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    Paul is currently the Agricultural Economist for FNB and holds a B.Inst. Agrariae Honours in Agricultural Economics from University of Pretoria, and a Bsc Honours Agricultural Economics from University of the Free State.

    World grain and oilseed production estimates for 2016/17 came in at record highs The latest world production update from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) indicates that the 2016/17 grain harvest will yield of 2.57 billion tons, which is up 5% year‑on‑year (y/y). This is slightly higher than the International Grains Council’s (IGC) 2.1 […]

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    Paul is currently the Agricultural Economist for FNB and holds a B.Inst. Agrariae Honours in Agricultural Economics from University of Pretoria, and a Bsc Honours Agricultural Economics from University of the Free State.

    Weekly update on Livestock and Fibre markets The strength in the beef market continues as the availability of stock remains limited due to better production conditions across the producing areas. The demand for weaner calf remains strong on prospects declining feed costs and tighter supplies. The nearby JSE beef carcass futures were mostly steady for […]

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    Paul is currently the Agricultural Economist for FNB and holds a B.Inst. Agrariae Honours in Agricultural Economics from University of Pretoria, and a Bsc Honours Agricultural Economics from University of the Free State.

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    The 2016/17 agricultural season has turned out excellent for the industry after a devastating drought last year, thanks to the good rains across the producing areas. Both pastures and cultivated crops are currently in excellent condition with of course the exception of the Western and some parts of the Eastern Cape. So far, indications are […]

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    Paul is currently the Agricultural Economist for FNB and holds a B.Inst. Agrariae Honours in Agricultural Economics from University of Pretoria, and a Bsc Honours Agricultural Economics from University of the Free State.

    Weekly update: Grains, Oilseeds & Sugar Markets According to the recent Crop Estimate Committee (CEC) report, South Africa’s potential harvest of grain and oilseed crops for 2016/17 is 16.21 million tons, which is up 72.5% year-on-year (y/y). This is largely on the back of better production conditions across the major summer crop areas following a […]

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    Paul is currently the Agricultural Economist for FNB and holds a B.Inst. Agrariae Honours in Agricultural Economics from University of Pretoria, and a Bsc Honours Agricultural Economics from University of the Free State.

    Weekly update – Fruit & Vegetable Markets Last week saw a rebound in most vegetable prices as a result of an uptick in demand during the month end period. Tomatoes were the exception with modest losses for the week. We again saw a mixed trend in the fruit market with biggest declines in the avocado […]

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