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28 September 2022
View news from South Africa South African maize harvest likely 6.5% lower - source
Nearly 50% of maize produced is used for animal feed...
08 September 2022
View news from South Africa South Africa lifts nationwide cattle movement ban
The 21-day ban was imposed to limit the spread of FMD...
16 August 2022
View news from South Africa S.Africa suspends cattle movement to control FMD
Movement for slaughter still permitted...
28 July 2022
View news from South Africa South African maize harvest down 9.8% from last year
Nearly 50% of maize grown is for animal feed...
04 July 2022
View news from South Africa S. African meat processors concerned over plant-based product labelling
Improper labelling leads to consumer confusion, the group said...
29 June 2022
View news from South Africa South Africa maize harvest drops 10% over last year
Nearly half of maize produced is used for animal feed...
27 May 2022
View news from South Africa South Africa's maize harvest down 9.8% over last year
Maize is used mainly for animal feed...
27 April 2022
View news from South Africa South Africa's maize harvest to fall 9.8% this year
Farmers will harvest 7.170 million tonnes of maize for animal feed...
29 March 2022
View news from South Africa Tiger Brands invests in plant-based food company Herbivore Earthfoods
South African market projected to grow by 6.5% by 2023...
28 March 2022
View news from South Africa South Africa's maize harvest to drop 10% this year
Expected harvest of maize for animal feed is 7.115 million tonnes...
04 November 2021
View news from South Africa Weather extremes push UN plan to fund more weather forecasting
As climate change triggers deadly heatwaves, droughts and floods, three U.N. agencies on Wednesday rolled out funding plans to improve weather forecasting in vulnerable countries....
19 March 2021
View news from South Africa South Africa launches fund to boost Black farming
South Africa has set up a 5 billion rand ($340 million) fund to help Black farmers gain access to capital and boost their role in commercial agriculture, state-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the government said on 18 March....
07 April 2020
View news from South Africa South Africa earmarks $64 million for small-scale farmers as lockdown continues
South Africa has agreed to set aside 1.2 billion rand ($64 million) to assist small-scale farmers and support food production as a nationwide lockdown stretches on....
17 February 2020
View news from South Africa South African Farm Minister lifts livestock auction ban
South Africa has lifted a two-month ban on livestock auctions for cattle, sheep and other species following an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in 2019....
05 February 2020
View news from South Africa How Bovine Tuberculosis Diagnostics Contribute to Wildlife Conservation
The Hluhluwe-Imfolozi park in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is home to over 96 species of mammals, including giraffes, rhinoceros, elephants, lions and African buffalo. Bovine tuberculosis (bTB), a major infectious disease that affects the lungs and lymph...
14 January 2020
View news from South Africa Dire Prediction for SA Beef Exports After FMD Outbreak
SOUTH AFRICA - SA could lose up to $140m (R2.02bn) in 2020 as countries in the region and elsewhere hold back on importing its beef due to a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak....
30 May 2019
View news from South Africa Anthrax Outbreak Among Cattle in Lesotho
SOUTH AFRICA - The Veterinary Authority of Lesotho has reported three anthrax outbreaks to the World Health Organisation for Animal Health, after 24 cattle died of the bacteria-born disease....
11 April 2019
View news from South Africa Cattle Will Suffer as Support for SPCAs Dwindles, IFP Warns
SOUTH AFRICA - The vital work carried out by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in rural areas has been highlighted by the Inkatha Freedom Party....
17 January 2019
View news from South Africa Karan Beef Merger Approved with Conditions
SOUTH AFRICA - The proposed merger of Karan Beef Holdings merger with Karan Beef and Karan Beef Feedlot was approved by the Competition Tribunal on Wednesday with certain conditions....
09 January 2019
View news from South Africa FMD Found in Cattle in Limpopo
SOUTH AFRICA - The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries has quarantined an area in Vhembe in Limpopo, following positive laboratory results for foot-and-mouth disease in cattle in the district....
28 August 2018
View news from South Africa SA Farmers 'Furious' Over Trump Land Tweet
SOUTH AFRICA - Farmers in the country have demanded Donald Trump "leave us the hell alone" after the US president criticized the country's land reform plans, accusing him of trying to deflect attention from his own scandals....
23 November 2017
View news from South Africa ESS-FOOD Enters South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - ESS-FOOD, which has to date been a pure trading company, is now pursuing a new direction and establishing itself in the foodservice sector in South Africa....
20 June 2017
View news from South Africa Competition Commission Raids Beef Suppliers for 'Price Fixing'
SOUTH AFRICA - The Competition Commission raided 13 premises belonging to seven meat suppliers in three provinces on Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing investigation into the alleged fixing of prices and trading conditions....
14 June 2017
View news from South Africa TAU SA Commends Agri Sector for 22% Growth
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African agricultural sector has not been a contributing factor to the recession the country currently has to contend with, and TAU SA congratulates the entire agricultural sector, and in particular all farmers, for the remarkable...
26 April 2017
View news from South Africa Co-op Launches Livestock Feed, Maize Meal Processing Facility
SOUTH AFRICA - In a quest to enter the commercial agro-processing and meat production market, the Mount Frere-based Matyeni Agricultural Co-operative in the Alfred Nzo district of the Eastern Cape, launched a processing facility which produces livestock...
14 February 2017
View news from South Africa DAFF Meets China with Prospects of Exporting Beef
SOUTH AFRICA - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) of the Republic of South Africa hosted a delegation from the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) of The Peoples Republic of China...
07 December 2016
View news from South Africa SA Reminds Namibia to Test Export Cattle for TB
SOUTH AFRICA - SA’s biggest beef import partner on the continent, Namibia, has fallen foul of the country’s tuberculosis (TB) testing standards, leading to a low-key trade dispute between the countries....
17 May 2016
View news from South Africa US Beef Arrives in Recently Reopened South African Market
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has confirmed that the first shipment of US beef recently arrived in South Africa following the reopening of the South African market earlier this year....
 
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