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Wednesday, June 28, 2023
South Africa forecasts 5.7% increase in corn harvest for 2022/2023 season
Data from South Africa's Crop Estimates Committee (CEC) showed that South African farmers are projected to achieve a 5.7% boost in corn production for the upcoming 2022/2023 season compared to the previous season, MoneyWeb reported.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
South Africa, Zambia await second-largest corn crop
South Africa and Zambia are both expecting their second-largest corn harvests on record, Business Live reported.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
South Africa eyes higher 2020 corn crop
Corn farmers of South Africa are anticipated to reap more corn this year compared with the previous season because of favourable weather conditions, according to a Reuters survey on Tuesday.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
South Africa opens market to US corn
The South African government this month issued 15 permits authorising the import of 1.3 million metric tonnes of yellow and white corn from the United States after announcing last December that it would immediately lift the biotech restrict ...
Monday, July 6, 2015
South Africa may be net importer of corn for first time in 7 years
South Africa, the biggest corn producing country in Africa, could be a net importer for the first time in seven years this season as drought persists, Bloomberg reports.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
South Africa may lower corn output forecast: Reuters
South Africa will likely lower its corn output forecast for this year as farmers have harvested most of the crop for the season, a Reuters survey of traders showed.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Forecast of South Africa's corn output raised by 0.8% this season
The forecast for South Africa's corn output has been given a 0.8% raise for this season, according to the Crop Estimates Committee. Furthermore, farmers in Africa's largest corn producing nation are expected to bring in 9.8 million tonnes o ...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
South Africa imports corn as drought destroys crops
Crops in South Africa have been decimated by the country's most severe drought since 1992. The disaster has prompted the country to import corn for the first time in 11 months, according to a local grain farmers' organisation. Affected area ...
Friday, February 27, 2015
South Africa's corn harvest seen to fall 32%
February 27, 2015 South Africa's corn harvest seen to fall 32% South Africa's corn harvest could see a 32% decline to 9.66 million tonnes this year, compared to 2014 which saw a record 14.25 million tonnes. The forecast is 7.6% lower than p ...
Monday, February 23, 2015
South Africa to see lower corn harvest in 2015
With dry weather condition affecting South Africa's corn farms, the country may see a lower harvest of 10.5 million tonnes in 2015 from 14.25 million tonnes in 2014, a Bloomberg News survey reported. The figure is based on a median of estim ...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
South Africa plants less corn in 2014
October 29, 2014 South Africa plants less corn in 2014 South Africa's Crop Estimates Committee (CEC) has lowered its estimate for corn plantings, saying farmers might have sowed 2.6 million hectares of the grain in the 2014 season. Its Sept ...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
South Africa raises forecast for corn output in 2014
August 28, 2014 South Africa raises forecast for corn output in 2014 With a favourable weather that helps improve crop production, South Africa has raised its corn output forecast for 2014 by over 2%. The government's Crop Estimates Committ ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
South Africa may raise its 2014 corn output forecast
July 30, 2014     South Africa may raise its 2014 corn output forecast South Africa is likely to raise its 2014 corn output forecast slightly as harvesting ends with little expectation of a big change in the estimate, a Reuters survey showe ...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
South Africa soon to export yellow corn to China
July 2, 2014 South Africa soon to export yellow corn to China   South Africa, the biggest corn producer in Africa, will soon start export of the yellow corn to China.  Talks between the two countries are in the final stage, CEO of Grain SA, ...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Forecast for South Africa's corn output revised up
May 27, 2014 Forecast for South Africa's corn output revised up South Africa's corn output for this year is forecast to rise to 13.27 million tonnes, a Reuter's survey showed. The previous forecast estimated the figures to be 13.029 million ...

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