Engineering News | Farming Economics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/farming-economics Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:39:20 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Agribusiness confidence remains subdued https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agribusiness-confidence-remains-subdued-2019-06-11 Marleny Arnoldi AGRIBUSINESS Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:20:00 +0200 522467 1560263111 1560262800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804630_resized_unileveragriculturesunflowerfarmmookgophong304131022duane.jpg 511 287 Land Bank economist warns of increasing risk of African swine fever https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/land-bank-economist-warns-of-increasing-risk-of-african-swine-fever-2019-05-24 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE Fri, 24 May 2019 16:45:00 +0200 520868 1558709194 1558709100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Larger stands, more technology on display at Nampo https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/larger-stands-more-technology-on-display-at-nampo-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Farming Economics Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517975 1556885086 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795219_resized_nampojohndeeretracker05191022.jpg TRACTOR TRACKER Satellites in farming are now a reality 511 287 Hydraulics company using expo to highlight products https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulics-company-using-expo-to-highlight-products-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Farming Economics Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517992 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795253_resized_nampohawuniflex05191022.jpg FLEX THOSE MUSCLES The Uniflex grease crimper will take center stage at the HAW stand this year 511 287 New products for the agriculture industry being launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-products-for-the-agriculture-industry-being-launched-2019-04-25 Halima Frost Farming Economics Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517995 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795272_resized_nampobmgboerslim05191022.jpg BOER MAAK N PLAN The Boer Slim/Smart Farming initiative offers a range of products developed with and for local farmers 511 287 Biggest Nampo yet boasts 775 stands https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biggest-nampo-yet-boasts-775-stands-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Farming Economics Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518075 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795486_resized_nampograinsa05191022.jpg HIGH EXPECTATIONS An aerial view of the continent’s largest agriculture show being held in May 511 287 Supportive policy and infrastructure needed to improve agricultural harvest https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-ingredients-2019-05-10 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518328 1557130678 1557439200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797241_resized_growth.jpg 511 287 Sugar industry advised to diversify product offering, enter niche product markets https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-industry-advised-to-diversify-product-offering-enter-niche-product-markets-2019-04-29 Marleny Arnoldi SUGAR Mon, 29 Apr 2019 12:00:00 +0200 518275 1556549201 1556532000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795982_resized_sugarcane1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Agricultural sector needs 'reality-based transformation' https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agricultural-sector-needs-reality-based-transformation-2019-04-25 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:53:00 +0200 518085 1556202334 1556200380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agricultural sector urged to collaborate https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agricultural-sector-urged-to-collaborate-2019-04-24 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:43:00 +0200 517980 1556172085 1556116980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa's 2018/19 maize crop seen down 15% on drought https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-201819-maize-crop-seen-down-15-on-drought-2019-04-24 Reuters AGRICULTURE Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:47:00 +0200 517943 1556103437 1556102820 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 MSU receives $7.8m grant for agricultural research institute in Malawi https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/msu-receives-78m-grant-for-agricultural-research-institute-in-malawi-2019-04-23 Schalk Burger AGRICULTURE Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:47:00 +0200 517810 1556013010 1556012820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Presidential panel member rejects final report on South African land reform https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/presidential-panel-member-rejects-final-report-on-south-african-land-reform-2019-04-23 Reuters LAND REFORM Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:22:00 +0200 517768 1556004201 1556004120 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Access to finance, training key to building SA’s black farming community – Afgri https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/access-to-finance-training-key-to-building-sas-black-farming-community-afgri-2019-04-15 African News Agency AGRICULTURE Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:37:00 +0200 517216 1555321878 1555317420 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Zimbabwe to start paying white farmers compensation after April https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-to-start-paying-white-farmers-compensation-after-april-2019-04-08 Reuters AGRICULTURE Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:31:00 +0200 516536 1554718545 1554715860 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Afgri creates strategic grains storage platform https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afgri-creates-strategic-grains-storage-platform-2019-04-08 Simone Liedtke AGRICULTURE Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:11:00 +0200 516531 1554714743 1554714660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Uptick in demand for water-sector consulting https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uptick-in-demand-for-water-sector-consulting-2019-03-20 Cameron Mackay Farming Economics Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514812 1555058104 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788418_resized_matzikammamunicipality0320191022.jpg THE MATZIKAMMA MUNICIPALITY The Matzikamma municipality coastline was deemed suitable for land-based aquaculture farming 511 287 Digital initiatives can unlock value for South Africa – Accenture https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-initiatives-can-unlock-value-for-south-africa-accenture-2019-04-04 Schalk Burger DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:09:00 +0200 516326 1554387251 1554386940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Commitment to transform rural communities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-producer-committed-to-transforming-rural-communities-2019-03-14 Khutso Maphatsoe Farming Economics Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514345 1553523592 1553810400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787529_resized_sugargrowerssugarmalelanemill0320191022.jpg SHARING THE SWEETNESS Illovo Sugar South Africa makes an economic impact working with small retailers who sell its products within South Africa 511 287 Agribusiness confidence index