cheddar received SA Champion status at this year's SA Dairy Championships in the Raw Milk Semi Hard or Hard Cheese category. The cheese is made with unpasteurised milk
The concept of land ceilings has been hotly debated since 2011. International experience demonstrated that land ceilings had many negative impacts
About 17 years after delisting from the JSE, fishing group Sea Harvest - now with Australian operations complementing its core frozen hake offering - trawled quietly back onto the bourse
Marc Hasenfuss 24 Mar 2017
Supporting fisheries, tourism, recreation, and thousands of jobs, a sustainable Benguela Current ecosystem is the lifeblood of the ocean economy on South Africa's West Coast
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has suspended imports of meat from establishments suspected
The commission said it suspected the larger players of colluding to hold prices low until their smaller competitors ran out of fresh fruit and vegetables to sell, after which they sharply increased prices
Robert Laing 23 Mar 2017
"We need to use water in agriculture in a more efficient, productive, equitable and environmentally friendly way where quality is not compromised."
Despite the Western Cape's extreme drought, the 2017 brandy grape harvest looks set to yield future award-winning brandies
Is banning imports a good way to boost the local agricultural sector? Has it worked elsewhere?
Calestous Juma 22 Mar 2017
Developments in Eastern Cape aquaculture could offer the province's youth some unique opportunities in the near future
Fijian president Jioji Konousi Konrote warned of colossal negative impacts on the environment and human societies if the massive stores of carbon trapped in Earth's soils are released
The new portal offers itself as a beginner's guide to forestry in SA and covers the basics of forestry and forest products, and everything from water-use to recreation, pest control, ownership, and end-uses
DGB has been announced as the Best South African Producer at MUNDUS VINI International Award and Spring Tasting and was honoured among the world's greatest on the first day of wine trade fair ProWein in Düsseldorf
Parmalat's Mature Gouda (10 months) made especially for Woolworths was crowned as the 2017 SA Dairy Product of the Year at the Agri-Expo Qualité Awards Gala
"Smart farming solutions will become the cornerstone of global food production over the next decade."
The top eight finalists of the Future Agro Challenge faced off on a global stage with South African agripreneur Clair Reid, founder of Reel Gardening, walking away with the Agripreneur of the Year Award