Engineering News | Farming Economics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/farming-economics Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:25:15 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Illovo’s economic value-add in Africa reported at R23.8bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/illovos-economic-value-add-in-africa-reported-at-r238bn-2018-02-21 Schalk Burger SUGAR ECONOMY Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:00:00 +0200 479010 1519222295 1519221600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Treasury allocates R6bn for drought relief measures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/treasury-allocates-r6bn-for-drought-relief-measures-2018-02-21 Megan van Wyngaardt BUDGET 2018 Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:35:00 +0200 478989 1519220951 1519216500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709102_resized_theewaterskloofdamdroughtlandclimatechangereuters1022.jpg 511 287 South African grape variant to be launched at German fruit trade fair http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-grape-variant-to-be-launched-at-german-fruit-trade-fair-2018-02-06 Dylan Slater AGRICULTURE Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:33:00 +0200 477448 1517927702 1517927580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 IBM open-source food-safety blockchain system launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ibm-open-source-food-safety-blockchain-system-launched-2018-02-02 Schalk Burger BLOCKCHAIN Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475427 1517295046 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New models needed to revitalise and modernise SA’s water sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-water-sector-requires-revitalisation-cooperation-and-modern-appreciation-2018-02-02 Dylan Slater Water Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476095 1517295047 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Crop munching pest in Africa raises hunger threat http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/crop-munching-pest-in-africa-raises-hunger-threat-2018-01-29 Reuters FOOD SECURITY Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:22:00 +0200 476524 1517209214 1517206920 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 South African maize planting area seen down 18% from last season http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-maize-planting-area-seen-down-18-from-last-season-2018-01-26 Reuters AGRICULTURE Fri, 26 Jan 2018 16:05:00 +0200 476502 1516975995 1516975500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Wine industry sees positives despite expected R700m shortfall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wine-industry-sees-positives-despite-expected-r700m-shortfall-2018-01-22 Megan van Wyngaardt FOOD & BEVERAGE Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:08:00 +0200 475888 1516630246 1516630080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702208_resized_wineinglass1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Without rain, S Africa's Cape Town may run out of water by April http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/without-rain-s-africas-cape-town-may-run-out-of-water-by-april-2018-01-16 Reuters WATER Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:49:00 +0200 475369 1516107149 1516106940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700986_resized_droughtclimatechange1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 South Africa white maize futures scale 11-month peak on hot, dry conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-white-maize-futures-scale-11-month-peak-on-hot-dry-conditions-2018-01-15 Reuters FOOD & BEVERAGE Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:56:00 +0200 475213 1516011044 1516010160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700621_resized_farmmaizeswazilandun1022.jpg 511 287 Ramaphosa to lead South African delegates at World Economic Forum http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-to-lead-south-african-delegates-at-world-economic-forum-2018-01-10 Dylan Slater ECONOMY Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:02:00 +0200 474851 1515590984 1515589320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699920_resized_cyrilramaphosa110220917duane.jpg Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Drought conditions hit South African maize belt – industry group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drought-conditions-hit-south-african-maize-belt-industry-group-2018-01-09 Reuters AGRICULTURE Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:08:00 +0200 474504 1515489982 1515481680 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699502_resized_tongaathulettstarchkilpriviermaize1022duane.jpg 511 287 PAC welcomes proposed land expropriation without compensation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pac-welcomes-proposed-land-expropriation-without-compensation-2018-01-02 African News Agency LAND REDISTRIBUTION Tue, 02 Jan 2018 19:15:00 +0200 474346 1514913685 1514913300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699091_resized_massmartdirectfarmprogrammemrsjamelamogodisfarmofcolacotzaneen1708121022duane.jpg 511 287 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 Battling threat of sugar tax, excessive imports and low price http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/battling-threat-of-sugar-tax-excessive-imports-and-low-price-2017-12-08 Victor Moolman Farming Economics Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472069 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694515_resized_dsc00671022.jpg DEDICATED TO SUGAR CANE Large parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga, about 360 000 ha, are dedicated to growing sugar cane 511 287 Doubt whether desalination plants will be delivered by March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/doubt-whether-desalination-plants-will-be-delivered-by-march-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Farming Economics Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471889 1512736125 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693941_resized_capetown40910duane1022.jpg OCEAN ASSISTANCE The City of Cape Town awarded six companies the construction and commissioning of six desalination plants on November 7 as part of the solution to the water crisis 511 287 Potential of groundwater in spotlight again amid Western Cape drought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/potential-of-groundwater-retakes-spotlight-after-decades-of-disinvestment-2017-12-01 Dylan Slater Water Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471753 1511853907 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Third biennial food and drink exhibition to be held in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/third-biennial-food-and-drink-exhibition-to-be-held-in-2018-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Farming Economics Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469460 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688663_resized_fdtafrica2016exhibition102017fdtafricamessemunchen1022.jpg FDT AFRICA 2018 The aim of fdt Africa 2018 is to consolidate the existing target groups of exhibitors and visitors 511 287 SAB entrepreneurship for employment initiative welcomed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sab-entrepreneurship-for-employment-initiative-welcomed-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Farming Economics Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469762 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689266_resized_beersouthafrica102017busaprbreweryandwineryindustries20171022.jpg SAB PROGRAMME The SAB