Engineering News | Farming Economics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/farming-economics Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:38:03 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Avocado 'green gold' ripe and ready for South Africa's farmers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/avocado-green-gold-ripe-and-ready-for-south-africas-farmers-2018-06-21 Reuters AGRICULTURE Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:41:00 +0200 490367 1529564228 1529563260 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 DTI, stakeholders establish sugar value-chain task team to address industry challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-stakeholders-establish-sugar-value-chain-task-team-to-address-industry-challenges-2018-05-29 Marleny Arnoldi SUGAR Tue, 29 May 2018 11:01:00 +0200 487993 1527584738 1527584460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729294_resized_sugarcane1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Avian flu still affecting agricultural cycles – Quantum Foods http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/avian-flu-still-affecting-agricultural-cycles-quantum-foods-2018-05-24 Simone Liedtke AGRICULTURAL / FOOD AND BEVERAGE Thu, 24 May 2018 17:01:00 +0200 487707 1527174385 1527174060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 NWK to sell Opti Agri as focus shifts to core business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nwk-to-sell-opti-agri-as-focus-shifts-to-core-business-2018-05-07 Schalk Burger AGRICULTURE Mon, 07 May 2018 15:38:00 +0200 485801 1525701464 1525700280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ramaphosa calls for equal pay for men and women #MayDay http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-calls-for-equal-pay-for-men-and-women-mayday-2018-05-01 African News Agency WORKERS' DAY Tue, 01 May 2018 17:22:00 +0200 485265 1525194536 1525188120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723021_resized_constructionworkersduane.jpg 511 287 Govt committed to accelerating land redistribution - Ramaphosa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-committed-to-accelerating-land-redistribution---ramaphosa-2018-04-27 African News Agency LAND REDISTRISBUTION Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:58:00 +0200 485162 1524844871 1524844680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722839_resized_cyrilramaphosa140420181022.jpg South African President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Pests, diseases a burden on agriculture – ARC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pests-diseases-a-burden-on-agriculture-arc-2018-04-25 Anine Kilian AGRICULTURE Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:17:00 +0200 484981 1524667569 1524665820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Africa’s population growth could drive South Africa’s livestock exports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africas-population-growth-could-drive-south-africas-livestock-exports-2018-04-25 Anine Kilian AGRICULTURE Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:54:00 +0200 484969 1524666378 1524660840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agri SA spent R331m on transformation in 2016/17 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agri-sa-spent-r331m-on-transformation-in-201617-2018-04-24 Anine Kilian AGRICULTURE Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:08:00 +0200 484837 1524575998 1524575280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ramaphosa says there will be 'broad discussion' on expropriation without compensation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-says-there-will-be-broad-discussion-on-expropriation-without-compensation-2018-03-15 News24Wire LAND Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:26:00 +0200 481192 1521096004 1521095160 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714195_resized_cyrilramaphosaparliament20220181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Confidence in agriculture ticks up, but land expropriation yet to weigh in http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/confidence-in-agriculture-ticks-up-but-land-expropriation-yet-to-weigh-in-2018-03-12 Megan van Wyngaardt AGRICULTURE Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:05:00 +0200 480846 1520857349 1520856300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713384_resized_sibanyedonaldsondamagriculturalcooperativegoldallianceproject1110220716duane.jpg 511 287 Wine industry continuously focuses on transformation, social development, says Vinpro http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wine-industry-continuously-focuses-on-transformation-social-development-says-vinpro-2018-03-07 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Wed, 07 Mar 2018 15:07:00 +0200 480453 1520428955 1520428020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712497_resized_vinprophilbowes0320181022.jpg Vinpro transformation and development manager Phil Bowes 511 287 Land expropriation without compensation key for economic growth – Masondo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/land-expropriation-without-compensation-key-for-economic-growth-masonda-2018-03-06 Anine Kilian LAND REFORM Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:38:00 +0200 480303 1520348734 1520343480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712173_resized_agriculturefarming110220515duane.jpg 511 287 Zambia taps climate fund to battle worsening drought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-taps-climate-fund-to-battle-worsening-drought-2018-03-05 Reuters DROUGHT Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:20:00 +0200 480128 1520252478 1520252400 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Long-suffering SA manufacturing sector hoping to reap Ramaphosa dividend http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-optimistic-that-new-governance-will-build-sa-manufacturing-2018-03-02 Dylan Slater MANUFACTURING Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478819 1519718137 1519941600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710220_resized_new.jpg 511 287 Sapoa concerned about land expropriation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sapoa-concerned-about-land-expropriation-2018-03-01 Thabi Madiba POLITICS Thu, 01 Mar 2018 12:20:00 +0200 479846 1519901661 1519899600 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710983_resized_grainmaizefarminglandsouthafricalandrights1022reuters.jpg 511 287 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 1519289589 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