Crops and Support Services Industry in South Africa

Experts Views (12)
  • Grain and Feed Quarterly Update

    Post forecasts a five percent increase in South Africa’s corn area for the 2012/13 MY to 3.3 million hectares.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 17 Nov 2012 related to Crops and Support Services in South Africa

  • Agribusiness sector

    South Africa is a major agricultural producer and is self-sufficient in most major food crops.

    UK Trade & Investment on 28 Sep 2012 related to Crops and Support Services in South Africa

  • Grain and Feed Quarterly Update

    Post increased its forecast for corn area planted in the 2012/13 MY by 10 percent to 3.3 million hectares, as farmers will react positively on higher prices.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 9 Aug 2012 related to Crops and Support Services in South Africa

  • Grain and Feed Update

    Post forecasts planted area for corn in the 2012/13 MY at three million hectares. This should result in a crop of about 11.4 million tons.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 13 May 2012 related to Crops and Support Services in South Africa

  • The supply and demand for oilseeds

    With the increase in local demand for soybeans due to the building of new crushing plants, post expects that the area to be planted with soybeans in the 2012/13 MY will increase.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 21 Apr 2012 related to Crops and Support Services in South Africa

Hot Tips (2) Go Top
  • Seeds and Grain Production

    South Africa’s 2009/10 marketing year commercial corn crop is estimated at 11.2 million tons on 2.4 million hectares. The corn crop yield is estimated at 4.62 tons per hectare which will be the highest corn yield per hectare ever recorded in South Africa.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 4 Jan 2010 related to Crops and Support Services in South Africa

  • Grain and Feed in South Africa

    South Africa’s 2009/10 marketing year commercial corn crop is finalized at 11.7 million tons on 2.4 million hectares. The corn crop yield is 4.8 tons per hectare, which is the highest corn yield per hectare ever recorded in South Africa.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 4 Jan 2010 related to Crops and Support Services in South Africa

Latest News (1) Go Top
  • Pioneer Hi-Bred Seeks Commercialization

    On July 26th, 2011, the U.S. branch of Pioneer in South Africa, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, announced that it is planning to introduce a new oleic-rich genetically modified soybean seed in South Africa.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 19 Aug 2011 related to Crops and Support Services in South Africa

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