entrepreneurial programme, which provides a package of support, was launched in September 511 287 Industry still suffers effects of drought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-still-suffers-effects-of-drought-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Farming Economics Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469452 1510643466 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688639_resized_canopies102017vinpro1022.jpg DROUGHT EFFECTS As a result of the drought, the Western Cape has received 30% less rainfall than the amount needed at this stage 511 287 DCD success in winemaking opens new markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biotech-company-turns-to-lucrative-fruit-sugar-concentrates-market-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Farming Economics Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469761 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689262_resized_fruitsugar102017greencelltechnologiesbloomberg1022.jpg LESS SUGAR Consumers are more informed about the effect of foodstuffs they consume and the growing demand for less sugary products 511 287 New Summerstrand-based ale house opened http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-summerstrand-based-ale-house-opened-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Farming Economics Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469661 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688997_resized_varietyoffering102017docksidebrewery1022.jpg GLOBAL STYLES Globally, there are more than thirty main styles of beer 511 287 Tank cleaning ensures quality batch, every time http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tank-cleaning-ensures-quality-batch-every-time-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Farming Economics Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469457 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688654_resized_hydroclawintank102017spraynozzle1022.jpg SPECIALIST PRODUCT The HydroClaw nozzle is a specialist nozzle which is best suited for the cleaning of tanks with high solids content 511 287 Value-for-money centrifugal pumps to change process http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/value-for-money-centrifugal-pumps-to-change-process-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Farming Economics Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469758 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689252_resized_mfp2mfp3pumpseries12017verderpumps1022.jpg UPCOMING AVAILABILITY Higher flow rates are expected to be available very soon 511 287 We should avoid radical rhetoric and policies on land – AgriSA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/we-should-avoid-radical-rhetoric-and-policies-on-land-agrisa-2017-11-01-1 News24Wire LAND REFORM Wed, 01 Nov 2017 14:54:00 +0200 469691 1509541468 1509540840 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689066_resized_agriculturefarming110220515duane.jpg 511 287 Work drying up in Western Cape drought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/work-drying-up-in-western-cape-drought-2017-10-26 News24Wire DROUGHT Thu, 26 Oct 2017 08:34:00 +0200 468975 1509001447 1508999640 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Mahindra SA to start local assembly, move into tractor market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mahindra-sa-to-start-local-assembly-move-into-tractor-market-2017-10-13 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:32:00 +0200 467717 1508138625 1507883520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684759_resized_mahindrapikupfrontright1022.jpg The new-generation Mahindra Pik Up 511 287 Global water insecurity calls for water infrastructure maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-water-insecurity-calls-for-water-infrastructure-maintenance-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Farming Economics Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466187 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681175_resized_cropfailurebloomberg20171022.jpg FOOD INSECURITY Food is heavily reliant on water supply. Scarce water supply puts crops and livestock at risk 511 287 KZN local cane farmers rally together to survive http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kzn-local-cane-farmers-rally-together-to-survive-2017-10-12 African News Agency AGRICULTURE Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:17:00 +0200 467545 1507798078 1507796220 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 CoM shows off potential of rooftop agriculture in Johannesburg inner city http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/com-shows-off-potential-of-rooftop-agriculture-in-johannesburg-inner-city-2017-10-11 Ilan Solomons URBAN AGRICULTURE Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:36:00 +0200 467491 1507735487 1507732560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684091_resized_urbanagriculturechamberofmines111020171022.jpg The Chamber of Mines is participating in and has funded a pilot project to assess the feasibility of growing herbs and vegetables on the rooftops 511 287 Fresh produce market agents, association referred to Competition Tribunal for prosecution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fresh-produce-market-agents-association-referred-to-competition-tribunal-for-prosecution-2017-10-11 Schalk Burger COMPETITION MATTERS Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:57:00 +0200 467478 1507730788 1507730220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 AB InBev focusing on its public interest commitments as it celebrates one year as megabrewer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ab-inbev-focusing-on-its-public-interest-commitments-as-it-celebrates-one-year-as-megabrewer-2017-10-11 Schalk Burger SOCIAL INVESTMENT Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:45:00 +0200 467470 1507731360 1507729500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DTI calls for resolution on outstanding Doha issues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-calls-for-resolution-on-outstanding-doha-issues-2017-10-10 Schalk Burger TRADE Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:02:00 +0200 467246 1507638913 1507633320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Low-skilled labour plan could provide solution to unemployment challenge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/low-skilled-labour-plan-could-provide-solution-to-unemployment-challenge-2017-09-01 David Oliveira EMPLOYMENT Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462797 1504594095 1504821600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Clover warns of up to 67% drop in FY17 HEPS http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clover-warns-of-up-to-67-drop-in-fy17-heps-2017-09-07 Creamer Media Reporter FOOD & BEVERAGE Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:03:00 +0200 464000 1504777854 1504774980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Poultry industry challenges, drought negatively impact on RCL Foods’ FY17 profit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/poultry-industry-challenges-drought-negatively-impact-on-rcl-foods-fy17-profit-2017-08-30 Mia Breytenbach FOOD AND BEVERAGE Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:49:00 +0200 463251 1504101817 1504100940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674865_resized_chicken1022bloomberg.jpg Bloomberg 511 287 Disaster relief money starts flowing into Western Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/disaster-relief-money-starts-flowing-into-western-cape-2017-08-29 News24Wire DISASTER RELIEF Tue, 29 Aug 2017 10:50:00 +0200 463025 1503996757 1503996600 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0