Ahead of Minister Godongwana delivering his Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) today, 11 November 2021, SA Canegrowers calls on him to scrap the Health Promotion Levy (HPL or sugar tax). Minister Godongwana will be delivering his […]
SA Canegrowers welcomes the announcement by Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel that R85 million in relief funding will be provided to 192 canegrowers affected by the looting and violence that broke out across KwaZulu-Natal and […]
Laura Lopez Gonzalez Daily Maverick South Africa’s plan to revitalise the sugar industry includes a proposed three-year moratorium on any increases to the country’s sugary beverage tax, says the South African Canegrowers’ Association. In his 2019 State of […]
ENGINEERING NEWS https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cotton-farming-provides-diversification-options-for-south-african-canegrowers-2021-10-14/rep_id:4136 The SA Canegrowers Association will present the outcomes of a recently concluded cotton diversification pilot project to the Sugarcane Value Chain Masterplan Task Team on diversification. “These findings represent an exciting new avenue for […]
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Richmond sugarcane farmer, Brad O’Neill is the 2021 KZN Kwanalu Young Farmer of the Year. Brad impressed the judges with his commitment to precision farming, his advanced and sustainable bio-dynamic practices, and his successful value-added rum Agricole […]
https://www.news24.com/news24/columnists/guestcolumn/opinion-kiki-mzoneli-albert-luthulis-groutville-cane-growing-and-preserving-our-heritage-20210924 Over the past year, government, the sugar industry, and stakeholders throughout the value chain have been focusing on implementing the Sugar Industry Value Chain Masterplan. The shared interest underpinning the plan is to safeguard and sustain […]
The Lowvelder September 28, 2021 The crops of 70 sugar cane farmers have been jeopardised after cables were stolen at Walda Pump Station outside Tonga on July 21.