Conventional stick seed cane, while long relied on as the source of plant material for commercial sugar cane crops, comes with unavoidable inefficiencies. Experts in seed cane propagation explain how the ‘speedlings’ concept provides an alternative, cost-efficient […]
The Land Bank’s operational performance continues to deteriorate as its financial losses grew by 211% to R2.8bn for the year to 31 March 2020, compared with a loss of R902m in the previous year. By Ray Mahlaka […]
SA Canegrowers’ submission on the Government Gazette (No. 43920) published on 20 November 2020. The submission contains the proposed recommendations on the investigation into the National Minimum Wage.
BY: COLLEEN DARDAGAN 28 OCT 2020 FILED IN: CANEGROWERS NEWS KwaZulu-Natal grower and SA Canegrowers’ Chairman Rex Talmage is the latest commercial farmer to donate high-quality seedcane to rural small-scale neighbourhoods in line with the industry’s agreed biosecurity plan. […]
BY: COLLEEN DARDAGAN 11 DEC 2019 FILED IN: CANEGROWERS NEWS Caption: Sugar industry representatives and successful participants in the SA Canegrowers Youth Development Intern Programme celebrate the conclusion of their year-long course. A group of youngsters aspiring to become South […]
Let us all make a choice to buy South African sugar! Because there is no place like Home Sweet Home. Did you know that the South African sugar industry supports over one million livelihoods, mostly in poor […]
BY: LEON MOONSAMY 04 NOV 2020 FILED IN: CANEGROWERS NEWS Eston located in the KZN midlands is an area that has been producing and supplying sugar cane to Illovo Sugar mill located in Eston for many years. Historically the harvesting […]
SA Canegrowers’ member, Lilian Dube says her certified seedcane plot has meant more money in the bank, the opportunity to grow her land under sugarcane while at the same time varying her crops to ensure her family […]
VAT specialist, Dee Bezuidenhout attended our workshops along the North Coast, last month, to bring the latest information on how best to navigate the issues around the VAT and Diesel Rebates to our growers.
In an article published in the Daily News and on IOL online today, SA Canegrowers’ Chairman Rex Talmage estimated that for every ton of imported sugar that flows into the country, the South African industry loses R4 […]