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News archive - July-2016

The biggest stumbling block for SA agriculture

Overall, policy uncertainty remains a key stumbling block for the South African agriculture sector and could potentially discourage investments over the foreseeable future, Agbiz said on Monday.

21.09.2016 / Agbiz in the news


Agriculture sector optimism moves to highest level since late 2014

Confidence in the recession-struck agricultural sector has jumped to its highest level in eight quarters, suggesting an expansion in South African agribusiness activity, an index showed on Monday.

20.09.2016 / Agbiz in the news


Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index improves significantly in Q3 of 2016

After remaining below 50 index points for five consecutive quarters, the Agbiz/IDC Confidence Index recovered significantly in the third quarter of this year. This is the highest reading since the third quarter of 2014.

19.09.2016 / Agbiz in the news


Coming harvest season recovery in doubt

 The debate about SA’s 2016/17 summer crop production has returned to the top of the agenda as we enter the new production season.

05.09.2016 / Agbiz in the news


Maize production targets

South Africa is nearing its normal maize production targets. Wandile Sihlobo from Agbiz provides comment.

02.09.2016 / Agbiz in the news


Grootplaas onderhoud met Agbiz CEO

Dr John Purchase van Agbiz het in die Grootplaas ateljee gekuier en gesels oor die Agbiz landboubesigheidsindeks en sakevertroue in die plaaslike landbousektor. 

29.08.2016 / Agbiz in the news


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