SA summer crop plantings data paint a more positive picture than many initially feared

In this week's podcast Agbiz chief economist discusses the latest crop plantings data. He says farmers are estimated to have planted 4,21 million hectares, which is 3% less than their intentions at the start of the season. The slight declines are in maize, soybeans, groundnuts, sorghum and dry beans. Meanwhile, sunflower seed plantings are up from the initial intentions.

Published: 31 January 2022