Agricultural confidence high as bumper harvest beckons

Drought in parts of South America and increased demand from China are driving up prices

20 June 2021 - 00:12 By JANE STEINACKER

Some of SA's farmers are expecting bumper crops and the sector is optimistic about the next quarter, despite the dip in its contribution to GDP last quarter.

The agriculture, forestry and fishing sector decreased at a rate of 3.2% in the first quarter, according to Stats SA...

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