LATEST NEWS FROM South Africa

15:31PM May 07, 2019

Tyson Foods Reports Strong Q2; Plans for ASF Impacts

Sara Brown
Livestock and Production Editor
In its second quarter profit statement, Tyson projects its U.S. pork, chicken and beef units will all benefit from increased demand due to African swine fever outbreaks.
14:09PM Jan 08, 2019

South Africa Finds Foot-and-Mouth Disease in Cattle in Limpopo

Bloomberg
Wire Service
South Africa’s Department of Agriculture has quarantined an area in Vhembe in Limpopo province following positive laboratory results for foot-and-mouth disease in cattle in the district.
08:55AM Jul 25, 2018

U.S. Red Meat Making Progress in South African Market

USMEF
AgWeb Contributor
U.S. beef and pork regained access to South Africa in 2016. South Africa ranks as the second-largest destination for U.S. beef livers. Pork exports have been slower.
22:17PM Dec 21, 2017

South African Drought Slams Everything From Grapes to Lambs

Bloomberg
Wire Service
Wheat-crop forecast was cut again as dryness hurts yields.
18:23PM Jun 02, 2017

Farmers Want Probe Into South Africa Drought-Relief Spend

Bloomberg
Wire Service
Funds wasted on service providers, pricey feed, farmers say.
19:01PM May 26, 2017

South Africa Predicts Record Corn Crop After Rain Boosts Yields

Bloomberg
Wire Service
April food-price inflation slowed to 6.6 percent year-on-year.
16:56PM May 23, 2017

South Africa Seen Raising Forecast for Biggest Corn Crop Since 1981

Bloomberg
Wire Service
Growers may reap 14.65 million tons this year, survey shows.