Western Cape fire season worst in 7 years – 20/01/2015
December to April is fire season in the Western Cape and according to Working on Fire (WoF), a broad-basedintegrated fire management initiative; it is already the worst fire season recorded in seven years. And it is not yet February – which, as it is usually the windiest month of the year, is traditionally the high-alert month.
Fracking firm in bid to do tests in Karoo 20/01/2015
Falcon Oil and Gas, one of the companies which hopes to frack for shale gas in the Karoo, has applied to the government to conduct seismic tests that will involve drilling shallow boreholes on hundreds of Karoo farms.
Mielieboere hou asem op oor reën 21/01/2015
Reën is binne die volgende drie weke nodig as Suid-Afrika vanjaar ’n goeie mielie-oes wil hê.
AGRI TRENDS:   Weekly Market Analysis – 16/01/2015
The average potato price, on the five major fresh produce markets for the week was at R2338/t, compared to R3359/t the same time a year ago. Prices have not only dropped as a result of supply and demand, but due to poor quality potatoes and numerous wet bags in the market.
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