Nationwide the worst drought since the early 1990s is being felt. The drought affects many farmers and in some regions there are no crops, so naturally it affects meat production too. This leads to the inflation of food prices and affects South Africa’s economy directly.
The super El Niño that has the world by its throat going into 2016, doesn’t seem to be losing momentum.
Die beperkte reënval, het met dit beperkte voorraad van veevoer gebring. Die veevoervervaardigers kan nie byhou met die vraag na hul produkte nie.
Just as the meat war with the United States seemed to have reached a ceasefire, the White House decided to test the credibility of their renewed trade partnership with South Africa.
Die reën oor die afgelope naweek het minimale verligting gebring, maar die mensdom is besig om in te gryp.
Seeing as South Africa is caught in, what experts call, a natural disaster, it is important to know the enemy (South African droughts).
Exportation of poultry and meat by America to South Africa, has been declining in the past fifteen years due to health concerns, but it seems that American pork and meat is once again welcome in South Africa.
Daar word verwag dat die somerreëngebied hierdie week reën kan sien, wat vir baie boere goeie nuus hoort te wees.
As the drought continues with its devastating effect on South Africa’s agricultural industry, many farmers try to remain positive that the situation will turn around.
South African farmers could need between R15bn to R20bn to survive the worst drought since 1992.