More master plan progress and job creation

The government’s failure to renew or replace temporary anti-dumping duties risks the substantial master plan progress that the poultry industry has made.

Sorghum – an indigenous African grain

A plea has been made for the revival of a nutritious grain indigenous to Africa but in declining production: sorghum.

Poultry value chain sees master plan benefits

South Africa’s grain industry says it has seen benefits from the poultry master plan, which has created growth and jobs across the poultry value chain

Ruffling VAT feathers

Small chicken farmers on Twitter are making a case for VAT-free poultry feed. Will the government listen?

Power cuts dim the hopes of SA’s farmers

Loashedding is having a devastating impact on the country’s agricultural sector.

Poultry is the biggest job creator in SA’s agri sector

Poultry is the second largest component of South Africa's agricultural sector, and its largest job creator.

Hammarsdale revival

After going through some hard times, the Hammarsdale area outside Durban in KwaZulu-Natal is undergoing a bit of a revival.

CBH builds a ‘poultry palace’

Country Bird Holdings makes another substantial upgrade to a facility in Johannesburg, dubbing it the "poultry palace".

Ramaphosa backs localisation

Localisation is a key part of South Africa’s post-Covid economic reconstruction plan, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Look again at those unemployment statistics

BFAP urges caution about the accuracy of South Africa’s record high jobless numbers, particularly in the agricultural sector.

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