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SA grain farmers call for government support

SA grain farmers call for government support Extreme drought and heat waves have prompted South African grain farmers to call on government assistance     South Africa is facing a severe drought crisis exacerbated by extreme heat waves, leaving the nation’s grain producers reeling under immense pressure. The scorching temperatures and prolonged dry spells have ravaged […]

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Recent weather conditions in southern Africa had a significant impact on grain producers in the region. Image credit: Melissa Askew from Unsplash.

Climate concerns for farmers

Climate concerns for farmers Recent weather conditions in southern Africa had a significant impact on grain producers in the region. The recent weather conditions that prevailed in the winter grain regions and current conditions in the summer grain regions have a significant economic impact on grain producers in South Africa. The winter grain production season

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South African agriculture show exceeds expectations

South African agriculture show exceeds all expectations WhyAfrica visited the Nampo Harvest Day in Bothaville in the Free State Province of South Africa for the first time last week to keep our fingers on the pulse of the latest trends in the African agriculture sector. The year’s Nampo Harvest Day exceeded expectations with a solid

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Supporting smallholder farmers amidst the pandemic

22 August 2021 – Nozizwe Mhlongo farms on 10 hectares of land in Sehlakoane, a rural area in Limpopo. Some of this land she uses for maize production which recently benefited from Bayer’s Better Farms Better Lives initiative. Nozizwe is one of the estimated two million smallholder and subsistence farmers in South Africa, many of

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