Thousands of cattle have perished due to the drought that’s currently being experienced throughout the country.
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Tongaat Hulett, who also suffered from the drought, has announced that it will be retrenching workers in the upcoming months as their half-year profits dropped by 10% to R1.36bn.
Verbruikers kan hul maar gereed maak vir ‘n dubble kosprys verhoging as gevolg van die landwye droogte en die rand se voortdurende swak verhandeling.
Sommige van die ergste nagevolge van die El Nino-weerpatroon is die hittegolewe wat die plantlewe verbrand, diere wat vrek en water tekorte wat vererger.
Verskeie misister het die media toegespreek rakende die droogte wat die land tans op hul knieë het.
If rain doesn’t fall in the next few weeks, the crop and livestock prospects for many commodities will be decidedly bleak, with direct and material impact on the earnings of farmers and the companies that support them, and on food price inflation. Coupled with sweltering heat, the prolonged drought is a major source of anxiety…
Grain SA warned that consumers can expect tough times ahead as the country are still firmly in the grips of the national drought and the rand’s continued poor performance.
Although government is willing to aid farmers with R220 million, a study revealed that Kwa-Zulu Natal alone needs R740 million.
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