rises to 46 in the first quarter https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agribusiness-confidence-index-rises-to-46-in-the-first-quarter-2019-03-18 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:37:00 +0200 514558 1552911793 1552905420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 China a potential market for South African avos as other markets mull import bans https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-a-potential-market-for-south-african-avos-as-other-markets-mull-import-bans-2019-03-15 Simone Liedtke FOOD AND BEVERAGE Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:23:00 +0200 514458 1552656294 1552656180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Grain conveyor solution system offered https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grain-conveyor-solution-system-offered-2019-03-15 Thabi Madiba Farming Economics Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512954 1552313817 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Movement calls for Brazilian chicken import ban https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/movement-calls-for-brazilian-chicken-import-ban-2019-03-15 Thabi Madiba Farming Economics Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512731 1552313817 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783803_resized_chickenprocessline0820171022bloomberg.jpg CHICKEN FOOT CHICKEN BASE Brazil now accounts for more than 60% of South Africa’s chicken imports, while local producers claim imports are not necessary at all 511 287 SA farmers turning to technology to boost yields and financial resilience https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-harvest-2019-03-15 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512474 1552381426 1552600800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786655_resized_digital.jpg 511 287 Dubai scientists grow super crops that thrive in salty deserts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dubai-scientists-grow-super-crops-that-thrive-in-salty-deserts-2019-02-28 Bloomberg AGROPROCESSING Thu, 28 Feb 2019 10:26:00 +0200 512878 1551343121 1551342360 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 South Africa's 2019 maize crop seen 20% lower after drought delays plantings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-2019-maize-crop-seen-20-lower-after-drought-delays-plantings-2019-02-26 Reuters Farming Economics Tue, 26 Feb 2019 12:33:00 +0200 512652 1551177292 1551177180 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783664_resized_maizefarmingsouthafricareuters1022.jpg 511 287 South Africa will have to produce 50% more food by 2050 or face crisis – WWF https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-will-have-to-produce-50-more-food-by-2050-or-face-crisis-wwf-2019-02-20 News24Wire AGRICULTURE Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:43:00 +0200 512080 1550645736 1550644980 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Precision farming enables cost savings in a tight economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/precision-farming-enables-cost-savings-in-a-tight-economy-2019-01-30 Creamer Media Reporter Farming Economics Thu, 31 Jan 2019 14:25:00 +0200 510019 1549008304 1548937500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778236_resized_1022rer.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/77254_2019-02-01_rer522-precisionfarming-hdweb.mp4100413416Precision farming enables cost savings in a tight economy Precision farming enables cost savings in a tight economy Good rains lift SA crop production estimates – agricultural economist https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/good-rains-lift-sa-crop-production-estimates-agricultural-economist-2019-01-30 African News Agency Farming Economics Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:22:00 +0200 509974 1548829632 1548829320 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777734_resized_agriculture201151022duane.jpg 511 287 Agricultural sector plan prioritises job creation, agroprocessing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agricultural-sector-plan-prioritises-job-creation-agroprocessing-2019-01-29 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Tue, 29 Jan 2019 12:59:00 +0200 509923 1548828235 1548759540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777638_resized_drjohnpurchase0119dylan1022.jpg Agbiz CEO Dr John Purchase 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/77216_2019-01-29_busa_agri_twitter.mp432754353Agbiz CEO Dr John Purchase discusses the agricultural sector's five-year business plan. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Agbiz CEO Dr John Purchase discusses the agricultural sector's five-year business plan. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. South Africa farmers seek R3bn in drought aid https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-farmers-seek-r3bn-in-drought-aid-2019-01-25 Reuters AGRICULTURE Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:16:00 +0200 509716 1548427092 1548418560 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Company focused on agriculture https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-focused-on-agriculture-2019-01-10 Cameron Mackay Farming Economics Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508246 1548081095 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773904_resized_agrismartsolutionnampo05181022.jpg AGRI-SMART SOLUTION The joint venture will bring the most essential spare products closer to farmers, in order to satisfy their maintenance needs for bearings and agricultural products 511 287 South African wine grape crop for 2019 ‘marginally larger’ – Vinpro https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-wine-grape-crop-for-2019-marginally-larger-vinpro-2019-01-21 Simone Liedtke AGRICULTURE Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:12:00 +0200 509177 1548080020 1548079920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775938_resized_agriculturevinpromediaoes2019krediethannovanschalkwyk012019vinpro1022.jpg The 2018 harvest amounted to just over 1.2-million tonnes, 14% smaller than the previous year, mainly owing to the drought 511 287 AGCO to take farm mechanisation into rural African communities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agco-to-take-farm-mechanization-into-rural-african-communities-2019-01-21 African News Agency AGRICULTURE Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:13:00 +0200 509118 1548064587 1548061980 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Drought, animal disease threaten South African farmers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drought-animal-disease-threaten-south-african-farmers-2019-01-21 Reuters AGRICULTURE Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:57:00 +0200 509056 1548055780 1548053820 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Don’t hurt farmers with higher electricity tariffs, says Agri Western Cape https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dont-hurt-farmers-with-higher-electricity-tariffs-says-agri-western-cape-2019-01-15 Kim Cloete ELECTRICITY Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:59:00 +0200 508638 1547621298 1547564340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Agri-hub seen as key post-mining-economy jobs driver in west Gauteng https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agri-hub-seen-as-key-post-mining-economy-jobs-driver-in-west-gauteng-2019-01-14 Terence Creamer AGRICULTURE Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:30:00 +0200 508430 1547477792 1547458200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000774286_resized_agriculturesibanyereapwhatyousow41022.jpg The programme is part of bigger plan to build a sustainable post-mining economy in the West Rand 511 287