Farmers buoyed by bumper wheat crop

The 2020 wheat harvest is expected to be over 2.1-million tons, the largest since 2002

29 November 2020 - 00:13 By JANE STEINACKER

This year's bumper wheat harvest will give SA's grain farmers a financial boost - but they will need another season before they find their financial footing.

The 2020 wheat harvest is expected to be over 2.1-million tons, the largest since 2002, which yielded 2.45-million tons of the grain, says Dawie Maree, head of agriculture information & marketing at FNB...

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