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    The SANDF and Agri SA Discuss Further Cooperation

    The South African National Defence Force and Agri SA met on 30 November 2020 to explore further areas of co-operation; the establishment of a mutually beneficial relationship and more specifically to explore integrated rural economic development and rural security initiatives. The Chief of the SANDF, General Shoke, said, “The Defence Force should be a role […] More

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    Engen brings much needed relief to the agricultural sector

    In response to severe drought across vast tracts of South Africa and the associated hardships experienced by many farmers, Engen partnered with Agri SA earlier this year to help support the agricultural sector by driving contributions to their Drought Aid Fund. Over a six-month period, Engen contributed R1 to the Fund for every litre of […] More

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    Agri SA responds to COVID-19

    Organised agriculture’s role to ensure sustained food production amidst the COVID-19 pandemic Organised agriculture (Agri SA, AGBIZ, Grain SA, TLU SA) currently serves on the Department of Agriculture’s COVID-19 task team. This pandemic causes large-scale disruption within South African society. The government has introduced comprehensive lockdown measures to confine the movement of people to a […] More

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    COVID-19: Tough times ahead for SA economy

    Examples of COVID-19’s shorter-term economic consequences include falling demand for airline and tourism services, disruptions to supply chains and global food systems. South Africa’s economic challenges include amongst others, high and rising levels of government debt, electricity supply constraints and high unemployment. COVID-19 can intensify an economic slowdown amidst a fragile economic outlook. A slowdown […] More

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    Agri SA and Aerobotics partner to offer free service for all South African farmers

    Agri SA and Aerobotics have today announced a partnership to provide South African farmers with access to free satellite farming data and the latest Aeroview In-Field Scouting Application. The partnership aims to accelerate access to analytical information at scale to assist farmers in the early identification of pest and disease and improvement of yield. “The […] More

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    Agri SA deputy the new Agri SETA chairperson

    Agri SA proudly congratulates Christo van der Rheede as the new Chairperson and Neil Hamman as new board member of the Agri SETA board. Agri SETA is a government agency responsible for the administration and funding of training programs within the agricultural sector. The budget for the 2018/19 financial year for Agri SETA is R373 […] More

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    Grondmosie – populistiese politiek seevier oor nasionale belang

    Agri SA het volle begrip vir die noodsaak van grondhervorming en die frustrasie met die oënskynlike stadige vordering en is verbind tot ordelike en volhoubare grondhervorming. Politiek en emosie het egter die botoon gevoer in die debat oor grond wat Dinsdagmiddag (27 Februarie 2018) in die Nasionale Vergadering gevoer is.  Die EFF het ‘n mosie […] More

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    Agri SA se verwagtinge van die 2018-begrotingsrede

    Dit is só dat die jaarlikse nasionale begrotingsrede ‘n geleentheid in Suid-Afrika is waarvoor almal wag. Tesame met die positiewe veranderinge wat tans plaasvind in die politieke landskap, word daar verwag dat die Februarie 2018-begrotingsrede beslis aandag sal geniet – nie net van die besigheidsektor en individue binne Suid-Afrika nie maar ook buite die land. […] More

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    Kundiges verwag dat herfskommandowurm landswyd in Suid-Afrika kan versprei

    Volgens ‘n onlangse mediaverklaring, verwag kundiges dat die herfskommandowurm oor Suid-Afrika heen sal versprei (met die moontlike uitsondering van die Wes-Kaap). Die verslag dui aan dat besmetting in vyf distrikte in Limpopo, dele van Mpumalanga asook in die Oos-Kaap aangemeld is. Die Departement van Landbou, Bosbou en Visserye (DAFF) het versoek dat boere en landbou-organisasies […] More

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    Foutiewe beriggewing skaad boere se beeld

    Foutiewe beriggewing deur die Gautengse- en Tarlton polisie aan die media oor die tragiese skietdood van ‘n plaaswerker in die Krugersdorp-omgewing het boere se naam deur die modder gesleep. Aanvanklike berigte het beweer dat ‘n boer ‘n trekkerbestuurder wat ‘n trekker gesteel het, doodgeskiet het. Latere berigte het egter bevestig dat ‘n sekuriteitsbeampte verantwoordelik was […] More

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    Expropriation without compensation is an economic time bomb

    Agri SA takes note with dismay of the ANC’s decision to amend Section 25 of the Constitution to allow for expropriation without compensation. As the relevant section stands now there are strict conditions justifying expropriation.  There is no rational basis for this decision by the ANC. The High Level Panel on the Assessment of Key […] More

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